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It’s a natural thing for people to say, you know, Who’s in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive. People come along…
We were married for almost 45 years. We fought all the time, it wasn’t a great love or anything, it wasn’t a great, all-consuming passion.…
My father I liked, but it was only after his death that I got to know him by writing the play.
We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We’re also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as…
I’m a writer, and what I do is write. I wasn’t able to do anything else.
I’m a much nicer person since my wife died. I found out what pain is, so on that level I’m much nicer.
My mother was passionate. She was stubborn, the dominant one in the family. She dominated my father.
The problem with Ireland is that it’s a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.
I’ve always believed in survival.
Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father’s deathbed.
I’ve always enjoyed a woman’s company more than men’s. They’re usually better looking.
I don’t think anyone is the perfect one to play me.
Gossip is more popular than literature.
I feel like the writer observing the grief, but it is difficult to be detached from it.
I think with every writer there are two people there.
A thing well done is worth doing.
I came down to the living room one day and my wife was standing in the living room. It wasn’t an illusion. I saw her…
As somebody once said, we’re not punished for our sins, we’re punished by them.
My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past.
I went through life like an idiot for a great deal of the time, saying there’s nothing I would change. That was a very arrogant…
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