Suicide is possible but not probable hanging I trust is even more unlikely for I hope that by the time I die my countrymen will have become civilised enough to abolish capital punishment.

Laurence Housman Trust Quote

My failure during the first five or six years of my art training to get set in the right direction and the disappointment which it caused me drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative.

Laurence Housman Failure Quote

I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession which I was trying to throw off and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.

It is the sincerest thing I have written caught by the drama of a soul struggling in the contrary toils of love and religion – death brought them into harmony.

Laurence Housman Religion Quotes