Friday, 6 November 2015

Friday Five: A Good Year for the Roses

We have roses in our garden. We didn't plant them, but still we reap the benefit of their perfumed blooms. Much has been written of roses: they are literal and metaphoric flowers. Here are five of my favourite quotes about roses:

5 Quotes about Roses:
  1. 'A rose is a rose is a rose.' - Gertrude Stein
  2. 'What's in a name? That which we call a rose/ By any other name would smell as sweet.' - William Shakespeare
  3. 'The worker must have bread, but she must have roses too.' - Rose Schneiderman
  4. 'What though youth gave love and roses/ Age still leaves us friends and wine.' - Thomas Moore
  5. 'For women are as roses, whose fair flower/ Being once display'd, doth fall that very hour.' - William Shakespeare

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