"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."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Laurence Housman on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Laurence Housman on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Laurence Housman on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Laurence Housman on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Laurence Housman on Golda Meir
"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."
"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."