Brendan Behan Quotes

19 Brendan Behan quotes:

"All publicity is good, except an obituary notice."
"To get enough to eat was regarded as an achievement. To get drunk was a victory."
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"I saw a notice which said, 'Drink Canada Dry' and I've just started."
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"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves."
"There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary."
"If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks."
"Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops."
"I am a drinker with writing problems."
"I wish I'd been a mixed infant."
"I am a daylight atheist."
"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."
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"One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough."
"I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds."
"Shakespeare said pretty well everything and what he left out, James Joyce, with a judge from meself, put in."
"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."
"I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn't make it worse."
"It is a good deed to forget a poor joke."
"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem. They're there every night, they see it done every night, they see how it should be done every night, but they can't do it themselves."
"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."

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