Deadly Irish Quotations

in Caint agus Comhrá

Ireland is where strange tales begin, and happy endings are possible – CJ Haughey

A few deadly quotes – from the book of deadly Irish Quotations, O’Brien Press, Brien Press

This suspense is terrible – I hope it will last – Oscar Wilde

This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever – Sigmund Freud

All publicity is good, except an obituary notice   - Brendan Behan

A cynic? A mam who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing – Oscar Wilde

In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol, and it was the worst 20 minutes of my life – George Best

I often sit back and think, ‘I wish I’d done that’ and find out later that I already have – Richard Harris

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names – John F Kennedy

Why do philosophers exist – Sinead Murphy

I have nothing to declare except my genius – Oscar Wilde, arriving in NY customs hall

We men and w omen are like ropes drawn tight with strain that pull us in different directions – Bram Stoker

I don’t wish to sign my name, though I am afraid everybody will know who the writer is : one’s style is one’s signature always – Oscar Wilde


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