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“... love and life cannot help but marry and stay married with an exhausting violence of fidelity.”
“I have sometimes believed that I could see shadows spread under people's eyes when they were being frantically bored. I have seen faces age and sag under the onslaught of amiable extroversion ...”
“A laugh is a terrible weapon ...”
“... the way to achieve a difficult thing was to set it in motion.”
“Would the world ever be run by anything better than personal passion, and the scoring off each other of amoral schoolboys?”
Kate O'Brien, Irish playwright, novelist, journalist
(1897 - 1974)