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)
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1972 - ISBN: 9780547564012
“Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.”
Janet's Repentance Ch. 6. - Scenes of Clerical Life (1858)
“Some hae meat and canna eat, - And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.”
The Kirkcudbright Grace (1790)
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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.
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