17 Top Wise Quotes From Literary Legend Brendan Behan
One of the Greatest Irish Writers of All Time
Brendan Behan was a renowned literary figure famous for his rough political commentary. He was induced with patriotism from an early age which further reflected in his literary works. He was interested in writing from an early age and published his first poems and prose in a magazine titled ‘Fianna: The Voice of Young Ireland’. He joined the Irish Republican Army and was imprisoned a couple of times. These prison experiences were a significant influence on his writing career and he wrote his first play titled ‘The Landlady’ during one of his jail terms. He moved to Ireland where he contributed actively to ‘The Irish Times’ while working on the radio show called ‘The Leaving Party’. This was followed by his play ‘The Quare Fellow’ which turned out to be one of his notable works. This encouraged him to write various plays including ‘An Giall’ which turned out to be a great success. He gained a reputation as an author with his autobiography titled ‘Borstal Boy’ which was also adapted into a film. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes that have been excerpted from his novels, books, poems and writings. Read on to explore a compilation of some of the best known quotes by Brendan Behan.