Sebastian Barry Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
It is very difficult to be a hero without an audience, although, in a sense, we are each the hero of a peculiar, half-ruined film called our life. -Sebastian Barry
There is such solace in the mere sight of water. It clothes us delicately in its blowing salt and scent, gossamer items that medicate the poor soul -Sebastian Barry
That is because at the close of the day the ship we sail in is the soul, not the body. -Sebastian Barry
I suppose therefore God is the connoisseur of filthied hearts and souls, and can see the old, the first pattern in them, and cherish them for that. -Sebastian Barry
Clinton and his cigar was so much greater a man than Bush and his rifle. -Sebastian Barry
I wonder if I were to have an X-ray at the little hospital, would the machine see my grief? Is it like rust, arheum about the heart? -Sebastian Barry
I miss her face, its beauty, and its beauty lost. -Sebastian Barry
Four men killed that day. The phrase sat up in Willie's head like a rat and made a nest for itself there -Sebastian Barry
Trench dirt didn't always wash out, I am sure. -Sebastian Barry
I am dwelling on things I love, even if a measure of tragedy is stitched into everything, if you follow the thread long enough -Sebastian Barry
And whatever my life had been up to that day, it was another life after that. And that is the gospel truth. -Sebastian Barry
Roseanne, Roseanne, if I called to you now, my own self calling to my own self, would you hear me? And if you could hear me, would you heed me? -Sebastian Barry
For I did not want him to see, or to question me, for here contains already secrets, and my secrets are my fortune and my sanity. -Sebastian Barry
The trust of those in dark need is forgiving work. -Sebastian Barry
After all the world is indeed beautiful and if we were any other creature than man we might be continuously happy in it. -Sebastian Barry
How is that for some people drinking is a short-term loan on the spirit, but for others a heavy mortgage on the soul? -Sebastian Barry
Because it strikes me there is something greater than judgement. I think it is called mercy. -Sebastian Barry
There are some sufferings that we seem as a creature to forget, or we would never survive as a creature among all the other creatures. -Sebastian Barry
What is the sound of an eighty-nine-year-old heart breaking? -Sebastian Barry
Tears have a better character cried alone. Pity can sometimes be more wolf than dog. -Sebastian Barry
It had been a war of kingly poisons, in the air, in the memory, in the blood. -Sebastian Barry
I haven't really written my plays and books - I've heard them. The stories are there already, singing in your genes and in your blood. -Sebastian Barry
?Earn cash when you save a quote by clicking
EARNED Load...
LEVEL : Load...