12 Saint Patrick’s Day Quotes by Famous People

Collection of quotes by famous people on the occasion of Saint Patrick’s Day.

The Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilís, and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks.

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Best Quotes on St Patrick’s Day

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

Love is never defeated and I could add the history of Ireland proves it.

— Pope John Paul II

If it was raining soup the Irish would go out with forks.

— Brendan Behan

Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.

— Colin Farrell

Geographically Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep.

— Dave Barry

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

Every St. Patrick’s Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.

— Shane Leslie

Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.

— James Joyce

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

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

— John Millington Synge

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

— Fiona Shaw

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