Monday, February 11, 2013

"The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose." ~George William Curtis


“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.” ~Leo Buscaglia

"Perfumes are the feelings of flowers."
 ~Heinrich HeineThe Hartz Journey

"Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk
undisturbed." ~Walt Whitman

"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."

“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?” 
― Emily BrontëThe Complete Poems

"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."


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

"And she was fair as is the rose in May." ~ Geoffrey Chaucer

“They are not long, the days of wine and roses. Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes, within a dream.” 
― Ernest DowsonThe Poems and Prose of Ernest Dowson

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