Andrew Jackson Quote
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
Poor Relations. - Last Essays of Elia (1833)
“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
without ever having felt sorry for itself.”
―David Herbert Lawrence
Self-Pity (1929). Also in: The complete poems of D. H. Lawrence (1971 edition)
Born: March 15, 1767
Died: June 8, 1845 (aged 78)
Bio: Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, and the British at the Battle of New Orleans.