John Leonard - Quotes

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It takes a long time to grow an old friend. ---->>>

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns. ---->>>

Isn't it amazing the way the future succeeds in creating an appropriate past? ---->>>

In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold. ---->>>

Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which the reader saws without much appetite. ---->>>

Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October. ---->>>

The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit. ---->>>


Nationality: Australian
Born: 07-07, 1965
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, UK
Occupation: Poet

John Leonard (born 1965) is an Australian poet. He was born in the UK, and from 1984 to 1987 studied at the University of Oxford. In 1991 he moved to Australia. He currently lives in Canberra, Australia, and was poetry editor of the quarterly Overland from 2003–2007.(wikipedia)