Sunday, April 29, 2012
some favourite quotes by Brendan Behan
“...Actually, I'm a drinker with writing problems.”
I saw a notice that said Drink Canada Dry
and I've just started.
(for any who may not know ´Canada Dry´ is
is a soft drink also known as Ginger Ale)
Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops.
"Other people have a nationality.
The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis."
"There is no such thing as bad publicity
except your own obituary."
"One drink is too many for me and a thousand
not enough." (or as we used to say One drink
is too many and a hundred not enough"..it´s
why I quit at 28).
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a
policeman couldn't make it worse.
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow
alone in the old cell. The lovely thin
paper with a bit of matress stuffing in
it, if you could get a match, was as good
a smoke as I ever tasted.
It is a good deed to forget a poor joke.
The big difference between sex for money
and sex for free is that sex for money
usually costs a lot less.