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A. E. Housman quotes and sayings

Poet | Born: March 26, 1859 - Died: April 30, 1936
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or near, pints and quarts of Ludlow beer.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Earth and high heaven are fixed of old and founded strong.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Ten thousand times I've done my best and all's to do again.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : They carry back bright to the coiner the mintage of man, The lads that will die in their glory and never be old.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Oh, 'tis jesting, dancing, drinking Spins the heavy world around.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : From far, from eve and morning and yon twelve-winded sky, the stuff of life to knit me blew hither: here am I.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : The thoughts of othersWere light and fleeting,Of lovers' meetingOr luck or fame.Mine were of trouble,And mine were steady;So I was readyWhen trouble came.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Strapped, noosed, nighing his hour, He stood and counted them and cursed his luck; And then the clock collected in the tower Its strength, and struck.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : But men at whiles are sober And think by fits and starts. And if they think, they fasten Their hands upon their hearts.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : Give me a land of boughs in leafA land of trees that stand;Where trees are fallen there is grief;I love no leafless land.
A. E. Housman motivational quote : But from my grave across my brow plays no wind of healing now, and fire and ice within me fight beneath the suffocating night.