53 Rose Quotes

Let these rose quotes inspire you. You will find famous quotes, ones to remind you to stop and smell the roses and quotes about roses and thorns and life!

We hope these quotes encourage you to look at life in a way that you take the time to enjoy it as you would when you smell the scent of a rose and also that you don't let the thorns of life get you down!


    Short Rose Quotes

    Real life isn't purely filled with roses and rainbows.
  Ken Poirot
  1. Real life isn't purely filled with roses and rainbows. Ken Poirot
    Life Quotes



  2. In a world full of roses, stand out like a dandelion in the middle of a green, plush lawn! June Stoyer
    Cute Quotes



  3. ... that first ever rose to have fragranced the rest of my memories. Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest
    Memories



  4. When life is not coming up roses look to the weeds and find the beauty
 hidden within them.  L.F.Young
  5. When life is not coming up roses look to the weeds and find the beauty hidden within them. L.F.Young
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  6. A mother's love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. Ellen J. Barrier
    Mothers Day Poems



  7. There are lavender roses that remind of rainy summer skies, and lush apricot blooms that evoke a brilliant sunset. Kate Chynoweth, a bouquet of Roses
    Sky



  8. If Jupiter wished to give the flowers a queen, the Rose would be their queen. Sappho
    Flower Poem



  9. No time to grieve for roses when the forests are burning. Juliusz Slowacki
    Forest Quotes



  10. I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
  Emma Goldman
  11. I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. Emma Goldman
    Humorous



  12. Every new day our children's joy is as fresh as roses, even the birds chatter at dawn. Scott Hastie
    Bird 



  13. Every summer, like the roses, childhood returns. Marty Rubin
    Children 



  14. Roses can grow in slums just as weeds can grow around mansions.
  Richard Paul Evans
  15. Roses can grow in slums just as weeds can grow around mansions. Richard Paul Evans, A Step of Faith
    Inspirational Quotes



  16. A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
    Jean Cocteau
    Poetry Quotes



  17. It takes a loyal gardener to tend roses. Sondra Faye
    Garden Poems



  18. It is the time you have spent on your rose that makes her so important. Antoine De Saint-Exupery
    Rose Day Quotes



  19. Stop and Smell The Roses Quotes

    Take time to smell the roses.  Proverb
  20. Take time to smell the roses. Proverb
    Proverbs



  21. I learned how to slow down. I planted a small garden with five roses. I now have about 70 roses and I literally have time to smell the roses. Rosalinda Morgan, Stop and Smell the Roses
    Learning



  22. Stop, take time to "smell the roses" and relax, knowing you deserve to take time for the most important person on earth. David Lang, Stop and smell the roses
    Relax 



  23. The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends. 
   Persian Proverb
  24. The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends. Persian Proverb
    Friendship Poems



  25. There are lots of activities we can do to "smell the roses', like meditation, walking along the beach, joy riding, communing with nature, bird watching, stargazing or watching and smelling the literal rose in your garden, and a lot more. Villamor Quebral; Quebral, Venice, Take A Moment To Stop And Smell The Roses
    Poems about Life



  26. To "stop and smell the roses" we must first believe that there's a rose garden out there somewhere. And in this jaded world of ours, the refusal to believe in gardens leaves most of us ref of roses. Craig D. Lounsbrough
    Believe



  27. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, 
for you only get to play one round. Ben Hogan
  28. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. Ben Hogan
    Motivational Quotes



  29. Smell the roses. Smell the coffee. Whatever it is that makes you happy. Rita Moreno
    Happiness Quotes



  30. Quotes about Roses and Thorns

    Focus your energy on the fragrance and beauty of the petals not 
on the thorns. Amit Ray
  31. Focus your energy on the fragrance and beauty of the petals not on the thorns. Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath
    Action



