Saint Patrick’s Day Quotes - Page 3

You never miss the water till the well has run dry.
– Irish Proverb

May you live all the days of your life.
– Jonathan Swift

You don’t want to press your luck.
– Daryl Stout

There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
– John Millington

Half a loaf of bread is better than no bread at all.
– Irish Proverb

The list of Irish saints is past counting; but in it all no other figure is so human, friendly, and lovable as St. Patrick – who was an Irishman only by adoption.
– Stephen Gwynn

With the frost he kindled fire;
Drove the snakes from brake and brier,
Hurling out the writhing brood
With the lightning of his rood.
– Edwin Markham

Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter
Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after.
Poems and songs with pipes and drums
A thousand welcomes when anyone comes.
– Anonymous

If you hold a four-leaf shamrock in your left hand at dawn on St. Patrick’s Day you get what you want very much but haven’t wished for.
– Patricia Lynch

The list of Irish saints is past counting; but in it all no other figure is so human, friendly, and lovable as St. Patrick – who was an Irishman only by adoption.
– Stephen Gwynn

Wandered from the Antrim hills,
Wandered from the Killalas rills,
Patrick heard upon the breeze
Voices from the Irish seas.
– Anonymous

Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter
Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after.
Poems and songs with pipes and drums
A thousand welcomes when anyone comes.
– Anonymous

Oh! St. Patrick was a gentleman
Who came of decent people;
He built a church in Dublin town,
And on it put a steeple.
– Henry Bennett

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

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

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.
– Anonymous

What color should be seen
Where our fathers’ homes have been
But their own immortal Green?
– Anonymous

A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.
– Fiona Shaw

A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.
– Anonymous

There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
– John Millington Synge