We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral.
We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
The men whose manhood you have broken will loathe you, and will always be brooding and scheming to strike a fresh blow.
I have raised the morals and sobriety of the people.
No, men and women of the Irish race, we shall not fight for England. We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire and the construction of an Irish republic.
Those who want to divide the workers have resorted to the foulest methods.
Intolerance has been the curse of our country.
A mutual arrangement, I repeat, is the only satisfactory medium whereby the present system can be carried on with any degree of satisfaction, and in such an arrangement the employers have more to gain than the workers.
I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.