"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."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."John Millington Synge on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."John Millington Synge on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."John Millington Synge on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."John Millington Synge on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."John Millington Synge on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind."
"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."
"There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting."