“We survive. We're Irish. We have the souls of poets. We love our misery, we delight in the beauty of strange places and dark places in our hearts.
“I'm Irish!...When I feel well I feel better than anyone, when I am in pain I yell at the top of my lungs, and when I am dead I shall be deader than anybody
The quiet Irishman is about as harmless as a powder magazine built over a match factory.
There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish, and those who wish they were.
The divine harbinger of summer - warm rain.
Kevin Myers - Irish Times
Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.
An Irishman is the only man in the world who will step over the bodies of a dozen naked women to get to a bottle of stout.
The Irish - Be they kings, or poets, or farmers, They're a people of great worth, They keep company with the angels, And bring a bit of heaven here to earth
For the great Gaels of Ireland<br>
Are the men that God made mad,<br>
For all their wars are merry,<br>
And all their songs are sad.<br>
G. K. Chesterton
“This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.”
? Sigmund Freud
“If there were only three Irishmen in the world you'd find two of them in a corner talking about the other.”
María Brandán Aráoz
"What's the use of being Irish if the world doesn't break your heart?"
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.
The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.
I'm Irish, so I'm used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I'll call it dinner.
I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
Irish women are always carrying water on their heads, and always carrying their husbands home from pubs. Such things are the greatest posture-builders in the world.
I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys, as we know.
I'm most comfortable with the Southern dialects, really. It's easy, for example, for me to do Irish because we've got Irish heritage where I come from.
My last name is originally Irish. I'm not exactly sure whereabouts it's from, but I've got family branches that were traced back there.
This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.