By then Esthappen and Rahel had learned that the world had other ways of breaking men. They were already familiar with the smell. Sicksweet. Like old roses on a breeze.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
perspective positive-thinking Attitude
We are like roses that have never bothered to bloom when we should have bloomed and it is as if the sun has become disgusted with waiting
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
Gave God Memory Might Roses
Fire beats roses again.
I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.