Saturday, March 14, 2009

St. Patrick's Day Quotes...

Quotes for St. Patrick's Day

"St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -
a day to begin transforming winter's dreams
into summer's magic."
- Adrienne Cook
"Ireland is rich in literature that
understands a soul's yearnings, and dancing
that understands a happy heart."
- Margaret Jackson
"May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light,
May good luck pursue you each morning and night."
- An Irish Blessing
"You've got to do your own growing, no matter
how tall your grandfather was."
- An Irish Proverb
"Don't be breaking your shin on a
stool that's not in your way."
- An Irish Saying
"The most beautiful music of all is
the music of what happens."
- An Irish Proverb
"Be kind to those that meet you as you rise,
you may pass them again as you fall."
- An Irish Proverb
"Eternal is the fact that the human creature
born in Ireland and brought up in its air is Irish.
I have lived for twenty years in Ireland and for seventy-
two in England; but the twenty came first, and in
Britain I am still a foreigner and shall die one."
- George Bernard Shaw
"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 Exile's Return"
"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
"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
"May the strength of God pilot us,
may the wisdom of God instruct us,
may the hand of God protect us,
may the word of God direct us.
Be always ours this day and for evermore."
- St. Patrick

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