Tue 9 Oct 2007
Who gossips with you will gossip of you.
A drunkard is a dead man, and all dead men are drunk.
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
- Winston Churchill
I spent 90% of my money on woman and drink. The rest I wasted.
- George Best
Beware of people who dislike cats.
There can be no tradition without innovation.
- Earle Hitchner
Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
- John Millington Synge
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift
Great hate follows great love.
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C. S. Lewis
I am a drinker with a writing problem.
- Brendan Behan
If God shuts one door, He opens another.
You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
If you could drink dreams like the Irish streams
Then the world would be high as the mountain of morn
In the Pool they told us the story
How the English divided the land.
- John Lennon
The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven’t seen the joke yet.
- Oliver Herford
All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
- Sean Casey
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