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James Connolly Quotes: Apostles of Freedom are ever idolised when dead, but crucified when alive.
         

Apostles of Freedom are ever idolised when dead, but crucified when alive.


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The great appear great to us.

The great appear great to us.



The Irish people will only be free, when they own everything from the plough to the stars

The Irish people will only be free, when they own everything from the plough to the stars



Yes, friends, governments in capitalist society are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the capitalist class.

Yes, friends, governments in capitalist society are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the capitalist class.



If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!

If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!



Don't be 'practical' in politics. To be practical in that sense means that you have schooled yourself to think along the lines, and in the grooves that those who rob you would desire you to think.

Don't be 'practical' in politics. To be practical in that sense means that you have schooled yourself to think along the lines, and in the grooves that those who rob you would desire you to think.



The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.

The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.



We believe in constitutional action in normal times; we believe in revolutionary action in exceptional times.

We believe in constitutional action in normal times; we believe in revolutionary action in exceptional times.



Yes, ruling by fooling, is a great British art with great Irish fools to practice on.

Yes, ruling by fooling, is a great British art with great Irish fools to practice on.



No revolutionary movement is complete without its poetical expression.

No revolutionary movement is complete without its poetical expression.



The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave.

The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave.





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In everything, it is no easy task to find the middle.

In everything, it is no easy task to find the middle.



You possess other people's...bodies." He accepted that statement with a nod. "Do you want to possess my body?" "I want to do a lot of things to your body, but that's not one of them.

You possess other people's...bodies." He accepted that statement with a nod. "Do you want to possess my body?" "I want to do a lot of things to your body, but that's not one of them.



We all leave personal legacies for the people we know and love.

We all leave personal legacies for the people we know and love.



I spent a week living as a man. Which was actually, I'm sorry to say, embarrassingly easy for me to do.

I spent a week living as a man. Which was actually, I'm sorry to say, embarrassingly easy for me to do.



Nothing walks the earth more savage than a mare enraged.

Nothing walks the earth more savage than a mare enraged.



Today, is a great day to make a difference for someone. 'I have a dream'.

Today, is a great day to make a difference for someone. 'I have a dream'.



Art becomes a spiritual process depending upon the degree of commitment that you bring to it. Every experience becomes direct food for your art. Then your art teaches you about life.

Art becomes a spiritual process depending upon the degree of commitment that you bring to it. Every experience becomes direct food for your art. Then your art teaches you about life.



I like to work - I probably work too much.

I like to work - I probably work too much.



Whether you're a presidential front-runner, or an Academy Award-winning actor, or head of a TV ministry, if you stay in the public eye long enough they're going to try and find a scandal.

Whether you're a presidential front-runner, or an Academy Award-winning actor, or head of a TV ministry, if you stay in the public eye long enough they're going to try and find a scandal.



When pain ends, gain ends too.

When pain ends, gain ends too.




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