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Quotes and Sayings on St. Patrick's Day

Quotes can at times be an effective medium through wish one can show one's mindful thoughts and feelings. Get in the true spirit of being a true Irish and go through these reflective thoughts which will enhance the spirit of being a true Irish further. So keep on reading these St. Patrick's Day related quotes and feel free to forward these wonderful quotations to your friends. It would also be a good idea to incorporate the quotes and send it with a St. Patrick's Day greeting card.

Quotes and Sayings

  • An Irishman has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains him through temporary periods of joy. ~ Irish saying

  • The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried. ~ Irish saying

  • Anyone acquainted with Ireland knows that the morning of St. Patrick’s Day consists of the night of the seventeenth of March flavored strongly with the morning of the eighteenth. ~ Unknown

    St. Patrick's Day Quotes on Irish Blessing

  • May your blessings outnumber
    The shamrocks that grow,
    And may trouble avoid you
    Wherever you go.
    ~ Irish blessing

  • Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck. ~ Unknown

  • A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. ~ Unknown

  • 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. ~ Stephen Gwynn

  • May the Irish hills caress you.
    May her lakes and rivers bless you.
    May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
    May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.
    ~ Irish blessing

  • 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!
    ~ Thomas Augustin Daly

  • When Irish eyes are smiling, sure 'tis like a morn in spring.
    In the lilt of Irish laughter you can hear the angels sing,
    When Irish hearts are happy all the world seems bright and gay,
    And when Irish eyes are smiling, sure, they steal your heart away.
    ~ Chauncey Olcott and George Graff, Jr. (lyrics), Ernest R. Ball (music)

  • For 'tis green, green, green, where the ruined towers are gray,
    And it's green, green, green, all the happy night and day;
    Green of leaf and green of sod, green of ivy on the wall,
    And the blessed Irish shamrock with the fairest green of all.
    ~ Mary Elizabeth Blake

    St. Patrick's Day Quotes on Gentle Irish Ground

  • What color should be seen
    Where our fathers' homes have been
    But their own immortal Green?
    ~ Author Unknown

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

  • May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past. ~ Irish saying

  • Here’s to you and yours and to mine and ours. And if mine and ours ever come across to you and yours, I hope you and yours will do as much for mine and ours as mine and ours have done for you and yours! ~ Irish toast

  • May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live. ~ Irish saying

    St. Patrick's Day Quotes on voices from the Irish seas

  • Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord-and it makes you miss him. ~ Irish saying

  • A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. ~ Unknown

  • 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. ~ Stephen Gwynn

  • 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. ~ Charles M. Madigan

  • Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter
    Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after.
    Poems and songs with pipes and drums
    A thousand welcomes when anyone comes.
    ~ Author Unknown

  • O Paddy dear, and did you hear the news that going round?
    The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground;
    St. Patrick's Day no more we'll keep, his colours can't be seen,
    For there's a bloody law against the wearing of the green.
    ~ Dion Bouicault

  • There's a dear little plant that grows in our Isle,
    'Twas Saint Patrick himself sure that set it;
    And the sun on his labor with pleasure did smile,
    And with dew from his eye often wet it.
    It shines thro' the bog thro' the brake, thro' the mireland,
    And he called it the dear little Shamrock of Ireland.
    ~ Andrew Sherry

  • When law can stop the blades of grass from growing as they grow,
    And when the leaves in summer-time their verdure dare not show,
    Then will I change the color that I wear in my caubeen
    But 'till that day, please God, I'll stick to wearing of the green.
    ~ Dion Bouicault

    St. Patrick's Day Quotes on shamrock takes the heart

  • There are many good reasons for drinking,
    One has just entered my head.
    If a man doesn't drink when he's living,
    How in the hell can he drink when he's dead?
    ~ Irish saying

  • If you're lucky enough to be Irish... you're lucky enough!
    ~ Irish saying

  • May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks. May your heart be as light as a song. May each day bring you bright, happy hours. That stay with you all the year long.
    ~ Irish blessing

  • No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
    ~ Saint Patrick

  • Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
    ~ Saint Patrick

    Patrick Day Quotes - You've heard I suppose

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