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Proverbs about Roses

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses. ~Chinese proverb

Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance. ~German proverb

In the place of roses be a rose, and where there are thorns be a thorn. ~Persian proverb

He who would gather roses must not fear thorns. ~Dutch proverb

Truths and roses have thorns about them. ~Spanish proverb

A sow prefers bran to roses. ~French proverb

He that plants thorns shall not gather roses. ~Persian proverb

From the thorn bush comes the rose. ~Hebrew proverb

The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it. ~Chinese proverb

The gardener who loves roses is slave to a thousand thorns. ~Turkish proverb

Love sees roses without thorns. ~German proverb

The most beautiful roses grow on graves. ~German proverb

A girl without a friend is like the spring without roses. ~French proverb

If the rose comes, we eat and drink near it; if it departs, we do not regret it. ~Arabic proverb

Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone, and more fragile than a rose. ~Turkish proverb

The road to hell is strewn with roses. ~Mexican proverb

Revolutions are not made with rose water. ~Latin proverb

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Original post date 2017 Dec 23
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