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Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!


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You cannot conquer Ireland; you cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win it by a better deed.

You cannot conquer Ireland; you cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win it by a better deed.



We seem to have lost. We have not lost. To refuse to fight would have been to lose; to fight is to win. We have kept faith with the past, and handed on a tradition to the future.

We seem to have lost. We have not lost. To refuse to fight would have been to lose; to fight is to win. We have kept faith with the past, and handed on a tradition to the future.



Life springs from death; and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations.

Life springs from death; and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations.



A country without a language is a country without a soul.

A country without a language is a country without a soul.



As long as Ireland is unfree the only honourable attitude for Irish men, women to have is an attitude of rebellion.

As long as Ireland is unfree the only honourable attitude for Irish men, women to have is an attitude of rebellion.



There are in every generation those who shrink from the ultimate sacrifice, but there are in every generation those who make it with joy and laughter and these are the salt of the generations.

There are in every generation those who shrink from the ultimate sacrifice, but there are in every generation those who make it with joy and laughter and these are the salt of the generations.



Ireland unfree shall never be at peace

Ireland unfree shall never be at peace



We are ready to die and shall die cheerfully and proudly, you must not grieve for all of this.

We are ready to die and shall die cheerfully and proudly, you must not grieve for all of this.





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