St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming
winter's dreams into summer's magic.
This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use
(about the Irish)
Ireland is rich in literature that understands a soul's yearnings,
and dancing that understands a happy heart.
The English language brings out the best in the Irish. They court
it like a beautiful woman. They make it bray with donkey laughter.
They hurl it at the sky like a paint pot full of rainbows, and then
make it chant a dirge for manís fate and manís follies that is as
mournful as misty spring rain crying over the fallow earth.
T E Kalem
The problem with Ireland is that its a country full of genius,
but with absolutely no talent.
Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential
food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.
O Ireland isn't it grand you look--
Like a bride in her rich adornin?
And with all the pent-up love of my heart
I bid you the top o' the mornin!
John Locke "The
Maybe it's bred in the bone, but the sound of pipes is a little
bit of heaven to some of us.
In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly
Sir John Pentland
I'm troubled, I'm dissatisfied. I'm Irish.
On she went, and her maiden smile
In safety lighted her round the Green Isle;
And blest forever was she who relied
Upon Erin's honor and Erin's pride.
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
Irish blessings, toasts, proverbs HERE