Some more rose-related quotes for this rosy month of June . . .
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.—Salvador Dali
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.—Henri Matisse
'Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.—Thomas More
You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.—Antoine de Saint-Exupery
And she was fair as is the rose in May.—Geoffrey Chaucer