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Theres something wonderful about drinking in the afternoon. A not-too-cold pint, absolutely alone at the bar even in this fake-ass Irish pub.

Anthony Michael

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.

Leon Uris

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.

Oscar Wilde

The English are not happy unless they are miserable, the Irish are not at peace unless they are at war, and the Scots are not at home unless they are abroad.

George Orwell

Put an Englishman into the garden of Eden, and he would find fault with the whole blasted concern; put a Yankee in, and he would see where he could alter it to advantage; put an Irishman in, and he would want to boss the thing; put a Dutchman in, and he would proceed to plant it.

Josh Billings

The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine. The proof of the assertion is that in the olden days royalty would leave a keg of wine out for them at night. Sure enough, it was always gone in the morning.

Irish Folklore

Mulligan: invented by an Irishman who wanted to hit one more twenty yard grounder

Jim Bishop

It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.

Brendan Francis Behan

Oh Paddy dear, and did you hear The news that's going round? The shamrock is forbid by law To grow on Irish ground.

Dion Boucicault

Wilde was not a great poet nor a consummate prose writer. He was a very astute Irishman who encompassed in epigrams an esthetic credo which others before him scattered in the space of long pages. He was an enfant terrible.

Jorge Luis Borges

I will try to keep my homily brief. But be warned I'm Irish.

Paul David Hewson

He turn'd him right and round about Upon the Irish shore; And gae his bridle reins a shake, With adieu forevermore, My dear And adieu forevermore!

Robert Burns

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