Explore a curated selection of enchanting rose quotes, capturing the timeless beauty, romance, and symbolism of these exquisite flowers.
The rose holds a unique place in the tapestry of human expression, symbolizing both passion and tenderness, romance and admiration. Each rose is a symphony of emotions, and each petal whispers a story of its own.
With its velvety petals and enchanting fragrances, this flower has inspired poets, authors, and lovers for centuries. To unveiling the profound messages and enduring allure these exquisite flowers convey, we compiled most enchanting rose quotes.
Through a collection rose quotes, allowing us to delve into the heart of these blooms, exploring the language of love and admiration that they speak. From classic literature to modern musings, these quotes mirror the timeless beauty and depth of emotions that roses awaken within us.
Join us on this journey through 100 rose quotes – where we celebrate the elegance, fragrance, and symbolism that roses bring to our lives. Let each quote be a reminder of the exquisite connections between nature and the human heart.
Beautiful rose quotes
Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns.
The beautiful, passionate, ruined South, the land of magnolias and music, of roses and romance … living on the memory of crushing defeats.
If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength.
I love rose gold – it’s just beautiful and classy and timeless.
A rose is an argument. It proclaims the triumph of beauty over brutality, of gentleness over violence, of the ephemeral over the lasting, and of the universal over the particular. The same rose bursts into bloom on the North Cape and in the Sahara desert.
If the rose is a beautiful flower, it is also because it opens itself.
Charles De Leusse
A rose’s beautiful scent is extracted only when it is crushed.
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.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Rose never propagandizes its fragrant, but its own fragrance spreads surrounding.
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
Rose thorns quotes
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Henry David Thoreau
If you know how to make people happy with a single look, then you are a rose! If you know how to hurt people with a single touch, then you’re a thorn!
Mehmet Murat ildan
But he who dares not grasp the thorn, should never crave the rose.
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
Just like the rose holds her beauty among the thorns, we can gather our strength from the most unlikely places.
Red rose quotes
A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.
I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white. The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night. And I think to myself what a wonderful world
Red roses for young lovers. French beans for longstanding relationships
Once a blooming red rose, full of streaming life in its veins. Now a wilting black petal rupturing with death and pain.
Their lips were four red roses on a stalk.
Oh my luve’s like a red, red rose,
That’s newly sprung in June;
Oh my luve’s like the melodie
That’s sweetly played in tune.
Here bloom red roses, dewy wet,
And beds of fragrant mignonette.
She bathed with roses red,
And violets blew.
And all the sweetest flowres
That in the forrest grew.
Love and a red rose can’t be hid.
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
Meaningful rose quotes love
Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
Katharine Lee Bates
True love is like little roses, sweet, fragrant in small doses.
Ana Claudia Antunes
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
Love is a rose, but you’d better not pick it, only grows when it’s on the vine. Handful of thorns and you know you’ve missed it. Lose your love when you say the word mine.
She who loves roses must be patient and not cry out when she is pierced by thorns.
Love is a rose, but you better not pick it. It only grows when it’s on the vine. A handful of thorns and you’ll know you’ve missed it. You lose your love when you say the word ‘mine’.
Only when your love of roses is greater than your fear of thorns can you grow a beautiful garden.
Love is like the wild rose–briar; Friendship like the holly–tree. The holly is dark when the rose–briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
A life filled with love, must have some thorns, but a life empty of love will have no roses.
LOVE is like a burden ROSE, but a burden LOVE is never been a beautiful ROSE.
Friendship rose quotes
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
A thorn is a rose’s friend but a gardener’s enemy.
Give her two red roses, each with a note. The first note says For the woman I love and the second, For my best friend.
I have a white rose to tend In July as in January; I give it to the true friend Who offers his frank hand to me. And to the cruel one whose blows Break the heart by which I live, Thistle nor thorn do I give: For him, too, I have a white rose.
Friends are the roses of life. Pick them carefully and avoid the thorns!
True friendship is like a rose, we don’t realize its beauty until it fades.
What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.
Can anyone remember love? It’s like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
Rose garden quotes
White rose in red rose–garden Is not so white; Snowdrops, that plead for pardon And pine for fright Because the hard East blows Over their maiden vows, Grow not as this face grows from pale to bright.
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
In the garden of existence, there exists two beautiful roses: Music and love.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
In the middle of a garden grew a rose tree; it was full of roses, and in the loveliest of them all lived an elf. He was so tiny that no human eye could see him. He had a snug little room behind every petal of the rose.
