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St. Patrick's Day Sayings

Make Merry With These Colorful St. Patrick's Day Sayings


Nothing is more lively and vibrant than the parade on St. Patrick's Day. The celebration of customs, traditions, in a riot of colors and festivities is something to look forward to. You will fall in love with Irish culture when you watch the parade. Here are some merry St. Patrick's Day sayings to celebrate the occasion. Be proud to wear your Irish attitude on your sleeve.
  • Marianne Williamson
    We may have bad weather in Ireland, but the sun shines in the hearts of the people and that keeps us all warm.

  • Sidney Littlewood
    The Irish don't know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get it.

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

  • Sir John Pentland Mahaffy
    In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.

  • Charles M. Madigan
    St. Patrick: one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish.

  • John Keane
    Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day. We want people to enjoy themselves and learn something about the great culture and traditions of Ireland.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Toast
    Here’s to a long life and a merry one.
    A quick death and an easy one
    A pretty girl and an honest one
    A cold beer -- and another one!

  • Stanislaw J. Lec
    If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?

  • Patricia Lynch
    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.

  • Stephen Gwynn
    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.

  • Thomas Augustin Daly
    Oh, the music in the air!
    An' the joy that's ivrywhere --
    Shure, the whole blue vault of heaven is wan grand triumphal arch,
    An' the earth below is gay
    Wid its tender green th'-day,
    Fur the whole world is Irish on the Seventeenth o' March!

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

  • Alex Levine
    Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.

  • Sean O'Casey
    That's the Irish all over -- they treat a joke as a serious thing and a serious thing as a joke.

  • Irish Blessing
    May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.

  • Edna O'Brien
    When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees; maimed, stark and misshapen; but ferociously tenacious.

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