The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
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.
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
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of mattress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.
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
It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
...Actually, I'm a drinker with writing problems.
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
I saw a notice which said, 'Drink Canada Dry' and I've just started.
To get enough to eat was regarded as an achievement. To get drunk was a victory.
Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
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.
I am a drinker with writing problems.
I'm a drinker with writing problems.