Ireland and England are like two sisters; I would have them embrace like one brother.
Every pint bottle should contain a quart.
The best way to avoid danger is to meet it plump.
How can I be in two places at once, unless I were a bird?
Half the lies our opponents tell about us are untrue.
I answer in the affirmative with an emphatic ‘No.’
The only thing to prevent what’s past is to put a stop to it before it happens.
Mr Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the air and darkening the sky; but I will nip him in the bud.
Why should we put ourselves out of our way to do anything for posterity? For what has posterity ever done for us?
While I write this letter, I have a pistol in one hand and a sword in the other.
The cup of Ireland’s misery has been overflowing for centuries and is not yet half full.
All along the untrodden paths of the future, I can see the footprints of an unseen hand.
We should silence anyone who opposes the right to freedom of speech.