“If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.” – Attributed to Nadine Stair.
However, Byron Crawford author of Kentucky Stories states that the true author of this quote is Nadine Strain of Louisville, Kentucky. It is part of a poem that appeared first in Family Circle, March 27, 1978 he says.