Quotes by Alfred Austin

Alfred Austin DL was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896, after an interval following the death of Tennyson, when the other candidates had either caused controversy or refused the honour. It was claimed that he was being rewarded for his support for the Conservative leader Lord Salisbury in the General Election of 1895.

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Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

Crying & Tears, SoulAlfred Austin

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.

GardenAlfred Austin

Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.

Alfred Austin

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.

Nature & Environment, GardenAlfred Austin