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John Millington Synge Quotes and Sayings

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What is the price of a thousand horses against a son
where there is one son only?
- John Millington Synge

There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
- John Millington Synge

Foreign languages are another favourite topic,
and as these men are bilingual they have a fair notion
of what it means to speak and think in many different idioms.
- John Millington Synge

They're cheering a young lad, the champion playboy of the Western World.
- John Millington Synge

 

The general knowledge of time on the island depends,
curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.
- John Millington Synge

Every article on these islands has an almost personal character,
which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown,
something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.
- John Millington Synge

A translation is no translation, he said,
unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it.
- John Millington Synge

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A low line of shore was visible at first on the right
between the movement of the waves and fog,
but when we came further it was lost sight of,
and nothing could be seen but the mist curling in the rigging,
and a small circle of foam.
- John Millington Synge

In this cry of pain the inner consciousness of the
people seems to lay itself bare for an instant,
and to reveal the mood of beings who feel their isolation
in the face of a universe that wars on them with winds and seas.
- John Millington Synge

It gave me a moment of exquisite satisfaction to find
myself moving away from civilisation in this rude canvas
canoe of a model that has served primitive races since men first went to sea.
- John Millington Synge

A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me
a strange sense of exile and desolation.
I walk round the island nearly every day,
yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock,
a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
- John Millington Synge

The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved
to these people the agile walk of the wild animal,
while the general simplicity of their lives has given
them many other points of physical perfection.
- John Millington Synge

At first I threw my weight upon my heels,
as one does naturally in a boot, and was a good deal bruised,
but after a few hours I learned the natural walk of man,
and could follow my guide in any portion of the island.
- John Millington Synge

The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for
the death of one woman over eighty years,
but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that
lurks somewhere in every native of the island.
- John Millington Synge

A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned,
he said, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't.
But we do be afraid of the sea, and we do only be drownded now and again.
- John Millington Synge

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price.
May He be so to every one of us.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Change always comes bearing gifts.
- Price Pritchett

Grief is the price we pay for love.
- Queen Elizabeth II

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid
for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
- Amelia Earhart

Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the
same with staying healthy or eating healthy.
There's some discipline involved.
There's some sacrifices.
- Mike Ditka

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
- Isadora Duncan

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things;
knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
- Amelia Earhart

The price of every thing rises and falls from time
to time and place to place;
and with every such change the purchasing power of
money changes so far as that thing goes.
- Alfred Marshall

I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
- Ruth Handler

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
- Baltasar Gracian

Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last.
The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance.
You've got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it.
- Michael Novak

The project to settle Palestinians here will be never
be approved during my tenure regardless of the price.
- Emile Lahoud

Japan's experience suggests the importance of assessing
the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period,
which many central banks have emphasized in recent years.
- Toshihiko Fukui

Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and
paying the price aren't things to think about any more.
All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does.
- James Hilton

A small species of pinus was much prized,
and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese,
fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted
on a variety of the stone pine.
- Robert Fortune

The price of empire is America's soul,
and that price is too high.
- J. William Fulbright

No people come into possession of a culture without
having paid a heavy price for it.
- James A. Baldwin

Problems are the price of progress.
Don't bring me anything but trouble.
Good news weakens me.
- Charles Kettering

We never had it as rough as the kids have it today.
Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of
real estate or a college education.
- Suze Orman

I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not
so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt.
- George Orwell

As an announcer, 'The Price Is Right' is the mother
of all shows not only because of its legacy,
but because it is by far the most demanding game show.
- Randy West

Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's
obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders.
He's got a kind of presence.
- Nick Price

Black America knows better than anyone else the high
price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults.
- Maggie Gallagher

Had the price of looking been blindness,
I would have looked.
- Ralph Ellison

For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt,
and vote, and raise the price of corn?
- George Byron

Oh there are lots of doctors and medical professionals
out there who buy my devices at whole sale price.
- Alex Chiu

The difficulties and struggles of today are but the
price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
- Elbert Hubbard

You pay a price when you have an objective sentencing system.
That is, nothing is perfect.
- Jeff Sessions

I just get the same stuff as I did before,
but the price tag is much higher.
- Robbie Coltrane

Just let me use the technology I want at a fair price.
- Jonathan Potter

Don't tire yourself more than need be,
even at the price of founding a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
- Antonin Artaud

The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the
way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel
reminder that freedom and liberty have a price.
- Jo Ann Davis

They paid the ultimate price and we can never forget their sacrifice.
- Robert A. Brady

The economic picture in the States today doesn't allow
for jazz concerts in a tour fashion.
People now are too used to the Festival,
which gives them more names for the same price.
- Norman Granz

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

For any new technology there is always controversy
and there always some fear associated with it.
I think that's just the price of being first sometimes.
- Hugh Grant

I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created
Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool.
The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
- Cedric Hardwicke

Finally, people are starting to recognize freedom and peace do have a cause,
they do have a price.
- Mark Foley

We love peace, but not peace at any price.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price,
and to be bought for it.
- John Ruskin

If Broadway shows charge preview prices while the cast is in dress rehearsal,
why should restaurants charge full price when their
dining room and kitchen staffs are still practicing?
- Marian Burros


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