Laurie Lee Quotes


14 Laurie Lee quotes:



"What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry."
"It was a world that I wanted to record because it was such a miracle visitation to me."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"I have been sitting watching that ever since I came back, the continuous variations of light and shadow."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"I remember trying to impress her by writing an essay about the Rocky Mountains and the bears and it was the first bad review I ever had - shameful!"
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Mountains Quotes
"I was reminding them of their lives and I think that was why it was read so much, but this was quite unintentional and unpredictable."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"I don't know what idiocies drove me in those days, but they were naive, innocent idiocies in many ways."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"I expected to be shot at any moment and if they had done I would have understood, that they couldn't take risks with someone foolhardy or so unpredictable."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Here we lived and fed in a family fug, not minding the little space, trod on each other like birds in a hole, elbowed our ways without spite, all talking at once or silent at once, or crying against each other, but never I think feeling overcrowded, being as separate as notes in a scale."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"What happened was unpredictable but it also reminded many readers of their beginnings and their family recollections."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"It was the end of a semi-feudal life and it was also the beginning of one's own life."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"I wanted to communicate what I had seen, so that others could see it."
"The house is still down the bank, still very unchanged, except that there are new people, nice people living there."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"For anyone who knows Framingham, they're a big service provider."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Service Quotes



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