Brendan Behan


Brendan Behan Quotes

  • ''I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.''
    Brendan Behan (1923-1964), Irish playwright. Pat, in The Hostage, act 1 (1958). On his experiences in the I.R.A....
    38 person liked.
    2 person did not like.
  • ''One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough.''
    Brendan Behan (1923-1964), Irish playwright. Quoted by Rae Jeffs, publicist and assistant to Behan, in Daniel Farson, "Rousting in Dublin," Sacred Monsters (1988).
  • ''I am a daylight atheist.''
    Brendan Behan (1923-1964), Irish playwright. Quoted by Rae Jeffs, publicist and assistant to Behan, in Daniel Farson, Sacred Monsters, "Rousting in Dublin," (1988).
  • ''All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.''
    Brendan Behan (1923-1964), Irish playwright. quoted in Sunday Express (London, Jan. 5, 1964).

Read more quotations »
[Report Error]