Facts about John Betjeman
August 28, 1906
May 19, 1984
John Betjemanwas a famous Poet from England, who lived between August 28, 1906 and May 19, 1984. He/she became 77 years old.
He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by John.
6 Famous quotes by John Betjeman
"People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors"
"Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows"
"Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it's the oil of life"
"Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold"
"Silver and ermine and red faces full of port wine"
"I don't think I am any good. If I thought I was any good, I wouldn't be"
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