Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,
Old Time is still aflying,
And this same flower that smiles today,
Tomorrow will be dying.
- Robert Herrick
flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns,
or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
- Abraham Lincoln
Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion
- Thom Bodebt