Good Lord Above made whiskey so the Irish would never take over the world!"
Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups:
caffeine, sugar, and fat. -- Alex Levine
is not drunk so long as he can hold on to
blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.
raven her own cluck is white.
no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking.
There's an Old Irish Recipe
Leave the table hungry.
Leave the bed sleepy.
Leave the tavern thirsty.
The reason the Irish are fighting
each other is they have no worthy opponents.
was never a scabby sheep in a flock that didn't like to have a comrade.
The ability to tell a man to
go to hell
So that he will look forward
to making the trip.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Everything takes longer than
And if anything can go wrong,
It will be at the worst possible
Get on your knees
And . . .
Thank God you're on your feet.
We cannot share a sorrow
If we haven't grieved a while.
Nor can we feel another's
Until we've learned to smile.
Do not resent growing old
. . .
Many are denied the privilege.
I Believe in the sun . . .
When it is not shining.
I believe in love . . .
Even when I feel it not.
I believe in God . . .
Even when he is silent.
Those who bring sunshine to
the lives of others
help but keep some from themselves.
If you're lucky enough to
be Irish . . .
You're lucky enough!
Another Irish Fact
There are only two kinds of
people in the world:
The Irish and those who would
like to be Irish!
Life is like a tea bag.
You never know how strong
you are until you're in hot water.
Life is like a cup of tea.
It's how you make it.
never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.
mouth is musical.
guest is never welcome.
is a poor man's best physician.
a mouth of ivy and a heart of holly.
like that of shame.
many mourn the want of possessions;
the strong, the brave, and the rich,
go to the grave at last;
the poor, and the emaciated, and the infant.
head cannot bear the glory of the crown, better be without it.
is the cure for every sorrow. Even contention is better than loneliness.
sense, patience, and self-restraint, and no mischief will come.
is more enduring than life.
with the nobles, but be not cold to the poor and lowly.
peacemaker is never in the way.
visit is best, and that not too often, even to the house of a friend.
greatness knows gentleness.
fortune often abides with a fool.
tree remains, but not the hand that planted it.
lake is not encumbered by the swan;
the steed by the bridle;
the sheep by the wool;
the man by the soul that is in him.
like the loss of friends.
the sun, but turn your back to the storm.
in the sun is lucky, and a burying in the rain.
with loud talk makes truth itself seem folly.
April showers than the breadth of the ocean in gold.
like that of refusal.
is easier than rising.
difficult to soothe the proud.
is no joy without affliction.
is a fool's desire.
older the fiddle the sweeter the tune.