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John Millington Synge – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by John Millington Synge

 

Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.

– John Millington Synge


The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.

– John Millington Synge


It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely, and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.

– John Millington Synge


There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.

– John Millington Synge