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Irish Quotes

Kashmira Lad Nov 18, 2018
Here is a compilation of some funny as well as interesting quotes by famous Irish personalities that reflect their thoughts about belonging to Ireland, and some other quotes about the Irish.
The Irish are known for being an intelligent as well as humorous lot. One can come across many funny quotes that target the Irish with regards to certain characteristics that are very typical of Ireland. On the other hand, some quotes only highlight the witty side seen amongst these people.
Take a look at the following Irish quotes ranging from the intelligent to the humorous kinds and even some inspirational thoughts noted down by some famous personalities.
"The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch."
~ Unknown.

"I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for my Mum. I know I've got Irish blood because I wake up everyday with a hangover."
~ Noel Gallagher.
"The Irish don't know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get it."
~ Sidney Littlewood.

"The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic."
~ Oscar Wilde.
"The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scott's as a joke, but the Scott's haven't seen the joke yet."
~ Oliver Herford.

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

"Come and take potluck with me. My hearth is warm, my friendship's free."
~ Unknown.
"Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me."
~ Colin Farrell.

"I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same."
~ Iris Murdoch.
"Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island."
~ Gerry Adams.

"Ireland is rich in literature that understands a soul's yearnings, and dancing that understands a happy heart."
~ Margaret Jackson.
"Ireland. It's the one place on earth that Heaven has kissed with melody, mirth, and meadow, and mist."
~ Unknown.

"Bless your little Irish heart and every other Irish part."
~ Irish Blessing Quote.

"May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more. May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door."
~ Irish Blessing Quote.
"An Irishman can be worried by the consciousness that there is nothing to worry about."
~ Austin O'Malley.

"I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way, by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could."
~ George Bernard Shaw.