Brendan Behan Quotes

If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.

We’re here because we’re queer Because we’re queer because we’re here.

I am a drinker with writing problems.

Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it’s done, they’ve seen it done every day, but they’re unable to do it themselves.

I am married to Beatrice Salkeld, a painter. We have no children, except me.

I never turned to drink. It seemed to turn to me. (when told to turn from drinking 12 pints plus 2-3 bottles of whisky a day)

When I came back to Dublin I was court marshaled in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.