Irish Poet Quotes


208 Irish Poet quotes:



"If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants."
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"Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself."
"How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?"
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"Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself."
"Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy."
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"People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy."
"Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning."
"They say women and music should never be dated."
"I chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well."
"Honour sinks where commerce long prevails."
"A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond."
"All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions."
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"An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress."
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"Be secret and exult, Because of all things known That is most difficult."
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"But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?"
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"Cast your mind on other days that we in coming days may be still the indomitable Irishry."
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"Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill."
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"I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.'"
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"I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love."
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"Man can embody truth but he cannot know it."
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