From a thorn comes a rose, and from a rose comes a thorn.
- Greek Proverb
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is a rose, smell it and pass it to your friends.
- Persian Proverb
In the cherry blossom's shade
there's no such thing
as a stranger.