Andrew Motion Quote
Reflections and Maxims (1746), No. 103
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
Born: October 26, 1952 (age 66)
Occupation: Poet, novelist, biographer
Bio: Sir Andrew Motion is an English poet, novelist and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. In 2012 Sir Andrew became President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England taking over from Bill Bryson.