Facts about Henry Lawson

Australia Flag

Summary

Henry Lawson was a famous Writer from Australia, who lived between June 17, 1867 and September 2, 1922.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Henry.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Charles F. Kettering, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Robert Frost, Ngo Dinh Diem, Margaret Lee Runbeck, George Matthew Adams, Adlai Stevenson, John Barrymore, Arthur C. Clarke, George S. Patton, Thornton Wilder, Casey Stengel, Vince Lombardi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Helen Keller, Pablo Picasso, Aldous Huxley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Arthur Lydiard

Famous quotes by Henry Lawson (12)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The Giraffe took the horse's head and led him along on the most level parts of the road towards the railway station, and two or three chaps went along to help get the sick man into the train"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is quite time that our children were taught a little more about their country, for shame's sake"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman, or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores? And what sort of thanks do we get for it?"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is a matter of public shame that while we have now commemorated our hundredth anniversary, not one in every ten children attending Public schools throughout the colonies is acquainted with a single historical fact about Australia"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The children are taught more of the meanest state in Europe than of the country they are born and bred in, despite the singularity of its characteristics, the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance, and the stupendous promise of its future"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And opposite the bench, the dock, divided by a partition, with the women to the left and the men to the right, as it is on the stairs or the block in polite society"


Comments