While life may not be a bed of roses, roses certainly are a reflection of life. A single rose signifies so many different things. It represents love, innocence, gratitude, happiness, friendship and even death. They say the gift of a rose is also one of the simplest ways to say, “I love you.” I thought that I would share some of my favorite Rose quotes.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.- Alphonse Kerr
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December. – James Matthew Barrie
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. – Mark Overby.
Don’t strew me with roses after I’m dead.
When Death claims the light of my brow
No flowers of life will cheer me: instead
You may give me my roses now! – Thomas F. Healey
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You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of roses will hang round it still. – Thomas More
Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.- Unknown
The Rainbow comes and goes, And lovely is the Rose. – William Wordsworth