Saint Patrick’s Day Quotes

When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.
– Edna O’Brien

There is an Irish way of paying compliments as though they were irresistible truths which makes what would otherwise be an impertinence delightful.
– Katherine Tynan Hinkson

May your glass be ever full. May the roof over your head be always strong.And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you’re dead.
— Irish prayer

May St. Patrick guard you wherever you go, and guide you in whatever you do and may his loving protection be a blessing to you always.
– Irish Blessing

It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
– Brendan Behan

May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more.May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door.
– Irish Blessing

O, the red rose may be fair, And the lily statelier; But my shamrock, one in three Takes the very heart of me!
– Katherine Tynan

St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.
– Adrienne Cook

An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth.
– Irish Proverb

Ireland is rich in literature that understands a soul’s yearnings and dancing that understands a happy heart.
– Margaret Jackson

Irish diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he looks forward to making the trip.
– Irish Proverb

St.Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.
– Adrienne Cook

It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money!
– Irish Toast

When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Ireland.
– J. P. Dunleavy

May your blessings outnumber The shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you Wherever you go.
– Irish blessing

May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
– Irish Blessing

An Irishman has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains him through temporary periods of joy.
– Irish Proverb

Remember even if you loose all, keep your good name; for if you loose that you are worthless.
– Irish Proverb

Every St. Patrick’s Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.
– Shane Leslie

There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.
– Irish Proverb