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Proverbs containing the word Rose

There is no rose without a thorn

A rose without a thorn is synonymous with impossible happiness. However happy we are, there is always some little touch of sadness or... Read more →

A rose by another name would smell as sweet

It is not what a thing is called that matters, but what it is. The same applies to people The quotation comes from Shakespeare's tragedy,... Read more →

The fairest rose is at last withered

Beauty fades and is gone. Here is a verse from The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward FitzGerald: Oh, come with old Khayyam, and... Read more →