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The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you.
It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
New York is my Lourdes, where I go for spiritual refreshment... a place where you're least likely to be bitten by a wild goat.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.Previous 1 2 Next