Famous quotes containing the words collected, short and/or stories:
“He that would the daughter win
Must with the mother first begin.”
—17th-century English proverb, collected in J. Ray, English Proverbs (1670)
“Shall I compare thee to a summers day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summers lease hath all too short a date.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Every one of my friends had a bad day somewhere in her history she wished she could forget but couldnt. A very bad mother day changes you forever. Those were the hardest stories to tell. . . . I could still see the red imprint of his little bum when I changed his diaper that night. I stared at my hand, as if they were alien parts of myself . . . as if they had betrayed me. From that day on, I never hit him again.”
—Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)