Dead Roses Famous Quotes & Sayings

40 Dead Roses Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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The wind, one brilliant day, called
to my soul with an odor of jasmine.
"In return for the odor of my jasmine,
I'd like all the odor of your roses."
"I have no roses; all the flowers
in my garden are dead."
"Well then, I'll take the withered petals
and the yellow leaves and the waters of the fountain."
the wind left. And I wept. And I said to myself:
"What have you done with the garden that was entrusted to you?
Antonio Machado Dead Roses Sayings By Antonio Machado: The wind, one brilliant day, calledto my soul with an odor of jasmine."In return for
I'm wearing dead cotton on my limbs and a blush of roses on my face.Tahereh Mafi Dead Roses Sayings By Tahereh Mafi: I'm wearing dead cotton on my limbs and a blush of roses on my face.
Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead! Laurels and roses on their graves to-day, lilies and laurels over them we lay, and violets o'er each unforgotten head.Richard Hovey Dead Roses Sayings By Richard Hovey: Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead! Laurels and roses on their graves
they can't say I didn't love you they can't understand that some people love roses for the thorns and the way sometimes we need to be cut to feel alive and why I could walk away so calmly they said you were dead and remind me from time to timeMark Abukoff Dead Roses Sayings By Mark Abukoff: they can't say I didn't love you they can't understand that some people love roses
People marvel that we're not out in the streets, decking the monstrous, khaki tanks with roses and jasmine. They wonder why we don't crown the hard, ugly helmets of the troops with wreaths of laurel. They question why we mourn our dead instead of gratefully offering them as sacrifices to the Gods of Democracy and Liberty. They wonder why we're bitter.Riverbend Dead Roses Sayings By Riverbend: People marvel that we're not out in the streets, decking the monstrous, khaki tanks with
I stepped out to the lawn. I remember the air that night, and how it was so brisk that it could revive the dead. The fragrance of eucalyptus stoking a home fire, the smell of wet grass, of dung fuel, of tobacco, of swamp air, and the perfume of hundreds of roses
this was the scent of Missing. No, it was the scent of a continent.
Abraham Verghese Dead Roses Sayings By Abraham Verghese: I stepped out to the lawn. I remember the air that night, and how it
The author offers Paul Tripp's analogy that most of the strategies for growth in the Christian life amounts to stapling live roses on a dead bush.J.D. Greear Dead Roses Sayings By J.D. Greear: The author offers Paul Tripp's analogy that most of the strategies for growth in the
Her poetry is written on the ghost of trees, whispered on the lips of lovers.
As a little girl, she would drift in and out of libraries filled with dead poets and their musky scent. She held them in her hands and breathed them in
wanting so much to be part of their world ...
It was on her sixteenth birthday that she first fell in love. With a boy who brought her red roses and white lies. When he broke her heart, she cried for days.
Then hopeful, she sat with a pen in her hand, poised over the blank white sheet, but it refused to draw blood ...
She learned too late that poets are among the damned, cursed to commiserate over their loss, to reach with outstretched hands
hands that will never know the weight of what they seek.
Lang Leav Dead Roses Sayings By Lang Leav: Her poetry is written on the ghost of trees, whispered on the lips of lovers.As
The Sleeping

I have imagined all this:
In 1940 my parents were in love
And living in the loft on West 10th
Above Mark Rothko who painted cabbage roses
On their bedroom walls the night they got married.

I can guess why he did it.
My mother's hair was the color of yellow apples
And she wore a velvet hat with her pajamas.

I was not born yet. I was remote as starlight.
It is hard for me to imagine that
My parents made love in a roomful of roses
And I wasn't there.

