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By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

For a startling period of my life, I reported the Troubles in Ireland for the BBC. I lived in Dublin and was called out to all sorts of incidents that, if taken together, add up to a war - bombings, assassinations, riots, shootings, robberies, jailbreaks, kidnappings, and sieges.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

As an arts journalist in London, working mainly for the BBC, I interviewed hundreds if not thousands of authors. From them I gleaned a great deal of passing instruction in writing and I observed one fascinating detail: no two writers approach their work - physically - in the same way.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Frank Delaney

Every pain is a lesson.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Frank Delaney

Marriage is very important. Marrying a girl is the most important thing a man can do. Never mind business or politics or sport or any of that, there's nothing so vital to the world as a man marrying a woman. That's where we get our children from, that's how the human race goes forward. And if it's too late for children, there's the companionship of a safe and trusted person.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

The one joy that has kept me going through life has been the fact that stories unite us. To see you as you listen to me now, as you have always listened to me, is to know this: what I can believe, you can believe. And the way we all see our story-not just as Irish people but as flesh and blood individuals and not the way people tell us to see it-that's what we own, no matter who we are and where we come from.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

I never met a librarian worth his or her salt who didn't perceive my passion for books.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

A gust of wind snatched at her hat. She jumped from the wall and her skirts blew everywhere. I couldn't avoid glimpsing more than she intended, and I feared that she might have been embarrassed. Instead she laughed and said, "You're seeing my true colors," and I was the one who blushed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Frank Delaney

Start with the difficult and when it gets easy, everything else is easier.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

I'd have to struggle to find a subject in which I can't get some kind of interested pulse started.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

I believe the world of the spirit is in general greatly neglected and not at all served by the practice of faith as we know it, because religion isn't individual enough.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Frank Delaney

Should; shouldn't; ought; oughtn't—the enemies of contentment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Frank Delaney

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

We Irish prefer embroideries to plain cloth. To us Irish, memory is a canvas--stretched, primed, and ready for painting on. We love the "story" part of the word "history," and we love it trimmed out with color and drama, ribbons and bows. Listen to our tunes, observe a Celtic scroll: we always decorate our essence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

There are some places you love with your heart, and there are some places that you love with your mind- the places that you love with both are called 'libraries'

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

When I come out on the road of a morning, when I have had a night's sleep and perhaps a breakfast, and the sun lights a hill on the distance, a hill I know I shall walk across an hour or two thence, and it is green and silken to my eye, and the clouds have begun their slow, fat rolling journey across the sky, no land in the world can inspire such love in a common man.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Frank Delaney

To have come from Ireland no matter how long ago is to be of Ireland in some part forever.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

The human face does not always reflect the beauty that may repose in the soul.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Frank Delaney

We had so many of those meaningless banter phrases, those icebreakers... they were meaningless-but without malice of harm, and they helped awkward people get over their embarrassment at being alive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frank Delaney

Writers have opinions - that, in part, is why they write. Therefore they have strong likes and dislikes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Delaney

Do you know what the difference is between Friendship and Love? Friendship is the photograph, Love is the oil painting.