A. E. Housman Quote
Source/Notes: A Shropshire Lad (1896)
Source/Notes: No. 9, st. 7. - Last Poems (1922)
Source/Notes: A Shropshire Lad (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419103315
Source/Notes: The Letters of A. E. Housman (2007 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780198184966
Source/Notes: Referring to Luke 17:33, 'Whosoever will save his life shall lose it, and whosoever will lose his life shall find it' (the wording used by Housman).