Famous quotes containing the word stone:
“It is of stone.
A rosy stone that takes
a glowing tone of softness
only because behind it the sky is a doubtful, a doubting
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“At first your mother said . . . why me! why me!
But she got over that. Now she enjoys
her dull daily care and her hectic bravery.
You do not love anyone. She is not growing a boy;
she is enlarging a stone to wear around her neck.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Why was I not made of stone like these?”
—Sonya Levien (18951960)