Mottoes, Sayings, & Quotes About Roses


“Everything’s Coming Up Roses” – Gypsy

“A single rose can be my garden…a single friend can be my world.” – Leo Buscaglia

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes it so important.” Antoine de St. Exupery – The Little Prince

“Long live the rose that grew from concrete….”Tupac

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr

“But this rose is an extra.  Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

“Rose, oh pure contradiction….” Rainer Maria Rilke

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses.  The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” – Maud Hart Lovelace

“In this universe there might grow roses which sing.” – Stephen King

“A flower unplucked is but left to the falling, And nothing is gained by not gathering roses.” – Robert Frost

“With its leaves so rich and heavy with elation and its crimson face made brighter with visions of divinity the shadow of a certain rose looks just like an angel eating light.” – Aberjhani

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anais Nin


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