St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time, a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.
Adrienne Cook

This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.
Sigmund Freud (about the Irish)

In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.
Sir John Pentland Mahaffy

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

An Irishman needs three things: silence, cunning and exile.
James Joyce

What's the use of being Irish if the world doesn't break your heart?
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

They say the sun never sets on the British empire. Well, baby, it's setting.
Frank McCourt

"Ludicrous. Ridiculous."
1989 edition of Collins Concise Dictionary defines the word 'Irish

We are not prepared to stand idly by and be murdered in our beds.
Rev. Ian Paisley