Category Archives: Quotes

“i once wanted to become an atheist, but i gave up, they have no holidays”

itz nice to holiday and itz nice to leave your country and itz especially nice to leave Ireland come July. The weather here can be ‘iffy’ and come the summer one is bored with the cultural war waged on our … Continue reading

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“. . . but! i don’t want comfort! I WANT GOD! i want poetry, i want danger, i want freedom, i want goodness, i want sin . . .”

I remember the day Nelson Mandela was released from prison, I think it was the weekend and for sure I was in my Grand Uncle’s house just two minutes from where I lived.  It was a sunnie day in Cavan and … Continue reading

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“I drink to make other people more interesting.” Ernest Hemingway

I like to drink and i like to smoke although i can only enjoy the latter either inna boozer or in our home and i guess the future tells me that soon enough the practice of smoking at home will … Continue reading

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“If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.”

Over the past two months or so i’ve been letting things get on my nerve, stuff that ordinarily annoys me but which i try and ignore, such as Una Mullally, The Irish Times, Broadsheet, The Guardian, Ivana Bacik, Clurr Daly … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

17 ) Richard Le Gallienne wazzan English author and poet from Liverpool, England. “The cry of the Little Peoples goes up to God in vain, For the world is given over to the cruel sons of Cain.”

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

16 ) Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist from Italy. “A tear dries quickly when it is shed for the troubles of others”

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 17 ) P. J. O’Rourke is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author and is also the most quoted living man in The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Humorous Quotations. “You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.” . . . and remembering Ronnie … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 16 ) G. K. Chesteron wazzan English writer, lay theologian, poet,  philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Heez often referred to as the “prince of paradox”. “One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.”

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 14 ) Ulrike Marie Meinhof, wazza German left-wing militant chick anda fool, from Oldenburg, Germany.  She died on this day thirtie eight years ago. “Protest is when I say this does not please me. Resistance is when I ensure what does … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 13 ) Daniel Defoe wazzan English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, best known for Robinson Crusoe; “Pleasure is a thief to business.”

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