“But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.”~Anne Bronte

“The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.”

*Roses from my garden

“You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.  ~Emma Goldman

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.  ~Beverly Nichols

“A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.”
“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.”
 ~Heinrich HeineThe Hartz Journey
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk
“I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”
“A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.”  ~The Collected Later Poems of William Carlos Williams
‘”People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.”

6 responses to ““But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.”~Anne Bronte

  1. Great Quotes! Beautiful Roses



  2. Beth, visiting you blog is like a delightful walk in a summer garden! Thanks for sharing.


  3. I love roses! Those are beautiful pictures. Thanks for a lovely post.
    Sue B


  4. Thanks so much, says Beth, just back in from her garden. 🙂


  5. What a beautiful blog post! Once again you’ve outdone yourself. Pink roses are my favorite flower–love those pictured. Thanks so much for brightening my day.


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