Some People Are Always Grumbling Because Roses Have Thorns.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns.
I am thankful thorns have roses.
-- Alphonse Karr, French journalist
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. Arab Proverb
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses.
-- Pilpay (or Bidpai) -- The Ignorant Physician, Chap. iii, Fable viii...
Have the florist send some roses to Mrs Upjohn and write 'Emily I love you' on the back of the bill.
You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, nor can you enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns.
-- Benjamin Frankli...
Roses are red; Violets are blue. I'm schizophrenic, And so am I.
Whaddya have to DO to get kicked out of Guns 'N Roses?
Those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.
I don't need a bed of roses, cuz roses wither away.
Lean too much on the approval of people, and it becomes a bed of thorns. -- Tehyi Hsieh