Quotes Series IX: Ireland

IrishI bring this week’s quotes to you from Ireland. I am here on a short break and as a second part to last weeks quotes on home, today’s ten focus on my homeland. It is amazing how when living in a country, especially one not doing so good financially as Ireland, all you can think about is getting out. Yet when you make the escape, all you can think about is how great home was. Catch 22. Besides the current hardships Ireland is enduring, I do love my country and would like to dedicate this post to the place I will always call home. Enjoy!

We may have bad weather in Ireland, but the sun shines in the hearts of the people and that keeps us all warm – Marianne Williamson

Ireland was a place for the renewal of hope and I still see it like that – Daniel Day-Lewis

Ireland is rich in literature that understands a soul’s yearnings, and dancing that understands a happy heart – Margaret Jackson

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

You know its summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer – Hal Roach

Ah Ireland…..That damnable, delightful country, where everything that is right is the opposite of what it ought to be – Benjamin Disraeli

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall – Oliver Goldsmith

The Irish don’t know what they want but are prepared to fight to the death to get it – Sidney Littlewood

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….That’s the Irish for you – Irish Saying

An Irishman will often soften bad news, so that a major coronary is no more than a bad turn and a near hurricane that leaves thousands homeless is good drying weather – Hugh Leonard

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