A. A. Thomson Quotes (1 quote)
“I had devoted too much of my life to this utterly irrational game. I would chuck the whole thing and take to Strindberg for amusement.”
―A. A. Thomson
Cricket My Happiness (1955)
In Latin: "In regione caecorum rex est luscus." - Adagia (first published 1500, with numerous expanded editions through 1536), Book III, Century IV, No. 96
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
“I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.”
A Portrait of Elizabeth I, in the words of the Queen and her contemporaries (1980 edition), Barnes & Noble
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
Source: EWD 1305: Answers to questions from students of Software Engineering
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A. A. Thomson
Bio: Arthur Alexander Thomson, MBE was an English writer best known for his books on cricket, for which he used the byline AA Thomson. He wrote nearly 60 books in all, including plays, novels, verse, humour and travel books.