Irish

  • An Irishman can wait his whole life for revenge, and more often longer.


    Irish, Patience, Revenge

  • If one could only teach the English how to talk and the Irish how to listen, society will be quite civilised.


    Conversation, English, Irish

  • Give an Irishman a place to express words and you’ll be sure to get lots of them.


    Irish, Prolixity, Words

  • Being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you are important and nice, but you take second place all the time.


    Irish

  • What you take for lying in an Irishman is only his attempt to put a herbaceous border on stark reality.


    Irish

  • An Irishman’s heart is nothing but his imagination.


    Irish

  • Gladstone spent his declining years trying to guess the answer to the Irish question. Unfortunately, whenever he was warm, the Irish secretly changed the question.


    Irish

  • He’d settled into a life of Guinness, sarcasm and late, late nights, the kind of life that American academics think real Dubliners lead.


    Irish

  • Our ancestors believed in in magic, prayers, trickery, brow beating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as Irish politics.


    Irish

  • I’m Irish. We think sideways.


    Irish

  • The Irish he says don’t care for clean government; they want Irish government.


    Irish

  • Where would the Irish be without someone to be Irish at?


    Irish

  • That’s the Irish people all over –they treat a joke as a serious thing and a serious thing as a joke.


    Irish

  • The Irish have wit but little humour. They cannot laugh at the battle while they are involved in the broil of life.


    Irish

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


    Irish

  • I can always guarantee that the Irish Citizen Army will fight, but I cannot guarantee that it will be on time.


    Irish

  • If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.


    Irish