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)
“I have found little that is "good" about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.”
Psycho-analysis and faith: the letters of Sigmund Freud & Oskar Pfister (1963 edition)
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
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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.