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)
“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”
―John Stuart Mill
J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings (1989 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781107268357
“Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.”
―Samuel Butler (novelist)
Speech at the Somerville Club, February 27, 1895.
“Fathers and teachers, I ponder, What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
Dostoevsky (1999) . The Brothers Karamazov. Constance Garnett, translator. Signet Classic. pp. p. 312. ISBN 0451527348. - The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)
“Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.”
From the poem "Roland Hayes Beaten" - One-Way Ticket (1949)
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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.