Best Quotes by Brian Friel (Top 3)

  1. It is not the literal past, the 'facts' of history, that shape us, but images of the past embodied in language.
  2. To remember everything is a form of madness.
  3. Even if I did speak Irish, I’d always be considered an outsider here, wouldn’t I? I may learn the password but the language of the tribe will always elude me, won’t it? The private core will always be ...hermetic, won’t it?