It’s time to don our green attire, raise a glass of Guinness, and immerse ourselves in the lively and spirited celebration of all things Irish. Aye, laddie, St. Patrick’s Day is nearly here.

From traditional blessings to humorous quips, St. Patrick’s Day quotes encapsulate the charm, wit, and warmth of Irish culture. These 60 delightful quotes capture the essence of this joyous occasion, spreading the luck and laughter of St. Patrick’s Day far and wide.

Quotes about St. Patrick’s Day

  1. “It’s St. Paddy’s Day — everyone’s Irish tonight.” – Norman Reedus (as Murphy MacManus) in “The Boondock Saints”
  2. “For the whole world is Irish on the Seventeenth o’ March!” – Thomas Augustine Daly
  3. “The list of Irish saints is past counting; but in it all no other figure is so human, friendly, and lovable as St. Patrick.” – Stephen Gwynn
  4. “Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but if your name is Eisenhower, you’ve got to wear something green to show it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  5. “It is St Patrick’s Day, and here at Scranton, that is a huge deal…It is the closest that the Irish will ever get to Christmas.” – Steve Carell (as Michael Scott) in “The Office”
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  1. “Every St. Patrick’s Day, every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.” – Shane Leslie
  2. “Most Irish Americans feel the same way about St. Patrick’s Day that Italian Americans feel about ‘Jersey Shore.’” – Jim Gaffigan
  3. “I adore the St. Patrick’s Day tradition of fighting your whole family on the front lawn after sundown.” – Ryan Reynolds
  4. “They say there are only two kinds of people on St. Patrick’s Day: the Irish and the people that drive them home.” – Conan O’Brien
  5. “I come from an Irish Family. St. Patrick’s Day was our big holiday. The night before we’d hang up our stockings, and in the morning they’d be full of beer.” – Sean Morey

St. Patrick’s Day quotes about luck

  1. “Luck is believing you’re lucky.” – Tennessee Williams, “A Streetcar Named Desire”
  2. “The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.” – Douglas MacArthur
  3. “The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.” – Barbara Sher
  4. “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson
  5. “I’ve always thought you’ve got to believe in luck to get it.” – Victoria Holt
  6. “We are all a great deal luckier than we realize. We usually get what we want — or near enough.” – Roald Dahl
  7. “Luck is not chance, it’s toil. Fortune’s expensive smile is earned.” – Emily Dickinson
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  1. “You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” – Cormac McCarthy, “No Country for Old Men”
  2. “I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly.” – Fiona Barton
  3. “When it comes to luck, you make your own.” – Bruce Springsteen, “Lucky Town”
  4. “You’ve got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket —you might have caught a fish.” – Darrell Royal
  5. “You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.” – Jimmy Dean
  6. “If you work, if you wait, you will find the place where the four-leaf clovers grow.” – Ella Higginson, “Four-leaf Clover”
  7. “Don’t throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up.” – Tim O’Brien
  1. “The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.” – Wilson Mizner
  2. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  3. “Good luck needs no explanation.” – Shirley Temple
  4. “Luck? Luck is hard work — and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball
  5. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – Benjamin Franklin
  6. “Luck marches with those who give their very best.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  7. “It’s hard to detect good luck — it looks so much like something you’ve earned.” – Frank A. Clark

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St. Patrick’s Day quotes about Ireland and being Irish

  1. “Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.” – Colin Farrell
  2. “Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy.” – Fiona Shaw
  3. “Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” – Nora Roberts
  4. “I will tell you, my body immediately responds to being in Ireland because every single cell in my body says yes.” – Conan O’Brien
  5. “Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.” – William Butler Yeats
  6. “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.” – Morgan Llywelyn
  7. “The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad / For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad.” – G.K. Chesterton, “The Ballad of the White Horse”
  8. “Thankfully, the rest of the world assumed that the Irish were crazy, a theory that the Irish themselves did nothing to debunk. They had somehow got it into their heads that each fairy lugged around a pot of gold with him wherever he went. While it was true that LEP had a ransom fund, because of its officers’ high-risk occupation, no human had ever taken a chunk of it yet. This didn’t stop the Irish population in general from skulking around rainbows, hoping to win the supernatural lottery.” – Eoin Colfer, “Artemis Fowl”
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  1. “I think being a woman is like being Irish…Everyone says you’re important and nice, but you take second place all the time.” – Iris Murdoch
  2. “There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.” – John Millington Synge
  3. “When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.” – Edna O’Brien
  4. “It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.” – Brendan Behan
  1. “To anyone with a drop of Irish blood in them, the land they live on is like their mother. It’s the only thing that lasts, that’s worth working for, worth fighting for.” – Alexandra Ripley
  2. “To be Irish is to know that, in the end, the world will break your heart.” – Daniel Patrick Moynihan
  3. “The heart of an Irishman is nothing but his imagination.” – George Bernard Shaw, “John Bull’s Other Island”
  4. “Love is never defeated, and, I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.” – Pope John Paul II
  5. “I’m not going to a distant world. I’m of Ireland, and I’ll stay in Ireland until I die!” – Tom Cruise (as Joseph Donnelly) in “Far and Away”
  6. “I wish that I could stop feeling that I want to be an Irish girl in Ireland.” – Saoirse Ronan (as Eilis) in “Brooklyn”
  7. “Ireland, once you live there, you’re seduced by it.” – Frank McCourt
  8. “You can take a man out of Ireland, but you can’t take the Irishness out of the man.” – Tyson Fury
  9. “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
  1. “If you’re Irish, it doesn’t matter where you go — you’ll find family.” – Victoria Smurfit
  2. “In Ireland, the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.” – John Pentland Mahaffy
  3. “Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible.” – Charles Haughey
  4. “Ireland, sir, for good or evil, is like no other place under heaven, and no man can touch its sod or breathe its air without becoming better or worse.” – George Bernard Shaw, “John Bull’s Other Island”
  5. “​​Irish history fact: We invented whiskey, sarcasm, and bare-knuckle brawling. All on the same night. In that order.” – Denis Leary
  6. “If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain.” – William Howard Taft

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