Ay – ‘The Green Fool’ business, the libel action over the head of it – did me a lot of damage. It destroyed the momentum.
Category Archive: Irish
Memory has always been fundamental for me. In fact, remembering what I had forgotten is the way most of the poems get started.
I think we should all have a responsibility not to affect other people in a negative way.
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
Man must be associated with his fellows.
Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity.
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, etc.; but, roughly stated, the voting population ought to represent the fighting population.
I think ideas should be flying about and banging into each other. It is a kind of energy. If you occupy static positions, then things sort of ossify.
The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world, and revealed to us by the cinematograph.