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


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The great appear great to us.

The great appear great to us.



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



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.



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

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



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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I try to find little things that you can do to move the song along and things that serve the song.



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The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into cofusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true.



It isn't necessary that you leave home. Sit at your desk and listen. Don't even listen, just wait. Don't wait, be still and alone. The whole world will offer itself to you.

It isn't necessary that you leave home. Sit at your desk and listen. Don't even listen, just wait. Don't wait, be still and alone. The whole world will offer itself to you.



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the damned book I am writing is like the driveling of a weak-kneed sea calf. If I were sufficiently strong minded, I should tear it up an start again. But I don't.




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