All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
You know it is summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.