But now I am. My mother is blushing.
This is the wonderful thing about art.
It can bring back the dead. It can wake the sleeping
As it might have late that night
When my father and mother made love above Rothko
Who lay in the dark thinking Roses, Roses, Roses.
Lynn Emanuel Dead Roses Sayings By Lynn Emanuel: The SleepingI have imagined all this:In 1940 my parents were in loveAnd living in the
She called herself Mater Tantibus." I scraped the rust off my Latin. "Mother of Nightmares?" "Pretentious, right?" Said the Grand Matriarch of the House of Dead Roses, I thought, but I was smart enough not to say that out loud.Craig Schaefer Dead Roses Sayings By Craig Schaefer: She called herself Mater Tantibus." I scraped the rust off my Latin. "Mother of Nightmares?"
Lord, so many things skitter through my mind, and I give chase to gather them and hold them up in a bunch to you, but they go this way and that while I go that way and this ... So, gather me up instead
and bless what eludes my grasp but not yours: trees and bees, fireflies and butterflies, roses and barbecues, and people ... Lord, the people ... bless the people: birthday people, giving birth people, being born people; conformed people,
dying people, dead people; hostaged people, banged up people, held down people; leader people, lonely people, limping people; hungry people,
surfeited
Ted Loder Dead Roses Sayings By Ted Loder: Lord, so many things skitter through my mind, and I give chase to gather them
If lilies would grow
backwards,
if roses would grow
backwards,
if all those roots
could see the stars
& the dead not close
their eyes,
we would become like swans.
Federico Garcia Lorca Dead Roses Sayings By Federico Garcia Lorca: If lilies would grow backwards,if roses would growbackwards,if all those roots could see the stars&
If he was still alive, I thought. I knelt to him, then to Osferth, and I left. We walked in silence to a cloistered courtyard where the last roses of summer had dropped their petals on the damp grass. We sat on a stone bench and listened to the mournful chants echoing from the passageway. "The archbishop wanted me dead," I said. "IBernard Cornwell Dead Roses Sayings By Bernard Cornwell: If he was still alive, I thought. I knelt to him, then to Osferth, and
I was with her when she died," Ned reminded the king. "She wanted to come home, to rest beside Brandon and Father." He could hear her still at times. Promise me, she had cried, in a room that smelled of blood and roses. Promise me, Ned. The fever had taken her strength and her voice had been faint as a whisper, but when he gave her his word, the fear had gone out of his sister's eyes. Ned remembered the way she smiled then, how tightly her fingers had clutched his as she gave up her hold on life, the rose petals spilling from her palm, dead and black. After that he remembered nothing. They had found him still holding her body, silent with grief. The little crannogman, Howland Reed, had taken her hand from his.George R R Martin Dead Roses Sayings By George R R Martin: I was with her when she died," Ned reminded the king. "She wanted to come
Roses are wilting, Violets are dead,
The sugar bowl is empty,and so is your head.
WeeKittyAndTAT Dead Roses Sayings By WeeKittyAndTAT: Roses are wilting, Violets are dead,The sugar bowl is empty,and so is your head.
Don't strew me with roses after I'm dead.
...When Death claims the light of my brow
No flowers of life will cheer me: instead
You may give me my roses now!
Thomas F. Healy Dead Roses Sayings By Thomas F. Healy: Don't strew me with roses after I'm dead....When Death claims the light of my browNo
Roses are Red
Violets are Blue
Zombies are Dead
And soon you be too
- Frosty, Zombie Slayer
Gena Showalter Dead Roses Sayings By Gena Showalter: Roses are RedViolets are BlueZombies are DeadAnd soon you be too- Frosty, Zombie Slayer
Honestly, I wish I were dead.
Weeping many tears, she left me and said,
"Alas, how terribly we suffer, Sappho.
I really leave you against my will."
And I answered: "Farewell, go and remember me.
You know how we cared for you.
If not, I would remind you
... of our wonderful times.
For by my side you put on
many wreaths of roses
and garlands of flowers
around your soft neck.
And with precious and royal perfume
you anointed yourself.
On soft beds you satisfied your passion.
And there was no dance,
no holy place
from which we were absent.
Sappho Dead Roses Sayings By Sappho: Honestly, I wish I were dead.Weeping many tears, she left me and said,"Alas, how terribly
The pink rose Zayvion had given me looked a little worse for the wear, but it wasn't dead yet. Tough flowers, roses.Devon Monk Dead Roses Sayings By Devon Monk: The pink rose Zayvion had given me looked a little worse for the wear, but
When I Am Dead, My Dearest
When I am dead, my dearest,
Sing no sad songs for me;
Plant thou no roses at my head,
Nor shady cypress-tree:
Be the green grass above me
With showers and dewdrops wet;
And if thou wilt, remember,
And if thou wilt, forget.
I shall not see the shadows,
I shall not feel the rain;
I shall not hear the nightingale
Sing on, as if in pain:
And dreaming through the twilight
That doth not rise nor set,
Haply I may remember,
And haply may forget.
Christina Rossetti Dead Roses Sayings By Christina Rossetti: When I Am Dead, My DearestWhen I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs
Aubade with a Broken Neck The first night you don't come home summer rains shake the clematis. I bury the dead moth I found in our bed, scratch up a rutabaga and eat it rough with dirt. The dog finds me and presents between his gentle teeth a twitching nightjar. In her panic, she sings in his mouth. He gives me her pain like a gift, and I take it. I hear the cries of her young, greedy with need, expecting her return, but I don't let her go until I get into the house. I read the auspices - the way she flutters against the wallpaper's moldy roses means all can be lost. How she skims the ceiling means a storm approaches. You should see her in the beginnings of her fear, rushing at the starless window, her body a dart, her body the arrow of longing, aimed, as all desperate things are, to crash not into the object of desire, but into the darkness behind it.Traci Brimhall Dead Roses Sayings By Traci Brimhall: Aubade with a Broken Neck The first night you don't come home summer rains shake
The days carry the living along; the dead are left behind. It was disconcerting to discover how everything went on without Papa. The sun came up and went down, the roses bloomed, the birds sang, the stars wheeled overhead exactly as they had beforeJuliet Waldron Dead Roses Sayings By Juliet Waldron: The days carry the living along; the dead are left behind. It was disconcerting to
