Quotes by A.E. Housman

  • The photograph is not quite true to my own notion of my gentleness and sweetness of nature, but neither perhaps is my external appearance.


    Self Criticism

  • In barrenness, at any rate, I hold a high place among English poets, excelling even Gray.


    Poets

  • I still go up my 44 stairs two at a time, but that is in hope of dropping dead at the top.


    Age

  • That habit of treading in ruts and trooping in companies which men share with sheep.


    Humanity

  • I still go up my 44 stairs two at a time, but that is in hopes of dropping dead at the top.


    Death

  • There is a sort of savage nobility about his firm reliance on his own bad taste.


    Criticism