Whether you celebrate by watching parades, consuming green-colored goodies or enjoying greenery in nature—we hope you have a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day!
A lot of fun things are associated with St. Patrick’s Day—lush green clover, the luck o’ the Irish, enjoying time with friends and family and even green beer. The history of this holiday goes back as far as the 7th Century with the patron saint of Ireland who wasn’t even born in the country!
Although mention of the saint who started it all is uncommon these days, the holiday does seem to bring about a wave of positive feelings—spring is around the corner, luck is on your side and maybe something tricky lays in wait to keep you on your toes.
Here are a few of our favorite St. Patty’s Day inspired quotes:
“You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it” —Jimmy Dean
“Luck is believing you’re lucky.” —Tennessee Williams
“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ―Dalai Lama XIV
“You’ve got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket – you might have caught a fish.” —–Darrell Royal
For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way—good health, good luck and happiness for today and everyday. —Irish Rhyme
Family & Friends
May your home be always too small to hold your friends. —Irish Toast
May you always be blessed with walls for the wind, a roof for the rain, a warm cup of tea by the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you and all that your heart might desire. —Irish Blessing
“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” —John Boyle O’Reilly
“Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.” —Joseph Brodsky
“If you’re Irish, it doesn’t matter where you go—you’ll find family.” —Victoria Smurfit
“Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.” —William Butler Yeats
“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the saddest day of your past”
“St Patrick’s Day is is an enchanted time—a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.”—Adrienne Cook
May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks. May your heart be as light as a song. May each day bring you bright happy hours that stay with you all the year long! —Irish Blessing
“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.” —James McGreevey
“Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.” —Pope John Paul II
“The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness.” —John O’Donohue
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