"The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."John Millington Synge on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."John Millington Synge on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."John Millington Synge on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."John Millington Synge on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."John Millington Synge on William Shakespeare
"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."
"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."