Observe this dew-drenched rose of Tyrian gardens
A rose today. But you will ask in vain
Tomorrow what it is, and yesterday
It was the dust, the sunshine, and the rains.
- Christina rosetti
Their lips were four red roses on a stalk.
- William Shakespeare
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.
- J. M. Barrie
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
- Rose Franken