Reflections and meditations on music and singing, birds in my life, books and literature, reading, art and art history, history and humanity, words and writing, and things that catch my eye or cause me to wonder.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
“He who dares not grasp the thorn”
. This quote from Anne Brontë ...
He who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
—Anne Brontë (1820-1849), British novelist and poet, from The Narrow Way
... reminded me of some roses we had seen at the Abbaye de Fontevraud in France: