Michael Collins Quote

On being told that he was seven minutes late for the transfer of power by British troops:

We've been waiting seven hundred years, you can have the seven minutes.


Earliest attribution found in: Michael Collins (1990) by Tim Pat Coogan

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We've been waiting seven hundred years, you can have the seven minutes.

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We've been waiting seven hundred years, you can have the seven minutes.

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We've been waiting seven hundred years, you can have the seven minutes.

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We've been waiting seven hundred years, you can have the seven minutes.