Patrick Kavanagh Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Patrick Kavanagh

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Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Yeats, protected to some extent by the Nationalistic movement, wrote out of a somewhat protected world, and so his work does not touch life deeply. Yeats, protected to some extent by the Nationalistic movement, wrote out of a somewhat protected world, and so his work does not touch life deeply.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Young writers should keep out of pubs and remember that the cliche way of the artistic life is a lie. Young writers should keep out of pubs and remember that the cliche way of the artistic life is a lie.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Women, never have got full credit for thei bravery, they sacrifice everything to life Women, never have got full credit for thei bravery, they sacrifice everything to life
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: The keynote of simple folk is bad manners, familiarity. They intrude on one's private soul. The keynote of simple folk is bad manners, familiarity. They intrude on one's private soul.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: There is something wrong with a work of art if it can be understood by a policeman. There is something wrong with a work of art if it can be understood by a policeman.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Among your earthiest words, the angels stray... Among your earthiest words, the angels stray...
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Ay - 'The Green Fool' business, the libel action over the head of it - did me a lot of damage. It destroyed the momentum. Ay - 'The Green Fool' business, the libel action over the head of it - did me a lot of damage. It destroyed the momentum.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: It often occurs to me that we love most what makes us miserable. In my opinion the damned are damned because they enjoy being damned. It often occurs to me that we love most what makes us miserable. In my opinion the damned are damned because they enjoy being damned.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Publicity's a cancer. It eats out a man - till there's nothing but a shell left. Publicity's a cancer. It eats out a man - till there's nothing but a shell left.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Life was too heavy on her feet in that place to leap dramatically when something apparently exciting happened. Life was too heavy on her feet in that place to leap dramatically when something apparently exciting happened.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: God cannot catch us. Unless we stay in the unconscious room. Of our hearts. God cannot catch us. Unless we stay in the unconscious room. Of our hearts.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: How strange a thing like that happens to a man. He dabbles in something and does not realise that it is his life. How strange a thing like that happens to a man. He dabbles in something and does not realise that it is his life.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Macmillan's rejection had left him very downcast ... Patrick Swift was invited to peruse the contents and decided that the poems should be published. Macmillan's rejection had left him very downcast ... Patrick Swift was invited to peruse the contents and decided that the poems should be published.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: The position is: the Gaelic language is no longer the native language; it is dead, yet food is being brought to the graveyard. The position is: the Gaelic language is no longer the native language; it is dead, yet food is being brought to the graveyard.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: Letting the facts speak for themselves is an immoral principle when we all know that facts and figures can be selected to prove anything. Letting the facts speak for themselves is an immoral principle when we all know that facts and figures can be selected to prove anything.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: The sun rose and set in a land of dreams whether the clocks where right or wrong. The sun rose and set in a land of dreams whether the clocks where right or wrong.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: In the country places of Ireland, writing is held in certain awe: a writer was a dangerous man from whom they instinctively recoiled. In the country places of Ireland, writing is held in certain awe: a writer was a dangerous man from whom they instinctively recoiled.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
Patrick Kavanagh quotes: I dabbled in verse and it became my life I dabbled in verse and it became my life