To get rich is glorious.
Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country. It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world.
Young writers should keep out of pubs and remember that the cliche way of the artistic life is a lie.
Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.
I want to reveal in a simple way the usual – and unusual – life of the city; the corporation workman, the busmen, policemen, the civil servants, the theatres, Moore Street and also, what occupies so large a place in Dublin’s life, the literary and artistic.
We must exist right here, right now!
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
The world is its own magic.