They tell me, Lucy, thou art dead, that all of thee we loved and cherished has with thy summer roses perished; and left, as its young beauty fled, an ashen memory in its stead.John Greenleaf Whittier Dead Roses Sayings By John Greenleaf Whittier: They tell me, Lucy, thou art dead, that all of thee we loved and cherished
Summer in the trees! "It is time to strangle several bad poets." /
The yellow hobbyhorse rocks to and fro, and from the chimney / Drops the Strangler! The white and pink roses are slightly agitated by the struggle, / But afterwards beside the dead "poet" they cuddle up comfortingly against their vase. They are safer now, no one will compare them to the sea. /
Here on the railroad train, one more time, is the Strangler. / He is going to get that one there, who is on his way to a poetry reading. / Agh! Biff! A body falls to the moving floor.
Kenneth Koch Dead Roses Sayings By Kenneth Koch: Summer in the trees! "It is time to strangle several bad poets." /The yellow hobbyhorse
Promise me, she had cried, in a room that smelled of blood and roses. Promise me, Ned. The fever had taken her strength and her voice had been faint as a whisper, but when he gave her his word, the fear had gone out of his sister's eyes. Ned remembered the way she had smiled then, how tightly her fingers had clutched his as she gave up her hold on life, the rose petals spilling from her palm, dead and black. After that he remembered nothing.George R R Martin Dead Roses Sayings By George R R Martin: Promise me, she had cried, in a room that smelled of blood and roses. Promise
Everyday for Lucy's entire dog life Jane had sliced a banana for breakfast and had miraculously dropped one of the perfect disks on to the floor where it sat for an instant before being gobbled up. Every morning Lucy's prayers were answered, confirming her belief that God was old and clumsy and smelt like roses and lived in the kitchen.
But no more.
Lucy knew her God was dead. And she now knew the miracle wasn't the banana, it was the hand that offered the banana.
Louise Penny Dead Roses Sayings By Louise Penny: Everyday for Lucy's entire dog life Jane had sliced a banana for breakfast and had
No militia or political leader is so powerful - his name never so influential - as when he is dead, enshrined on wall posters and gateposts amid naively painted clusters of tulips and roses, the final artistic accolade of every armed martyr in Lebanon.Robert Fisk Dead Roses Sayings By Robert Fisk: No militia or political leader is so powerful - his name never so influential -
On December 9, 1531, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to an Indian named Juan Diego. A carpet of roses blossoming in the dead of winter and a Madonna with a coffee-colored face appearing on Juan Diego's robe were enough further evidence to convince the local bishop to erect a shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe. There are those who say Guadalupe is Tonantzin, an Aztec goddess who existed years before Juan Diego came along. The Spanish missionaries, knowing that she had quite a local following,Jodi Picoult Dead Roses Sayings By Jodi Picoult: On December 9, 1531, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to an Indian named Juan Diego.
People who have never had a broken heart will never understand dead roses, Tolstoy, airport lounges, Albinoni's Adagio in G Minor, neat brandy, the moon and drizzle.Wendy Harmer Dead Roses Sayings By Wendy Harmer: People who have never had a broken heart will never understand dead roses, Tolstoy, airport
No, no, it's not me, it's them - that old time that I've tried to have live in me. These were just men, unimportant evidently or they wouldn't have been 'unknown'; but they died for the most beautiful thing in the world - the dead South. You see," she continued, her voice still husky, her eyes glistening with tears, "people have these dreams they fasten onto things, and I've always grown up with that dream. It was so easy because it was all dead and there weren't any disillusions comin' to me. I've tried in a way to live up to those past standards of noblesse oblige - there's just the last remnants of it, you know, like the roses of an old garden dying all round us - streaks of strange courtliness and chivalry in some of these boys an' stories I used to hear from a Confederate soldier who lived next door, and a few old darkies. Oh, Harry, there was something, there was something! I couldn't ever make you understand but it was there.F Scott Fitzgerald Dead Roses Sayings By F Scott Fitzgerald: No, no, it's not me, it's them - that old time that I've tried to
The priest read his thing. I didn't listen. There was the coffin. What had been Betty was in there. It was very hot. The sun came down in one yellow sheet. A fly circled around. Halfway through the halfway funeral two guys in working clothes came carrying my wreath. The roses were dead, dead and dying in the heat, and they leaned the thing up against a nearby tree. Near the end of the service my wreath leaned forward and fell flat on its face. Nobody picked it up. Then it was over.Charles Bukowski Dead Roses Sayings By Charles Bukowski: The priest read his thing. I didn't listen. There was the coffin. What had been
Romance isn't just about roses or killing dragons or sailing a kayak around the world. It's also about chocolate chip cookies and sharing The Grateful Dead and James Taylor with me in the middle of the night, and believing me when I say that you could be bigger than both of them put together, and not making fun of me for straightening out my french fries or pointing my shoelaces in the same direction, and letting me pout when I don't get my own way, and pretending that if I play "Flower Drum Song" one more time you won't throw me and the record out the windowSteve Kluger Dead Roses Sayings By Steve Kluger: Romance isn't just about roses or killing dragons or sailing a kayak around the world.
There Albine lay, panting, exhausted by love, her hands clutched closer and closer to her heart, breathing her last. She parted her lips, seeking the kiss which should obliterate her, and then the hyacinths and tuberoses exhaled their incense, wrapping her in a final sigh, so profound that it drowned the chorus of roses, and in this culminating gasp of blossom, Albine was dead.Emile Zola Dead Roses Sayings By Emile Zola: There Albine lay, panting, exhausted by love, her hands clutched closer and closer to her
Michiko Nogami (1946 - 1982)"

