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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mankind for daring to meet the bloodshed of battle for their country's liberty. But the patriot who is willing to go to that sacrifice will be the first to condemn the aimless and secret shedding of blood in time of peace. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Each heart holds the secret:'Kindness' is the word. Each heart holds the secret:
'Kindness' is the word. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The right word fitly spoken is a precious rarity. The right word fitly spoken is a precious rarity. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Ireland is a fruitful mother of genius, but a barren nurse. Ireland is a fruitful mother of genius, but a barren nurse. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Well blest is he who has a dear one dead; A friend he has whose Well blest is he who has a dear one dead; A friend he has whose face will never change- A dear communion that will not grow strange; The anchor of a love is death. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Take gifts with a sigh: most men give to be paid. Take gifts with a sigh: most men give to be paid. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Loyalty is the greatest quality of the human heart. Loyalty is the greatest quality of the human heart. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Anonymity is the fame of the future. Anonymity is the fame of the future. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: For peace do not hope; to be just you must break it. Still work for For peace do not hope; to be just you must break it. Still work for the minute and not for the year. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The wealth of mankind is the wisdom they leave. The wealth of mankind is the wisdom they leave. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Women are at once the guardians and the well-spring of the world's faith, morality, and Women are at once the guardians and the well-spring of the world's faith, morality, and tenderness; and if ever they are degraded to a commonplace level with men, this fine essential quality will be impaired, and their weakness will have to beg and follow where now it guides and controls. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: I'd rather live in Bohemia than in any other land. I'd rather live in Bohemia than in any other land. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: When honor comes to you, be ready to take it; But reach not to seize When honor comes to you, be ready to take it; But reach not to seize it before it is near. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: A good boxer, in striking the round blow, instead of loosening body and arm, gathers A good boxer, in striking the round blow, instead of loosening body and arm, gathers himself into a heap of muscularity and begins his blow where all blows ought to begin, from the solidarity of the right foot. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Putting prize-fighting altogether aside as one of the unavoidable evils attending on this manly exercise, Putting prize-fighting altogether aside as one of the unavoidable evils attending on this manly exercise, the inestimable value of boxing as a training, discipline, and development of boys and young men remains. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Prize-Fighting is not the aim of boxing. This noble exercise ought not to be judged Prize-Fighting is not the aim of boxing. This noble exercise ought not to be judged by the dishonesty or the low lives of too many of its professional followers. Let it stand alone, an athletic practice, on the same footing as boating or football. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Be true to your word and your work and your friend. Be true to your word and your work and your friend. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Too late we learn, a man must hold his friendUnjudged, accepted, trusted to the end. Too late we learn, a man must hold his friend
Unjudged, accepted, trusted to the end. — John Boyle O'Reilly
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John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Our life a harp is, with unnumbered strings, And tones and symphonies; but our poor Our life a harp is, with unnumbered strings, And tones and symphonies; but our poor skill Some shallow notes from its great music brings. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By Tim Pat Coogan: The Vulgar sham of the pompous feast Where the heaviest purse is the highest priest The Vulgar sham of the pompous feast Where the heaviest purse is the highest priest The organised charity, scrimped and iced In the name of a cautious, statistical Christ."1 - John Boyle O'Reilly — Tim Pat Coogan
