Wednesday, August 11, 2010

A Rose is a Rose is a Quote

A revolution is not a bed of roses.
Fidel Castro

A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
Jean Cocteau

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
H. L. Mencken

One may live without bread, not without roses.
Jean Richepin


Rock 'n' Roll, no roses or gardening.
Tina Charles

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Oscar Levant

The hard part of writing at all is sitting your ass down in a chair and writing it. There's always something better to do, like I've got an interview, sharpening the pencils, trimming the roses. There's always something better to do. Going to a writer's club?
Jerry Pournelle

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.


This is rather different from the receptions I used to get fifty years ago. They threw things at me then but they were not roses.
Susan B. Anthony

Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
Charles de Gaulle


Roses that last, right here.

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