Painted

Famous quotes containing the word painted:

    Like the moon her kindness is.
    If kindness I may call
    What has no comprehension in’t,
    But is the same for all
    As though my sorrow were a scene
    Upon a painted wall.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Arthur was very small.
    He was all white, like a doll
    that hadn’t been painted yet.
    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979)

    The highway presents an interesting study of American roadside advertising. There are signs that turn like windmills; startling signs that resemble crashed airplanes; signs with glass lettering which blaze forth at night when automobile headlight beams strike them; flashing neon signs; signs painted with professional touch; signs crudely lettered and misspelled.... They extol the virtues of ice creams, shoe creams, cold creams;...
    —For the State of Florida, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)