Douglas Hyde Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Douglas Hyde Quotes and Sayings

  • 1
    As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power. Douglas Hyde | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it. Douglas Hyde | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    I - and there are hundreds of thousands of Irishmen who felt on this subject as I do - have always liked my Celtic countrymen and disliked the English nation; it is a national trait of character, and I cannot help it. Douglas Hyde | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried. Douglas Hyde | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish. Douglas Hyde | Refcard PDF






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