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Each Irish Quote Tells You Something About Ireland


Ireland is the home of a large number of famous people who dominate fields as diverse as literature, the arts, the military, politics, science, religion, and sport. From Oscar Wilde and Edmund Burke to the Corrs and Pierce Brosnan, Irish individuals have left their indelible mark on the world stage. Want to know what makes Irish people so famous and lovable? Each Irish quote listed below gives you a glimpse into the spirit of Ireland.

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

Andrew Greeley
Well, the Irish aren't much into showing affection. There was crisis when we were wiped out in the Depression and my father went into the gloom. But surely in the years when I was an adolescent during the war years, there was, I would say, a rebirth of affection there.

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley
No man is an Ireland.

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

Irish Proverb
A quarrel is like buttermilk: once it's out of the churn, the more you shake it, the more sour it grows.

G. K. Chesterton
For the great Gaels of Ireland
Are the men that God made mad,
For all their wars are merry
And all their songs are sad.

John Kells Ingram
The dust of some is Irish earth,
Among their own they rest.

Irish Blessing
May the roof above us never fall in.
And may the friends gathered below it never fall out.

Irish Curse
May the enemies of Ireland never meet a friend.

Dave Allen
Don't mourn for me now
Don't mourn for me never
I'm going to do nothing
For ever and ever.

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