Is she more apparent because she is not
anymore forever? Is her whiteness more white
because she was the color of pale honey?
A smokestack making the sky more visible.
A dead woman filling the whole world. Michiko
said, "The roses you gave me kept me awake
with the sound of their petals falling.
Jack Gilbert Dead Roses Sayings By Jack Gilbert: Michiko Nogami (1946 - 1982)" Is she more apparent because she is notanymore forever? Is
I was born to hustle roses down the avenue of the dead.Charles Bukowski Dead Roses Sayings By Charles Bukowski: I was born to hustle roses down the avenue of the dead.
Consummation Of Grief

I even hear the mountains
the way they laugh
up and down their blue sides
and down in the water
the fish cry
and the water
is their tears.
I listen to the water
on nights I drink away
and the sadness becomes so great
I hear it in my clock
it becomes knobs upon my dresser
it becomes paper on the floor
it becomes a shoehorn
a laundry ticket
it becomes
cigarette smoke
climbing a chapel of dark vines. . .
it matters little
very little love is not so bad
or very little life
what counts
is waiting on walls
I was born for this
I was born to hustle roses down the avenues of the dead.
Charles Bukowski Dead Roses Sayings By Charles Bukowski: Consummation Of GriefI even hear the mountainsthe way they laughup and down their blue sidesand
There are only two kinds of people who do not commit any sins: Unborn human beings and dead human beings!Mehmet Murat Ildan Dead Roses Sayings By Mehmet Murat Ildan: There are only two kinds of people who do not commit any sins: Unborn human
I was listening to music to kind of pump myself up and get psyched up, like I was listening to Iron Maiden and Misfits and Dead Kennedys, and it was like my '80s Massachusetts parking-lot heavy metal and Guns N' Roses.Eli Roth Dead Roses Sayings By Eli Roth: I was listening to music to kind of pump myself up and get psyched up,
To see you naked is to remember the Earth,
the smooth Earth, clean of horses,
the Earth without reeds, pure form,
closed to the future, confine of silver.
To see you naked is to understand the desire
of rain that looks for the delicate waist,
or the fever of the broad-faced sea
that cannot find the light of its cheek.
Blood will ring through the bedrooms
and will come with flaming swords,
but you will not know the hiding places
of the violet or the heart of the toad.
Your womb is a struggle of roots.
Your lips are a dawn without contour.
Under the lukewarm roses of the bed
the dead men moan, awaiting their return.
Federico Garcia Lorca Dead Roses Sayings By Federico Garcia Lorca: To see you naked is to remember the Earth,the smooth Earth, clean of horses,the Earth
I'd rather let you cover all my roads with thorns than with dead roses.Nema Al-Araby Dead Roses Sayings By Nema Al-Araby: I'd rather let you cover all my roads with thorns than with dead roses.