Laurie Lee Quote
The Road Ahead (1995)
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
Born: June 26, 1914
Died: May 13, 1997 (aged 82)
Occupation: Poet, author, screenwriter
Bio: Laurence Edward Alan Laurie Lee, MBE was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter, raised in the village of Slad, and went to Marling School, Gloucestershire. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning and A Moment of War. The first volume recounts his childhood in the Slad Valley.