Thomas Edward Brown - Quotes

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It is not my wish to lounge about the college and fatten on a fellowship all my days. I am always trying to look upon a college life as a medium not an end. ---->>>

Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste. ---->>>

As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future. ---->>>

Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure. ---->>>

I must be free... free to do what I like, say what I like, write what I like, within the limits prescribed for me by my own sense of what is seemly and fitting. ---->>>

The best scheme of Phonetics is a stiff uncertain thing. ---->>>

A rich man's joke is always funny. ---->>>


Thomas Edward Brown profile (thomas-edward-brown.jpg)
Nationality: British
Born: May 5, 1830
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Die: October 29, 1897
Occupation: Poet

Thomas Edward Brown (5 May 1830 – 29 October 1897), commonly referred to as T. E. Brown, was a late-Victorian scholar, teacher, poet, and theologian from the Isle of Man. Having achieved a double first at Christ Church, Oxford, and election as a fellow of Oriel in April 1854, Brown served first as headmaster of the Crypt School, Gloucester, then as a young master at the fledgling Clifton College, near Bristol (inspiring, among others, nascent poet W (wikipedia)