Hans Christian Andersen
I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden. Along with sunshine, there’s got to be a little rain sometime.
If your thought is a rose, you are a rose garden; and if it is a thistle, you are fuel for the fire.
I never promised you a rose garden.
In the orchard and rose garden I long to see your face. In the taste of Sweetness I long to kiss your lips. In the shadows of passion I long for your love.
Life is like a rose garden – Watch for the thorns and keep the pest dust handy.
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 blooming outside our windows today.
Wild rose quotes
Wild roses are fairest, and nature a better gardener than art.
Louisa May Alcott
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over–canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk–roses and with eglantine.
She is our moon. Our tidal pull. She is the rich deep beneath the sea, the buried treasure, the expression in the owl’s eye, the perfume in the wild rose. She is what the water says when it moves.
Patricia A. McKillip
A wild rose roofs the ruined shed, And that and summer well agree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In the season of white wild roses
We two went hand in hand:
But now in the ruddy autumn
Together already we stand.
Francis Turner Palgrave
The redness was going out of the light now, the remains of the day were a fading pink, the color of wild roses.
When a man can look upon the simple wild–rose, and feel no pleasure, his taste has been corrupted.
Henry Ward Beecher
The wild rose–briar is sweet in spring, Its summer blossoms scent the air; Yet wait till winter comes again, And who will call the wild–briar fair?
And still I look for the men who will dare to be / roses of England / wild roses of England / men who are wild roses of England / with metal thorns, beware!
D. H. Lawrence
Could two live that way? Could two live under the wild rose, and explore by the pond, so that the smooth mind of each is as everywhere present to the other, and as received and as unchallenged, as falling snow?
Rose quotes for her
I think of love, and you, and my heart grows full and warm, and my breath stands still… I can feel a sunshine stealing into my soul and making it all summer, and every thorn, a rose.
The moon is ripe with summer’s love; her heart wild as a rose.
I have brought you the rose of love, and you have crowned me, in these dark hours, with their thorns.
Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
She is a rose, Jest. Lovely on the eyes, yes, but such thorns are not to be ignored.
I looked at you and only saw beautiful because legendary is the ability of a woman’s mind to weave fields of roses from thorns.
Real beauty is in the fragility of your petals. A rose that never wilts isn’t a rose at all.
I cast my heart into my rhymes,
That you, in the dim coming times,
May know how my heart went with them
After the red–rose–bordered hem.
William Butler Yeats
The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.
It’s the time that you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important… People have forgotten this truth, but you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.
Antoine de Saint–Exupery
All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.
Rose quotes and sayings
The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends.
No rose without a thorn.
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.
World without poetry is like a lover without a rose.
Roses fall but the thorns remain.
Those who don’t pick roses in summer won’t pick them in winter either.
A rose is still a rose, even if it has only one petal left.
Love is the softest rose in the soul’s garden.
Thorns and roses grow on the same tree.
Be like a rose quotes
Be like a rose; no matter how many thorns you encounter in life, bloom.
A pink rose among a thousand white daisies stand out; be likewise.
Life is like a rose, peeping through the hardships of life to bloom with color.
We are like roses that have never bothered to bloom when we should have bloomed and it is as if the sun has become disgusted with waiting.
I can’t feel bad about being who I am, just like the girl next to me can’t feel bad about being who she is. Because a rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose.
Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom.
There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Decide who you are and what your goals entail – then go for the roses. Life has little regard for those who waste time.
Joe Huntsman, Sr.
Why are roses kept for their blossoms rather than shunned for their thorns?
J. Aleksandr Wootton
As delicate as flower, as tender as rose petals, choosing to be tender and kind in a harsh environment is not weakness, it’s courage.
With exploration of rose quotes, we are reminded of the delicate yet enduring impact that these timeless blooms have on our hearts and souls. These quotes, like petals gently unfurling, have illuminated the rich symbolism, profound emotions, and timeless beauty that roses embody.
Just as a rose’s thorns protect its tender petals, they guard the essence of the human heart, celebrating love, resilience, and the delicate intricacies of our emotions. Allow these rose quotes linger in your heart, serving as a reminder of the depth and power of human connection.
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As you carry the essence of these quotes, may they continue to inspire you to express your affections and appreciate life’s beauty. Thank you for joining us on this fragrant and emotive journey through the world of rose quotes.
In the journey of life, remember that you are capable of blooming beautifully even amidst adversity. Keep cultivating your inner beauty, your inner strength, and always remember the simple yet profound lesson of the rose: to bloom wherever you are planted.