Top 61 Roses Quotes

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“I’m the type of guy who likes to be there 24-7. I’m Mr. Roses.”

― A. J. McLean

“We have a saying in Guns N’ Roses: ‘When somebody’s gonna get yelled at, they’re gonna get the corn.’”

― Axl Rose

“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.”

― Bernard Williams

“Look, I got 11,052 songs on my iPod. Cyndi Lauper, Guns N’ Roses, Geto Boys, N.W.A…. push shuffle and anything will come on.”

― Big Boi

“You know those adages about smelling the roses and chasing butterflies? The markets are my butterflies and my roses.”

― Bill Gross

“My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns.”

― Bret Michaels

“I bought a girl roses once.”

― Cameron Dallas

“Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“Floral emblems have been often adopted. The houses of York and Lancaster had their roses, the Bourbons of France, the fleur-de-lis, Scotland her thistle, and Ireland her shamrock.”

― Dorothea Dix

“Guns N’ Roses is a weighty subject, but in the same breath, I don’t take it that seriously.”

― Duff McKagan

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”

― Emma Goldman

“They are not long, the days of wine and roses.”

― Ernest Dowson

“I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it.”

― Esai Morales

“Everything’s coming up roses – for me.”

― Ethel Merman

“A revolution is not a bed of roses.”

― Fidel Castro

“And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses.”

― Francis Quarles

“Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.”

― George Herbert

“I’m big into the Stone Roses.”

― Guy Martin

“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

“Roses are my favourite flower, and my mum always grew a lot of them.”

― Hayley Mills

“Truths and roses have thorns about them.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“I’m solo, and I love being solo. I believe I went through the Roses so I could become a solo music-maker. That’s what I believe.”

― Ian Brown

“Some of the kids who discovered me from my ‘F.E.A.R.’ record or one of the U.N.K.L.E. tunes have said, ‘I don’t even like the Roses; I love your solo stuff.’ I buzz off that.”

― Ian Brown

“The Roses should have made it as the biggest band since The Beatles, but we didn’t.”

― Ian Brown

“I’m only really good at making music. I wasn’t convinced when I started out, but then I heard the first Stone Roses’ LP.”

― Ian Brown

“I’d never been paid for the first Roses LP – it was 2002 before we received any royalties.”

― Ian Brown

“By 1993, the Stone Roses had become this huge, beautiful cruise ship just floating about in the middle of nowhere with no captain.”

― Ian Brown

“I’ve got six solo albums. I’ve been round the world three times. I don’t even think about the Roses.”

― Ian Brown

“I de-stress with my family, just at home pruning roses, cutting, working in the garden.”

― Jaclyn Smith

“With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.”

― James K. Polk

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”

― James M. Barrie

“I would say, ‘Go ask any couple that’s been married for 30, 40, 50 years… It hasn’t always been roses.’”

― Jason Aldean

“A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.”

― Jean Cocteau

“The guy who enters pro sports hasn’t run scared from the 7th grade on. Until he enters the pros, it’s been nothing but roses.”

― Jim Finks

“I assume everything I do in life is gonna be a failure, and then if it turns up roses, then I’m psyched.”

― Jonah Hill

“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

“My favourite flowers are English country roses – I had a bouquet of them for my wedding.”

― Kate Moss

“I’m really good at growing roses.”

― Kelly Brook

“If you really screw up, send roses.”

― Letitia Baldrige

“You can’t have a pain-free life. It can’t all be roses and unicorns.”

― Mark Manson

“I can’t pass a plant stall without feeling I must have one. But my greatest extravagance, I suppose, is roses. We’ve got masses.”

― Mary Berry

“A personal highlight was probably when we got a No. 1 in the U.K. and when the album went to No. 1 in America. The top four that week was us, Adele, Guns N’ Roses and Bruce Springsteen. It was ridiculous seeing those names there. Being the first band from the U.K. and Ireland to go to America and debut at No. 1 is just unbelievable.”

― Niall Horan

“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

“I can’t have white roses. They symbolize death.”

― Nina Arianda

“Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.”

― Oscar Levant

“The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.”

― Ovid

“I love Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath and Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC.”

― Paul Dano

“Queen and Bon Jovi, Aerosmith and Guns N’ Roses – I had a huge rock-band mania. I play a little bit of drums.”

― Psy

“I love to smell like roses, literally all day!”

― Rachel Roy

“Multiculturalism is a bed of beautiful roses that has some thorns, so we just have to be careful not to get pricked or to prick one another.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“I would play with Guns n’ Roses anytime.”

― Sebastian Bach

“As for Guns N’ Roses, I don’t think there’s ever a chance of a reunion.”

― Slash

“Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.”

― Stephen Gardiner

“If it wasn’t for KISS, there would be no Guns N’ Roses. Bands like that made Guns N’ Roses. We were five guys with five personalities and five different influences. The stars were aligned for us.”

― Steven Adler

“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

“Have you seen the roses? There’s a whole lot of colours.”

― Syd Barrett

“While mantling on the maiden’s cheek Young roses kindled into thought.”

― Thomas Moore

“Rock ‘n’ Roll, no roses or gardening.”

― Tina Charles

“All of our early hits, ‘Danke Schoen’ and ‘Red Roses,’ were produced by Bobby Darin.”

― Wayne Newton

“That is one thing about playing with Guns N’ Roses and Metallica: everyone wants to interview you.”

― Zacky Vengeance
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