The best Quotes by A. E. Housman

The best Quotes by A. E. Housman

Alfred Edward Housman (26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936) was an English classical scholar and poet.

When I was one-and-twenty
I heard a wise man say,
'Give crowns and pounds and guineas
But not your heart away;
Give pearls away and rubies
But keep your fancy free."
But I was one-and-twenty,
No use to talk to me.

When I was one-and-twenty
I heard him say again,
'The heart out of the bosom
Was never given in vain;
'Tis paid with sighs a plenty
And sold for endless rue."
And I am two-and-twenty,
And oh, 'tis true, 'tis true.

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Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
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Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
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Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
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Everybody is at war with something, I'm at war with my heart
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The grief that does not speak whispers the o'erfraught heart and bids it break.
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"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
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It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.
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Stop telling me to follow my heart. It once led me to you.
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It's funny how someone can break your heart, and you still love him with all the little pieces.
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But remember this, Pigeon, a human heart has only so much room for love and affection.
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Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
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Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.
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To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
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I'd rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.
8
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A lot of times when you're young and carefree, you don't realize, when you tip over the edge, how difficult it is to climb back in.
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You ask me, of all people, how to protect a boy in terrible danger? We cannot protect the young from harm. Pain must and will come.
6
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
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1
If you hate your parents, the man, or the establishment, don't show them up by getting wasted and wrapping your car around a tree. If you really hate your parents, out earn them, out live them and know more than they do.
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Grow up, young lady, that's what they all say
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Yes! I'm so excited, I want to run and hide
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10
I would there were no age betweene ten and three and twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest: for there is nothing (in the betweene) but getting wenches with childe, wronging the Auncientry, stealing, fighting, hearke you now.
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I'm not young enough to know everything.
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