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Violet Quotes

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Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds
on the heel that has crushed it.
- Mark Twain

Related topics: Inspirational Forgiveness

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird
or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland

In our film profession you may have Gable's looks,
Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes,
but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
- Frank Capra

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic,
and so am I. - Oscar Levant

 

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.
- Tennessee Williams

The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn,
and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.
- Robert Burns

Big doesn't necessarily mean better.
Sunflowers aren't better than violets.
- Edna Ferber

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Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods,
have their season which no man can hasten or retard.
- Janos Bolyai

We may pass violets looking for roses.
We may pass contentment looking for victory.
- Bern Williams

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Who can suffer while roses bloom
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses,
for you only get to play one round.
- Ben Hogan

A true poet does not bother to be poetical.
Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
- Jean Cocteau

My lady's presence makes the roses red,
because to see her lips they blush for shame.
- Henry Constable

Have you seen the roses? There's a whole lot of colours.
- Syd Barrett

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature
is that all of us tend to put off living.
We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over
the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are
blooming outside our windows today.
- Dale Carnegie

Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses;
they last while they last.
- Charles de Gaulle

Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The worker must have bread, but she must have roses,
too.
Help, you women of privilege, give her the ballot to fight with.
- Rose Schneiderman

They are not long, the days of wine and roses.
- Ernest Dowson

A revolution is not a bed of roses.
- Fidel Castro

I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it.
- Esai Morales

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
- Emma Goldman

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
- James M. Barrie

This is rather different from the receptions I used to get fifty years ago.
They threw things at me then but they were not roses.
- Susan B. Anthony

Everything's coming up roses - for me.
- Ethel Merman

With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.
- James K. Polk

When a man has been consistently battering his wife,
he shouldn't expect a bouquet of roses from her the
morning after he promises to stop.
- Joe Slovo

One may live without bread, not without roses.
- Jean Richepin

Rock 'n' Roll, no roses or gardening.
- Tina Charles

I think life is full of challenges and problems.
I don't believe that anyone is perfect.
We all make mistakes.
It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.
- Nigel Mansell

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life;
the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.
- Ellen Key

Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon
up the smell of roses in a cellar.
You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
- Arthur Miller

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns;
I am thankful that thorns have roses.
- Alphonse Karr

If the power goes out, business stops...
whether you sell roses or you're a big manufacturer.
- Eric Johnston

And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses.
- Francis Quarles

Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
- Stephen Gardiner

Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes;
Dust is on his eyes,
Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses.
- Robert Williams Buchanan

What though youth gave love and roses,
Age still leaves us friends and wine.
- Thomas More

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
- Ovid

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle,
not a bed of roses.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative
painter than to paint a rose,
because before he can do so he has first to forget
all the roses that were ever painted.
- Henri Matisse

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage,
concludes that it will also make better soup.
- H. L. Mencken

Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses,
a box where sweets compacted lie.
- George Herbert

Treaties are like roses and young girls.
They last while they last.
- Charles de Gaulle

'Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped
the roses from your cheek,
though sorrow long has washed them.
- Edward Moore

Days of wine and roses laugh and run away,
like a child at play.
- Johnny Mercer

We found vines of a large size, and in some cases quite loaded with grapes;
we also found an abundance of roses,
which appeared to be like those of Castile.
- Junipero Serra

Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses,
who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming,
they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old.
- Nikki Sixx

While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.
- Thomas Moore

The hard part of writing at all is sitting your ass
down in a chair and writing it.
There's always something better to do,
like I've got an interview, sharpening the pencils,
trimming the roses.
There's always something better to do.
Going to a writer's club?
- Jerry Pournelle

We all agree now - by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty -
that a work of art is like a rose.
A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else.
Neither is a work of art.
Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves.
- Clive Bell

Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked
on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable.
It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future,
but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
- Maureen Forrester

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes,
by dozens and hundreds.
Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows,
brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins,
but only one mother in the whole world.
- Kate D. Wiggins

But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of
religion lie somewhere completely different.
They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the
deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid,
to do justice to such weighty matters now.
- Rudolf Otto

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
- Robert Louis Stevenson


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