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A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.

Chinese Proverb

Do not keep company with a fool for as we can see he is a two-legged beast. Like an unseen thorn he pierces the heart with his sharp words.


Every year, there's going to be someone who's going to be a thorn in your side. This year, it's the Devil Rays. You look at their record lately, and it's not too shabby. They've always had talented people.

Joe Torre

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

I'll be glad you're gone. You've been a thorn in my side.

Louie Golden

That's a thorn that has stuck in our sides for year. We went from being one of the best to the bottom 10 in the nation last year. I have let it be known from Day 1 in practice that we will not forget that.

Dave Arnold

We can't wait until he graduates. He's definitely been a thorn in our side.

Randy Monroe

He's a big factor for them; he's been a thorn in our sides the last couple of years.

Fred Febach

Richard Chamberlain was a joy to work with-extremely gracious-generous actor. I was thrilled to meet him. I have very fond memories of being madly in love with him during the time of The Thorn Birds.

Roma Downey

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.

Muslih uddin Sadi

So sweet love seemed that April morn. When first we kissed beside the thorn, So strangely sweet, it was not strange We thought that love could never change.

Robert Bridges

Find here what each desires: men's pleasure goes - Strange ways: one pulls a thorn and one a rose.

Gaius Petronius

Every rose has its thorn:- you never find a woman without pins and needles.

Douglas Jerrold

I want to be a thorn in his side. Every day he comes into court I want him to see me. I'll be thinking of my husband and I may get sad, but I'll have to hold back.

Elizabeth Gottlieb