65 Best Roses Quotes On Success In Life

These Roses quotes will inspire you. A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears. There are over three hundred species and tens of thousands of cultivars.

Nothing says romance higher than a bouquet of roses. Beautiful flowers are the preferred choice for luxurious wedding arrangements to a simple gift. Celebrate this classic symbol of the beauty of love with the collection of enlightened roses quotes.

Top Roses Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  3. “Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today.” ~ Pierre de Ronsard
  4. “Every rose that is sweet-scented within, That rose is telling of the secrets of the Universal.” ~ Rumi
  5. “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

  6. “Of all the flowers, methinks a rose is best.” ~ William Shakespeare
  7. “Life is full of paradoxes, as roses are of thorns.” ~ Fernando Pessoa
  8. “Take time to smell the roses. Appreciating the little things in life really can make all the difference.” ~ Andy Puddicombe
  9. “Life is a garden. It is an opportunity. You can grow weeds, you can grow roses; it all depends on you.” ~ Rajneesh, Roses quotes garden
  10. “The rose does not have a why; it blossoms without reason, forgetful of self and oblivious to our vision.” ~ Angelus Silesius
  11. “Fewer things are lovelier to me than a full-blown rose when it opens up its heart.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  12. “And the marvelous rose became crimson, like the rose of the eastern sky. Crimson was the girdle of petals, and crimson as a ruby was the heart” ~ Oscar Wilde
  13. “Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan

  14. “I am thankful that thorns have roses.” ~ Alphonse Karr
  15. “The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.” ~ George William Curtis
  16. “In the garden of thy heart, plant naught but the rose of love.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh
  17. “Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.” ~ Katharine Lee Bates
  18. “the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses” ~ e. e. cummings
  19. “If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose, you must accept the thorns which it bears.” ~ Isaac Hayes
  20. “I am not the rose, but I have lived near the rose.” ~ Geoffrey Chaucer

  21. “I will soothe you and heal you, I will bring you roses. I too have been covered with thorns.” ~ Rumi
  22. “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” ~ Gertrude Stein
  23. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” ~ Emma Goldman
  24. “As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” ~ Ben Hogan
  25. “How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Roses quotes for her
  26. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” ~ Alphonse Karr
  27. “Just remember, during the winter, far beneath the bitter snow, that there’s a seed that with the sun’s love in the spring becomes a rose.” ~ Bette Midler
  28. “But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.” ~ Anne Bronte

  29. “Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time.” ~ Edmund Spenser
  30. “Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night’s gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.” ~ Sarah Chauncey Woolsey
  31. “The rose is without ‘why’; it blooms simply because it blooms. It pays no attention to itself, nor does it ask whether anyone sees it.” ~ Angelus Silesius
  32. “The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.” ~ Ovid
  33. “You, of course, are a rose– But were always a rose.” ~ Robert Frost

  34. “The red rose whispers of passion,
    And the white rose breathes of love;
    O, the red rose is a falcon,
    And the white rose is a dove.” ~ John Boyle O’Reilly
  35. “There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.” ~ Henri Matisse
  36. “A profusion of pink roses being ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.” ~ William Carlos Williams
  37. “Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  38. “Love thou rose, yet leave it on its stem.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

  39. “I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  40. “The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.” ~ Saadi
  41. “Good thoughts are blessed guests, and should be heartily welcomed, well fed, and much sought after. Like rose leaves, they give out a sweet smell if laid up in the jar of memory.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  42. “Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying: And this same flower that smiles to day, Tomorrow will be dying.” ~ Robert Herrick
  43. “You don’t blast a heart open,” she said. “You coax and nurture it open like the sun does to a rose.” ~ Melody Beattie

  44. “And the rose like a nymph to the bath address,
    Which unveiled the depth of her glowing breast,
    Till, fold after fold, to the fainting air,
    The soul of her beauty and love lay bare.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
  45. “That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.” ~ Rumi
  46. “How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss and all was said.” ~ Victor Hugo
  47. “Someday you will name me, then gently place those burning holy roses in my hair.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

  48. “It is by believing in roses that you make them bloom.” ~ Anatole France
  49. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” ~ William Shakespeare, Roses quotes Shakespeare
  50. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” ~ George Eliot, Roses quotes rain
  51. “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  52. “But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  53. “There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in Love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds. This was ordained in creation. Only from the heart can you reach the sky: The Rose of Glory can grow only from the heart.” ~ Rumi
  54. “The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It’s focused attention.” ~ Rick Warren

  55. “Then will I raise aloft the milk-white rose.
    For whose sweet smell the air shall be perfumed.” ~ William Shakespeare
  56. “The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem
    For that sweet odour which doth in it live.” ~ William Shakespeare
  57. “Loveliest of lovely things are they,
    On earth, that soonest pass away.
    The rose that lives its little hour
    Is prized beyond the sculptured flower.” ~ William C. Bryant
  58. “And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies.” ~ Marie Antoinette

  59. “You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.” ~ Thomas Moore
  60. “The seasons alter: hoary-headed frosts
    Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose.” ~ William Shakespeare
  61. “The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.” ~ Salvador Dali
  62. “Long live the rose that grew from the concrete when no one else ever cared!” ~ Tupac Shakur

  63. “The rose is a rose And was always a rose.
    But the theory now goes That the apple’s a rose.” ~ Robert Frost
  64. “There was just one moon. That familiar, yellow, solitary moon. The same moon that silently floated over fields of pampas grass, the moon that rose–a gleaming, round saucer–over the calm surface of lakes, that tranquility beamed down on the rooftops of fast-asleep houses. The same moon that brought the high tide to shore, that softly shone on the fur of animals and enveloped and protected travelers at night. The moon that, as a crescent, shaved slivers from the soul–or, as a new moon, silently bathed the earth in its own loneliness. THAT moon.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  65. “I, love, I am the pure acetylene Virgin Attended by roses.” ~ Sylvia Plath

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