Top 23 Deasy Quotes

#1. A learner rather"
Stephen's answer to Deasy who says "You were not born to be a teacher, I think. Perhaps I am wrong." (Episode 2, line 403 in the Gabler edition)

James Joyce

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#2. Stephen jerked his thumb towards the window, saying:
- That is God.
Hooray! Ay! Whrrwhee!
- What? Mr Deasy asked.
- A shout in the street, Stephen answered, shrugging his shoulders.

James Joyce

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#3. The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.

James F. Cooper

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#4. Submissives are not greedy, she reminded herself, even if they secretly want to be.

Red Phoenix

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#5. The Universe is on the side of Justice

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#6. We both insist on a lot of time being available almost every day to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. We read and think. So Warren and I do more reading and thinking and less doing than most people in business.

Charles T. Munger

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#7. I think most defense attorneys know, to some extent, their clients are guilty.

Matthew McConaughey

Deasy Quotes #1780774
#8. Just do as much as you can.


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#9. It's undeserved success that people are so terribly afraid of losing; they know they haven't any way, themselves, of ever getting it back again.

Mary Deasy

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#10. I could remember the house on Lexington Street, where the mortgage hung over our heads almost as tangibly as the roof, and we still managed to enjoy life ...

Mary Deasy

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#11. That's the way it is with influence, you know; if you don't use it all the time, people will forget you have it.

Mary Deasy

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#12. Daisies. They outlast roses, and they're tough little flowers.

Carolyn Brown

Deasy Quotes #900415
#13. Heartache, guilt, loss, grief, these things, too, are monsters.

Chelsey Philpot

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#14. We solve crimes, but we'll never solve crime.

Bob Deasy

Deasy Quotes #711178
#15. Well, first of all, let's go right to it. We're going to balance the budget. We should live within our own means, and we should read the bills and work with the American people.

Jeff Sessions

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#16. You may have noticed there are three things an Irishman always puts his soul in: his religion, his sports, and his politics. If you ever find an Irishman who is wishy-washy on any one of those, you can make up your mind to it he is not the true article at all.

Mary Deasy

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#17. To make ourselves invisible to creditors or to the envious, and even to our own worries, we can take advantage here on earth of a great democratic institution-in fact, democracy's only success-the night.

Jean Giraudoux

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#18. An Irish wedding is a tame thing to an Irish funeral.

Mary Deasy

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#19. The Irish are never at peace but when they're fighting.

Mary Deasy

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#20. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of fabric is governed by gravity.

Marianne Moore

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#21. President Obama has earned my vote on the basis of his excellent judicial appointments, his consensus-building foreign policy and the improvements he has brought about in the disastrous economy he inherited.

Alan Dershowitz

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#22. It doesn't get more iconic than Terry Fox.

Shawn Ashmore

Deasy Quotes #64855
#23. Someone had tried to warn me of the kind of catastrophe that is likely to occur when you involve yourself too closely in one of those destinies that is ringed around by the transient tinsel of human applause.

Mary Deasy

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