Norman Lindsay

Australian artist (1879-1969)

Norman Alfred William Lindsay (22 February 1879 – 21 November 1969) was an Australian artist, sculptor, writer, editorial cartoonist and scale modeler, as well as being a highly talented boxer.

If anyone assumes that going one's own way is the easy way, they are very much in error. There's no harder way to go.

QuotesEdit

The Magic Pudding (1918)Edit

  • Oh, rolling round the ocean,
    From a far and foreign land,
    May suit the common notion
    That a sailor's life is grand.
    But as for me, I'd sooner be
    A roaring here at home
    About the rolling, roaring life
    Of them that sails the foam.
    For the homeward-bounder's chorus,
    Which he roars across the foam,
    Is all about chucking a sailor's life,
    And settling down at home.
    Home, home, home,
    That's the song of them that roam,
    The song of the roaring, rolling sea
    Is all about rolling home.
    • The Salt Junk Sarah

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