Reed

Famous quotes containing the word reed:

    Boold was hir face, and fair, and reed of hewe.
    She was a worthy womman al hir lyve.
    Housbondes at chirche dore she hadde fyve,
    Withouten oother compaignye in youthe—
    But therof nedeth nat to speke as nowthe.
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)

    They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.
    —Thomas Brackett Reed (1839–1902)

    I do not live in the world of sobriety.
    —Oliver Reed (b. 1938)