"It is a matter of public shame that while we have now commemorated our hundredth anniversary, not one in every ten children attending Public schools throughout the colonies is acquainted with a single historical fact about Australia."
"More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse."Henry Lawson on Doug Larson
"We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person."Henry Lawson on W. Somerset Maugham
"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."Henry Lawson on Martin Luther
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."Henry Lawson on Benjamin Franklin
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."Henry Lawson on George Bernard Shaw
"Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know."
"On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England's account."