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Positive Quotes about Irish

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May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

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May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

 

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

We have always found the Irish a bit odd.
They refuse to be English.
- Winston Churchill

I'm Irish.
I think about death all the time.
- Jack Nicholson

Angel was the first Irish feature film.
Neil's first movie and my first movie.
- Stephen Rea

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns -
outside the door.
- Martin McGuinness

The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years.
Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe,
things can only get better for the Irish.
- Eddie Murphy

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

I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.
- Gregory Peck

In old times people used to try and square the circle;
now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
- Samuel Butler

I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt.
- Edna O'Brien

But I will say that living in Ireland has changed the
cadence and fullness of speech,
since the Irish love words and use as many of them
in a sentence as possible.
- Anne McCaffrey

If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.
- Brendan Behan

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history.
- Fiona Shaw

The Irish Government can no longer stand by and see
innocent people injured and perhaps worse.
- Jack Lynch

My parents were French and Irish and our family even
has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States
and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

Other people have a nationality.
The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
- Brendan Behan

The Irish job was something that had to be sorted out.
- Jack Charlton

Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.
- Maria Edgeworth

The British Government and the Irish Government have
accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report.
- Dick Spring

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people,
or rather the hashish.
- Oliver St.
John

I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry.
It certainly wasn't there before that.
- Van Morrison

To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
- J. P. Donleavy

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

My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once.
I found it to be very much like New York,
for it was a beautiful country, and both the women
and men were good-looking.
- James Cagney

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

Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness,
a joy.
- Fiona Shaw

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made,
scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
- William Butler Yeats

Irish is the prominent nationality in the family,
but beyond that, I really don't know.
I see a lot of artistic or creative influence coming
through on my mother's side.
- William Wiley

The majority of the members of the Irish parliament
are professional politicians,
in the sense that otherwise they would not be given
jobs minding mice at crossroads.
- Flann O'Brien

In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents:
become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
- Phil Donahue

I went further and further back through the centuries
to get a sense of perspective but now at least I understand
why Irish history evokes such strong passions and emotions.
- James D'arcy

The gun is not out of Irish politics.
- Ian Paisley

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

I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys,
as we know.
- Sandra Bullock

The Ireland I now inhabit is one that these Irish contemporaries have helped to imagine.
- Seamus Heaney

I've had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA.
- Jack Higgins

Everywhere I look, I see the evidence of a creator.
But I don't see it as religion,
which has cut Irish people in two.
I don't see Jesus Christ as being
in any part of a religion.
Religion to me is almost like when God leaves -
and people devise a set of rules to fill the space.
- Bono

It's not that the Irish are cynical.
It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect
for everything and everybody.
- Brendan Behan

My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan,
and me - I'm tan, I guess.
- Mariah Carey

The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots.
- Sean Connery

There's something about the Irish that is remarkable.
- Fiona Shaw

Rain is also very difficult to film,
particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine,
so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.
- Alan Parker

But let's just say, I'm Irish.
I grew up in the 1950s.
Religion had a very tight iron fist.
- Liam Neeson

I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt.
Guilt is a good reality check.
It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check.
- Edward Burns

People do think I'm Jewish.
But we're Irish Catholic.
My father had a brogue.
- Martin Short

Theatre has no national identity.
It is something for the world, whether it is Irish,
English, or French.
- Cyril Cusack

It has to do with the fact that Ford,
for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac,
as anyone who knows him will say.
- Henry Fonda

Finally, Colin Farrell showed up on my doorstep,
only he wasn't Colin Farrell - he was just this Irish
kid who had read the script and wanted to do it.
- Robert Towne

When others stood idly by, you and your families gave your all,
in defence of a risen people and in pursuit of Irish freedom and unity.
- Gerry Adams

My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me.
Why should it?
- Carroll O'Connor

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland
that is worth the loss of a single British soldier
or a single Irish citizen either.
- James Callaghan

The Irish and British, they love satire,
it's a large part of the culture.
- Ben Nicholson

I have good genes.
My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American.
They both have good skin.
- Virginia Madsen

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke,
but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
- Oliver Herford

Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely
turn their backs on their historical dishes,
no matter how many jokes they might have to endure.
- Nick Clooney

We play our Irish songs a bit more loosely.
- Caroline Corr

In this context the British and Irish governments will have to promote a new,
imaginative and dynamic alternative in which both governments
will share power in the north.
- Gerry Adams

I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years.
- Nobuo Uematsu

At Leeds I've tried to concentrate on my club form,
but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once
you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again.
- Robbie Keane

I wrote a script.
I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting.
It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920,
which is a fascinating period and place for me.
- Tom Berenger

I'm just a true Irish boy at heart.
- Colin Farrell

The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership.
- Gerry Adams

I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this
show will feature a lot of Irish dancing.
- Michael Flatley


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