Content Updated On : 2022-01-24

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

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Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

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

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I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.

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Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.

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I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.

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Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep.

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

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You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.

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If you're Irish, it doesn't matter where you go - you'll find family.

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Every St. Patrick's Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.

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I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA.

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I try to be grateful for the abundance of the blessings that I have, for the journey that I'm on and to relish each day as a gift.

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Being Irish, I always had this love of words.

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Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.

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Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.

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That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way?

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I was raised in a very old fashioned Ireland where women were reared to be lovely.

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

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You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket - you might have caught a fish.

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