Facts about Douglas Hyde

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Douglas Hyde was a famous Politician from Ireland, who lived between January 17, 1860 and July 12, 1949.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Douglas.

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Famous quotes by Douglas Hyde (5)


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"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"
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"I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried"
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"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"
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"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"
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"Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it"


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