17 Irish Blessings and Quotes for You on St. Patrick’s Day!

Look, I made these just for you – 17 Irish quotes and Blessings to share with your friends on St. Patrick’s Day and beyond.  🙂

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"There are no strangers here; only friends you haven't yet met." - William Butler Yeats

“There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met.” – William Butler Yeats

"I think of the bog as a feminine goddess-ridden ground, rather like the territory of Ireland itself." - Seamus Heaney

” I think of the bog as a feminine goddess-ridden ground, rather like the territory of Ireland itself.” – Seamus Heaney

"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams." - William Butler Yeats

“Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” – William Butler Yeats

"Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand." - William Butler Yeats

“Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand.” – William Butler Yeats

"You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." - C. S. Lewis

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C. S. Lewis

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery." - James Joyce

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

"May joy and peace surround you, contentment latch your door, and happiness be with you now and bless you evermore!" - Irish Blessing

“May joy and peace surround you, contentment latch your door, and happiness be with you now and bless you evermore!” – Irish Blessing

"May you always have Walls for the winds A roof for the rain Tea beside the fire Laughter to cheer you Those you love near you And all your heart might desire." - Irish Blessing

“May you always have
Walls for the winds
A roof for the rain
Tea beside the fire
Laughter to cheer you
Those you love near you
And all your heart might desire.”
– Irish Blessing

"Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!" - William Butler Yeats

“Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!” – William Butler Yeats

"May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of his hand." - Irish Blessing

“May the road rise to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and the rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you
in the palm of his hand.”
– Irish Blessing

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." - Oscar Wilde

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde

"Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world." - Oscar Wilde

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde

"I have seen landscapes which, under a particular light, make me feel that at any moment a giant might raise his head over the next ridge." - C. S. Lewis, about Ireland's Mourne Mountains, inspiration for Chronicles of Narnia.

“I have seen landscapes which, under a particular light, make me feel that at any moment a giant might raise his head over the next ridge.” – C. S. Lewis, about Ireland’s Mourne Mountains, inspiration for Chronicles of Narnia.

"He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music." - James Joyce

“He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music.” – James Joyce

"I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for." - Maureen O'Hara

“I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for.” – Maureen O’Hara

"May the dreams you hold dearest be those which come true And the kindness you spread keep returning to you." - Irish Blessing

“May the dreams you hold dearest
be those which come true
And the kindness you spread
keep returning to you.”
– Irish Blessing

"We have the souls of poets. We love our misery, we delight in the beauty of strange places and dark places in our hearts." - Eilis Flynn

“We have the souls of poets. We love our misery, we delight in the beauty of strange places and dark places in our hearts.” – Eilis Flynn

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