Sean O Faolain Quotes

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Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have no time for the pitiful.
— Sean O Faolain

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I have learned in my thirty-odd years of serious writing only one sure lesson: stories, like whiskey, must be allowed to mature in the cask.

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God made the grass, the air and the rain; and the grass, the air and the rain made the Irish; and the Irish turned the grass, the air and the rain back into God.
— Sean O Faolain

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