A rose without a thorn is synonymous with impossible happiness. However happy we are, there is always some little touch of sadness or disappointment. Cynics may also apply this proverb to the fair sex.
Beauty fades and is gone. Here is a verse from The Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by... Read more →
We can have too much of a good thing; and happier times seem all the happier if they are interrupted... Read more →