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'The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.'


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'I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.'


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'When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.'


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'I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.'


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'The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.'


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'I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.'


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'The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.'


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'It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.'


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'I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.'


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'I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.'


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'If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.'

 

 

 

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