As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.
More Seamus Heaney quotes :
I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.Seamus Heaney
I'm not personally obsessed with death. At a certain age, the light that you live in is inhabited by the shades - it 'tis.Seamus Heaney
At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.Seamus Heaney