” A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. “


” Publicity’s a cancer. It eats out a man – till there’s nothing but a shell left. “


” How strange a thing like that happens to a man. He dabbles in something and does not realise that it is his life. “


” The keynote of simple folk is bad manners, familiarity. They intrude on one’s private soul. “


” In the country places of Ireland, writing is held in certain awe: a writer was a dangerous man from whom they instinctively recoiled. “


” The exciting quality about Joyce is that when you read him, you are not told of the large public issues that were agitating the minds of politicians and journalists on those days. Joyce is interested in the mind of a man who has put five shillings on a horse. “



All 6 Patrick Kavanagh Quotes about Man in picture


A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
Publicity


How strange a thing like that happens to a man. He dabbles in something and does not realise that it is his life.
The keynote of simple folk is bad manners, familiarity. They intrude on one
In the country places of Ireland, writing is held in certain awe: a writer was a dangerous man from whom they instinctively recoiled.
The exciting quality about Joyce is that when you read him, you are not told of the large public issues that were agitating the minds of politicians and journalists on those days. Joyce is interested in the mind of a man who has put five shillings on a horse.
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