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«But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.»
«Every rose has its thorn:- you never find a woman without pins and needles»
«Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn.»
«And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn of all that are round about them, that despised them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: brier, grieving, pricking, thorn
«As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouths of fools.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: mouths, thorn
«And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: buffet, buffeted, thorn
«Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? / Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? / Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee? / Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a servant for ever? / Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens? / Shall the companions make a banquet of him? shall they part him among the merchants? / Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears? / Lay thine hand upon him, remember the battle, do no more.»
«A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.»
«Even a small thorn causes festering.»
«Every rose has its thorn»
Author: Proverb | Keywords: thorn