St. Patrick’s Day Quotes

St. Patrick's Day is a major Irish holiday and is celebrated by the Irish throughout the planet. This sacred day is named after Saint Patrick who was widely recognized among the patron saints of Ireland. This religious holiday is observed on the 17th of March every year, the day when Saint Patrick completed the journey of his life on this earth. St. Patrick's Day quotes successfully capture the real meaning of this great Irish festival. In the following page, there are some selected quotes on St. Patrick's Day. You can use them to greet each other on this holy day or just read them for pure delight.


Famous St. Patrick’s Day Quotes
“You've heard I suppose, long ago,
How the snakes, in a manner most antic,
He marched to the county Mayo,
And trundled them into th' Atlantic”

~William Maginn

“So, success attend St. Patrick's fist,For he's a saint so clever;
Oh! he gave the snakes and toads a twist,
And bothered them forever!”

~Henry Bennett

“Irish diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he looks forward to making the trip.”

~Irish saying

“May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.”

~Irish Blessing

“We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.”

-Winston Churchill

“There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.”

-John Millington Synge

“An Irishman has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains him through temporary periods of joy.”

–Irish saying

“May you never forget what is worth remembering or remember what is best forgotten.”

–Irish blessing

“May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door.”

-Irish Blessings

“For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way – Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.”

-Author Unknown

“If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?” 

-Stanislaw J. Lec

Quotes about St. Patrick’s Day
“Remember even if you loose all, keep your good name; for if you loose that you are worthless.”

-Irish Proverb

“May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, May good luck pursue you each morning and night.”

-Irish Blessing

“A best friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.” 

-Author Unknown

St. Patrick’s Day Quotes and Sayings
“Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don't want to press your luck.” 

-Author Unknown

“May the Irish hills caress you. May her lakes and rivers bless you. May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.”

-Irish Blessing

“What color should be seen Where our fathers' homes have been But their own immortal Green?”

-Author Unknown

Best St. Patrick’s Day Quotes
“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time - a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.”

-Adrienne Cook

“May St. Patrick guard you wherever you go, and guide you in whatever you do – and may his loving protection be a blessing to you always.”

-Irish Blessing

“If you hold a four-leaf shamrock in your left hand at dawn on St. Patrick's Day you get what you want very much but haven't wished for.” 

-Patricia Lynch