Andrew Lang Quotes

An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts – for support rather than for illumination. Andrew Lang

Life’s more amusing than we thought. Andrew Lang

He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue. Andrew Lang

So ye’ll tak the high road, and I’ll tak the laigh road,
An’ I’ll be in Scotland before ye:
But me and my true love will never meet again,
By the bonnie, bonnie banks o’ Loch Lomond.
Andrew Lang

Precocity is not a sign of genius, but genius is perhaps always accompanied by precocity. Andrew Lang

It is a very rare thing anywhere, especially in England, for a man deliberately to choose poetry as the duty of his life, and to remain loyal, as a consequence, to the bride of St Francis – Poverty. Andrew Lang