Quotes Database - Category: Saintpatricksday
"There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting."
- John Millington Synge
"Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me."
- Colin Farrell
"Every St. Patrick's Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to."
- Shane Leslie
"We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English."
- Winston Churchill
"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
- William Butler Yeats
"That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way?"
- Lara Flynn Boyle
"Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep."
- Dave Barry
"A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano."
- Fiona Shaw
"Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it."
- Pope John Paul II
"Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift."
- Liam Neeson
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