Brendan Behan

One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough.

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

I am a daylight atheist.

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

All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.

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.

Pound notes are the best religion in the world.

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

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