I ’d be a butterfly born in a bower, Where roses and lilies and violets meet.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly
From a thorn comes a rose, and from a rose comes a thorn.
- Greek Proverb
Their lips were four red roses on a stalk.
- William Shakespeare
If seeds in the black earth can turn into such beautiful roses, what might not the heart of man become in its long journey toward the stars?
- G.K. Chesterton