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12 Famous Quotes by Brendan Behan
2/9/1923 - 3/20/1964
Also Known As:  
Behan, Brendan     Brendan Francis Behan
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To get enough to eat was regarded as an achievement. To get drunk was a victory.

Achievement Quotes, by Brendan Behan

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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.

Sex Quotes, by Brendan Behan

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I saw a notice which said, 'Drink Canada Dry' and I've just started.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Brendan Behan

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New York is my Lourdes, where I go for spiritual refreshment... a place where you're least likely to be bitten by a wild goat.

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I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn't make it worse.

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The English and Americans dislike only some" Irish - the same Irish that the Irish themselves detest, Irish writers - the ones that think.

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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 road safer, the beer stronger, the old men and women warmer in the winter, and happier in the summer

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Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.

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

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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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...Actually, I'm a drinker with writing problems.

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