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I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.
It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant.
If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European.
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance.
He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible.
Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.
Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
I think a child should be allowed to take his father’s or mother’s name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring…
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and what’s cheese? Corpse of milk.
Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.
I fear those big words which make us so unhappy.
Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow.
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.
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