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Brendan Behan Quotes and Sayings

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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.
- Brendan Behan

Related topics: Marriage

I was court-martialled in my absence,
and sentenced to death in my absence,
so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
- Brendan Behan

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

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.
- Brendan Behan

 

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.
- Brendan Behan

What the hell difference does it make,
left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.
- Brendan Behan

All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.
- Brendan Behan

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It is a good deed to forget a poor joke.
- Brendan Behan

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

There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
- Brendan Behan

Shakespeare said pretty well everything and what he left out,
James Joyce, with a judge from meself,
put in.
- Brendan Behan

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

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.
- Brendan Behan

I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds.
- Brendan Behan

I am a daylight atheist.
- Brendan Behan

If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.
- Brendan Behan

I am a drinker with writing problems.
- Brendan Behan

I wish I'd been a mixed infant.
- Brendan Behan

The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat,
something to drink and somebody to love you.
- Brendan Behan

Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops.
- Brendan Behan

It's not that the Irish are cynical.
It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect
for everything and everybody.
- Brendan Behan

The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell.
The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it,
if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.
- Brendan Behan

I have a total irreverence for anything connected with
society except that which makes the roads safer,
the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men
and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.
- Brendan Behan

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb PHOTO

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
- Napoleon Hill

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

Nothing big ever came from being small.
- William J. Clinton

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

If you know what to do to reach your goal,
it's not a big enough goal.
- Bob Proctor

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

Hang tough... big girl panties today.
- Anonymous humor

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a big cat to be number 2.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us.
So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.
- Maurice Gibb

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
- Rupert Murdoch

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

Go big or go home.
Because it's true.
What do you have to lose?
- Eliza Dushku

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart
and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
- Suze Orman

Money was never a big motivation for me,
except as a way to keep score.
The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals.
He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
- Paris Hilton

To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.
The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
- Barbara Kingsolver

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around,
and I definitely want to have children as well.
- Heidi Klum

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
- Carol Burnett

If you can build a business up big enough,
it's respectable.
- Will Rogers

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

The incestuous relationship between government and
big business thrives in the dark.
- Jack Anderson


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