84 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! You may also be inspired by our collection of rose poems.


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    Short Rose Quotes

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



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



  3. She gave me a rose — she gave me a smile — the heart of me glowed with pleasure the while Arthur Franklin Fuller, A Rose
    Finding Love Poems



  4. The blooming rose so fresh aind fair sheds sweetest perfume on the air M. E. B., For A Valentine
    Valentines Day Poems



  5. The white rose is a cleaner white, the red rose is more red William L. Stidger, I Saw God Wash The World
    God's Garden Poem



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



  8. You touched my heart; it gave a thrill just like a rose Mortimer Collins, A Conceit
    Short Love Poems



  9. To-day the vine has but a thorn, to-morrow brings the rose. F. D. Sherman, Who Knows
    Poems About The Future



  10. My rose began to open, and its hue was sweet to me as to it sun and dew Paul Laurence Dunbar, Promise
    Famous Poems



  11. Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose, that's newly sprung in June! Robert Burns, A Red, Red, Rose
    Love Poems For Her



  12. Can you put the petals back on the rose? If you could, would it smell as sweet? Unknown, Questions On The Past
    Easy Poems for Kids



  13. I believe....that roses that blossom and toilers that plod are filled with the glorious spirit of God. Edgar A. Guest, I Believe
    I Believe Poems



  14. Love is a rose of joy, it blooms without strife
  15. Love is a rose of joy, it blooms without strife J. J. Thorne
    Love Is



  16. June brings tulips, lilies, roses, fills the children's hands with posies Sara Coleridge, The Months
    Month Poems



  17. If the shower will make the roses bloom, Oh! why lament its fall? Charlotte Bronte, Life
    Poems For Women



  18. If love were what the rose is, and I were like the leaf, our lives would grow together in sad or singing weather Algernon Charles Swinburne, A Match
    To My Love Poems



  19. There's never a rose in all the world but makes some green spray sweeter Unknown, Small Sweet Ways
    Simple Things



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



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



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



  24. 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 Quotes



  25. In a world full of roses, stand out like a dandelion in the middle of a green, plush lawn! June Stoyer
    Dandelion Poems



  26. Better the rose's living seed, than roses in a crowd George McDonald, Better Things
    Optimistic Poems



  27. A rose it is though least and last of all, a rose to me though at the fall. Christina Rossetti, An October Garden
    Autumn Poems



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



  29. I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
  Emma Goldman
  30. I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. Emma Goldman
    Humorous Quotes



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



  32. Give your flowers and your roses to your friends while yet in life. Alfred S. Rctz
    Do Not Wait Until Tomorrow



  33. This week, be sure to give your loved ones an extra hug, and by all means, take a moment... even if it is only ten seconds, to stop and smell the roses. Villamor Quebral; Venice Quebral, Take A Moment To Stop And Smell The Roses
    How Do I Love Thee Poems



  34. A daisy blooming in a desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest. Matshona Dhliwayo
    Poems About Daisies



  35. There's never a rose in all the world, but makes some green spray sweeter Unknown, Set The World Rejoicing
    Poems About Joy



  36. When we look at what the rose signifies, we stand in awe of what beauty life can behold. Byron Pulsifer
    The Rose



  37. I know the rose will bloom again as soon as it is June, the robin will return by then to sing his merry time. Edgar A. Guest, One-Sided Faith
    My Garden



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



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



  41. If the roses never bloomed, save for gladsome eyes alone....Would the roses do their task while the hours of summer fly? Unknown, All The Good We Can
    The Weaver Poem



  42. I would rather have one little rose from the garden of a friend than to have the choicest flowers when my stay on earth shall end. Unknown, Kindness During Life
    Be Appreciative



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



  44. But I linger to prayerfully say...bring roses and lilies and summer and shine, while the fire is talking of snow. Nixon Waterman, In The Firelight
    Wind In The Trees



  45. The rosebuds droop, but other flowers spring up for us to pluck and twine into our calm, maturer hours—not youth alone knows love's red wine. Wilhelmina Stitch Along The Way
    Poems about Gardens by Famous Poets



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



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



  48. Stop and Smell The Roses Quotes

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



  50. Yes, time to smell the roses, to learn to slow your pace, to find out why the Lord has blessed you so, to realize the beauty of living on God’s earth Greta Zwaan, Time Belongs To God
    God's Timing



  51. 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 Quotes



  52. I would rather have one little rose from the garden of a friend than to have the choicest flowers when my stay on earth shall end. Unknown, Kindness During Life
    All Poems



  53. 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 Quotes



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



  56. 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



  57. 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 Quotes



  58. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, 
for you only get to play one round. Ben Hogan
  59. 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



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



  61. Quotes about Roses and Thorns

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



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



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



  65. No rose without a thorn. 
  French Proverb
  66. No rose without a thorn. French Proverb
    Inspirational Poems



  67. 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



  68. 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 Quotes



  69. If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful?
  Kamand Kojouri
  70. If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? Kamand Kojouri
    Attitude Quotes



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



  72. Some thorns have roses. Hope Bolinger
    Appreciation Quotes



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



  75. 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



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



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



  78. Love sees the thorns but cherishes the rose anyway.
  Jeffrey Fry
  79. Love sees the thorns but cherishes the rose anyway. Jeffrey Fry
    Positive Quotes



  80. May your life be filled with roses and the thorns of life be few Catherine Pulsifer
    Roses Are Red Birthday Poems



  81. 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



  82. Famous Rose Quotes

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



  84. Too well I know what accident and chance and force disclose to think blind fury could invent the beauty of a rose. Edgar A. Guest, Silent
    God Cares For You



  85. 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 Quotes



  86. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice 
because thorn bushes have roses.   Abraham Lincoln
  87. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. Abraham Lincoln
    Thought Provoking Quotes



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



  89. 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 Quotes



  90. 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 Quotes



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



  92. You never noticed nature, the fragrance of the rose,
Or seen the trees in colour in the park. Greta Zwaan
  93. 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



  94. 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 Quotes



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



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



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



  99. At early morn oft have I seen the dew-drop kiss the rose. While nature smiled so sweet, serene, after her night's repose. Mary C Ryan, Love
    Fairer Than Lilies



  100. 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 Quotes



  101. 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 Quotes


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