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"Dublin has always been famous for the gaiety and splendour of its
court, the opulence and spirit of its principal inhabitants, the valour
of its military, and the genius of its learned men'' .
"Shakespeare's plays are bad, but yours are worse''. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1912) novelist, in conversation with Anton Chechov (1852-1904), dramatist.
"The Irishman's house is his coffin". From Mr. Bloom's stream of consciousness at a Dublin funeral. Ulysses. James Joyce (1895-1941).
"You grew up learning not to boast or show off. Today, all is vanity; if you've got it, flaunt it. The sound of the new millenium is a shriek for attention". Terry Wogan, broadcaster."The Times''(T2) 4,.Nov. 004
''I think; therefore, I am''. Descartes (1596-1650), French rationalist. ''I am; therefore, I think''. G. B Shaw (1859-1950) Irish-born dramatist.
''Hunger makes people completely different. A mother wants the death of her child, a husband his wife's''. Anna Zelenskaye. Leinningrad siege,1942. Timewatch, BBC