• A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know that he sees it.

    William Dean Howells (2015). “The Complete Works of William Dean Howells: 27 Novels & 40+ Short Stories, Including Plays, Poems, Travel Sketches, Historical Works & Autobiography (Illustrated): Christmas Every Day, The Rise of Silas Lapham, A Traveler from Altruria, The Flight of Pony Baker, Venetian Life, Italian Journeys, Imaginary Interviews, A Boy's Town, Years of My Youth…”, p.4063, e-artnow