Famous quotes containing the word collected:

    He that seeks trouble never misses.
    17th-Century English proverb, first collected in George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs (1640)

    Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short.
    English proverb, collected in Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, no. 4321 (1732)

    All appeared new, and strange at first, inexpressibly rare and delightful and beautiful. I was a little stranger, which at my entrance into the world was saluted and surrounded with innumerable joys. My knowledge was divine. I knew by intuition those things which since my Apostasy, I collected again by the highest reason.
    Thomas Traherne (1636–1674)