  32. But he that dares not grasp the thorn
    Should never crave the rose.
    Anne Bronte
    Risk 



  33. Why are roses kept for their blossoms rather than shunned for their thorns? J. Aleksandr Wootton, Her Unwelcome Inheritance
    Questioning 



  34. No rose without a thorn. 
  French Proverb
  35. No rose without a thorn. French Proverb
    Inspirational Poems



  36. One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver that has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations. Anthony Liccione
    Short Positive Quotes



  37. The rose is not on the plant for more than a week, but the thorns are there forever. Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns. Grigoris Deoudis
    Difficult Times 



  38. If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful?
  Kamand Kojouri
  39. If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? Kamand Kojouri
    Attitude 



  40. She who loves roses must be patient and not cry out when she is pierced by thorns. Sappho
    Patience



  41. Some thorns have roses. Hope Bolinger
    Appreciation



  42. Life may be a bed of roses, but roses still have thorns.
   Matshona Dhliwayo
  43. Life may be a bed of roses, but roses still have thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo
    Poems of Encouragement



  44. I like to think that love is like a rose. A rose that is beginning to sprout is like a person feeling love for the first time. It will grow in time as the couples interact and along the way, they may hurt themselves by the thorns of pain and misunderstanding. But it is all worth it to see the rose in full bloom as the two share their true love. Michelle Goncalves
    Short Love Quotes



  45. Living as a rose, surrounded, with thorns, but untouched, is a characterful person. Ehsan Sehgal
    Courage Quotes



  46. For every thorn is just as essential to the longevity of the plant as the blossoms. S.R. Ford, Mimgardr
    Make A Difference 



  47. Love sees the thorns but cherishes the rose anyway.
  Jeffrey Fry
  48. Love sees the thorns but cherishes the rose anyway. Jeffrey Fry
    Positive Quotes



  49. Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns. Grigoris Deoudis
    Life Journey Quotes



  50. Famous Rose Quotes

    God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. 
  J.M. Barrie
  51. God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. J.M. Barrie
    Christmas Messages



  52. One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie
    Dream



  53. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice 
because thorn bushes have roses.   Abraham Lincoln
  54. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. Abraham Lincoln
    Thought Provoking



  55. The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose. Kahlil Gibran
    Optimistic 



  56. Your success and pleasure with rose growing depend upon the quality of the plants you buy, even more than they depend upon the kind of soil you have, or the kind of care you gve to the plants. John Milton, Rose Growing Simplified
    Success



  57. The art of thinning out is one which holds an important place in growing of show Roses, and can only be properly learned by experience and experiment. Louis Durand, The Book of Roses
    Experience



  58. Love is like the wild rose-briar,
    Friendship like the holly-tree
    Emily Bronte, Love and Friendship
    Tree



  59. You never noticed nature, the fragrance of the rose,
Or seen the trees in colour in the park. Greta Zwaan
  60. You never noticed nature, the fragrance of the rose,
    Or seen the trees in colour in the park.
    Greta Zwaan, Time Belongs To God
    Christian Poems



  61. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers. Arthur Conan Doyle, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
    Hope



  62. One of these days (please God) I shall retire from catching thieves, and try my hand at growing roses. Wilkie Collins
    Garden



  63. Historically, rose petals were valued for their medicinal qualities than their aesthetic qualities. Rose has antidepressant properties. Amy Leigh Mercree, The Mood Book
    Health 



  64. Be grateful for the growing trees, the roses soon to bloom
  Edgar A. Guest
  65. Be grateful for the growing trees, the roses soon to bloom Edgar A. Guest, Be Grateful
    Happy Thanksgiving Quotes



  66. Aspirin is so good for roses, brandy for sweet peas, and a squeeze of lemon-juice for the fleshy flowers, like begonias. Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals
    Sustainability



  67. Life's not a bed of sweet roses or a sunny beach on the shore,
    The hurdles we face are many, there's much that one must endure.
    Greta Zwaan, It's Not About You!
    Challenges


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