Creative Irish Gifts

Famous quotes containing the words creative and/or irish:

    Just as the creative artist is not allowed to choose, neither is he permitted to turn his back on anything: a single refusal, and he is cast out of the state of grace and becomes sinful all the way through.
    Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926)

    Irishness is not primarily a question of birth or blood or language; it is the condition of being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it.
    Conor Cruise O’Brien (b. 1917)