Saturday, June 13, 2009

a rose is a rose is a rose

We went for a stroll in the Old City (Confederate) Cemetery last weekend. It's known for it's very, very old heirloom roses. I missed the peak bloom on some of them, but I did manage to capture these beauties.

"A rose is a rose is a rose." Gertrude Stein
"My love is like a rose divided into two, the leaves I give to others, but the rose I give to you." author unknown
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
"It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees ."
"Truths and roses have thorns about them." Henry David Thoreau
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"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." Abraham Lincoln
"True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades." Evelyn Loeb
"I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck." Emma Goldman
"The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends." Persian Proverb
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Adrienne said...

I just love that place. Pretty pictures ... maybe we should try to picnic there before it gets too hot.

Anonymous said...

Ang, You know that you can find places to sell you great photos as an internet business? The roses are beautiful. BigG