Short of a blip photo this evening I resorted to these two roses on the kitchen table.
The world is a rose; smell it and pass it on to your friend.
An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
In middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose not closing up like a cabbage.
John Andrew Holmes
Send two dozen roses to room 424 and put" Emily, I love you" on the back of the bill.
( Groucho Marx.)
Thorns and roses grow on the same tree.