Strew On Her Roses, Roses, And Never A Spray Of Yew!
Strew on her roses, roses,
And never a spray of yew!
In quiet she reposes;
Ah, would that I did too!
-- Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
Strew no roses before swine. Dutch Proverb
She used to love her heroin but now she's under ground -- Guns 'n Rose
I don't need a bed of roses, cuz roses wither away.
Roses are red, she said, and violents are blue.
Her lips are roses overwashed with dew. -- Greene
Roses are red, and violets are too expensive for you.
It matters not what goal you seek Its secret here repose
You've got to dig from week to week To get Results or Roses. -- Edgar Gue...
Give her two red roses, each with a note. The first note says "For the woman I love" and the second, "For my best friend.
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. Arab Proverb