Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Irish poet and Nobel Prize for Literature, 1995
The external reality and inner dynamic of happenings in Northern Ireland between 1968 and 1974 were symptomatic of change, violent change admittedly, but change nevertheless, and for the minority living there, change had been long overdue.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The completely solitary self: that's where poetry comes from, and it gets isolated by crisis, and those crises are often very intimate also.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On the contrary, a trust in the staying power and travel-worthiness of such good should encourage us to credit the possibility of a world where respect for the validity of every tradition
will issue in the creation and maintenance of a salubrious political space.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Write whatever you like!More Seamus Heaney quotes [08/14/2011 03:08:22]
I've nothing against the Queen personally: I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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