Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Irish poet and Nobel Prize for Literature, 1995
The gift of writing is to be self-forgetful … to get a surge of inner life or inner supply or unexpected sense of empowerment, to be afloat, to be out of yourself.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not to Learn Irish is to miss the opportunity of understanding what life in this country has meant and could mean in a better future. It is to cut oneself off from ways of being at home. If we regard self-understanding, mutual understanding, imaginative enhancement, cultural diversity and a tolerant political atmosphereas a desirable attainments, we should remember that a knowledge of the Irish language is an essential element in their realisation.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Between my finger and my thumb The squat pen rests; snug as a gun. ~from the poem "DiggingMore Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In off the moors, down through the mist beams, god-cursed Grendel came greedily loping.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always associated the moment of writing with a moment of lift, of joy, of unexpected reward.More Seamus Heaney quotes [08/14/2011 03:08:01]

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