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: They who see the Flying Dutchman never, never reach the shore. They who see the Flying Dutchman never, never reach the shore. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, etc.; but, roughly stated, the voting population ought to represent the fighting population. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Who heeds not experience, trust him not. Who heeds not experience, trust him not. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Doubt is brother-devil to Despair. Doubt is brother-devil to Despair. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The brutalities of a fight with bare hands, the crushed nasal bones, maimed lips, and The brutalities of a fight with bare hands, the crushed nasal bones, maimed lips, and other disfigurements, which call for the utter abolition of boxing in the interests of humanity, at once disappear when the contestants cover their hands with large, soft-leather gloves. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The Greeks were the first boxers. Pugilism appears to have been one of the earliest The Greeks were the first boxers. Pugilism appears to have been one of the earliest distinctions in play and exercise that appeared between the Hellenes and their Asiatic fathers. The unarmed personal encounter was indicative of a sturdier manhood. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: With the advent of chivalry, the art of boxing waned. The evolution of feudal aristocracy, With the advent of chivalry, the art of boxing waned. The evolution of feudal aristocracy, with other and widely different exercises, pastimes and weapons from those of the common people, made boxing unfashionable. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: How shall I a habit break? As you did that habit make, As you gathered, How shall I a habit break? As you did that habit make, As you gathered, you must lose; As you yielded, now refuse, Thread by thread the strands we twist Till they bind us neck and wrist, Thread by thread the patient hand Must untwine ere free we stan — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The adoption of gloves for all contests will do more to preserve the practice of The adoption of gloves for all contests will do more to preserve the practice of boxing than any other conceivable means. It will give pugilism new life, not only as a professional boxer's art, but as a general exercise. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, nor judge of a Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, nor judge of a road till it draw to the end. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Every man on the planet Has just as much right as yourself to the road. Every man on the planet Has just as much right as yourself to the road. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The organized charity, scrimped and iced, In the name of a cautious, statistical Christ. The organized charity, scrimped and iced, In the name of a cautious, statistical Christ. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: In 1889, I predict, the legislative stage of the Irish question will have arrived; and In 1889, I predict, the legislative stage of the Irish question will have arrived; and the union with England, which shall then have cursed Ireland for nine tenths of a century, will be repealed. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: With the advance of feudalism came the growth of iron armor, until, at last, a With the advance of feudalism came the growth of iron armor, until, at last, a fighting-man resembled an armadillo. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The red rose whispers of passion,And the white rose breathes of love;O, the red rose The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: It has always been the aim of royalty and aristocracy to lower the individual liberty It has always been the aim of royalty and aristocracy to lower the individual liberty and independence of the common people. A baron and a minute-man could not breathe the same air. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: No writer for the press, however humble, is free from the burden of keeping his No writer for the press, however humble, is free from the burden of keeping his purpose high and his integrity white. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: A dreamer lives forever, And a toiler dies in a day. A dreamer lives forever, And a toiler dies in a day. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Every boy in a free country ought to be instructed in boxing, wrestling, and the Every boy in a free country ought to be instructed in boxing, wrestling, and the use of weapons. Every young man ought to be drilled. Every householder ought, at least, to have a right to own a rifle, and should know how to make cartridges. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Woman suffrage is an unjust, unreasonable, unspiritual abnormality. It is a hard, undigested, tasteless, devitalized Woman suffrage is an unjust, unreasonable, unspiritual abnormality. It is a hard, undigested, tasteless, devitalized proposition. It is a half-fledged, unmusical, Promethean abomination. It is a quack bolus to reduce masculinity even by the obliteration of femininity. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: For the love that is purest and sweetest Has a kiss of desire on the For the love that is purest and sweetest
Has a kiss of desire on the lips. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: Social equity is based on justice; politics change on the opinion of the time. The Social equity is based on justice; politics change on the opinion of the time. The black man's skin will be a mark of social inferiority so long as white men are conceited, ignorant, unjust, and prejudiced. You cannot legislate these qualities out of the white - you must steal them out by teaching, illustration, and example. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: The world is large when its weary leagues two loving hearts divide; But the world The world is large when its weary leagues two loving hearts divide; But the world is small when your enemy is loose on the other side. — John Boyle O'Reilly
John Boyle O'reilly Sayings By John Boyle O'Reilly: And we who have toiled for freedom's law, have we sought for freedom's soul? Have And we who have toiled for freedom's law, have we sought for freedom's soul? Have we learned at last that human right is not a part but the whole? — John Boyle O'Reilly