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50 St. Patrick’s Day Quotes For Some Irish Luck

Grab a little of the luck of the Irish for yourself with these St. Patrick's Day quotes.

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ien"sláinte!" Gaelic for "cheers"rd.com, Getty Images (2)

Top of the morning to ya!

They say there are only two kinds of people in the world: the Irish, and those who wish they were. But, whatever our heritage, we all get to experience a little Emerald Isle magic on March 17th every year when we put on our greenest clothing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (although sadly, not a day off from work, like they do in Ireland; is this why they think everyone wants to be Irish?). With a day full of traditions like hunting for four-leaf clovers, cooking Irish recipes, and watching Irish movies, you may want to share some of these St. Patrick’s Day quotes too. May they allow you to reflect on the luck you’ve already had and think about making some more. For all other days in the year, these good luck quotes, uplifting quotes, and funny quotes should do the trick. Cheers! Or as they say in Ireland, sláinte! (Pronounced “slahn-chuh”).

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"May the blessings of each day be the blessings you need the most." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May the blessings of each day be the blessings you need the most.” —Irish blessing

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"May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.” —Irish blessing

Start your days off right with these inspirational morning quotes to wake up happy.

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"Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me." —Colin Farrellrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.” —Colin Farrell

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“May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back.” —Irish blessing

If this lifted your spirits, you’ll want to check out these hope quotes.

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"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.” —Irish proverb

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"Don't throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up." —Tim O'Brienrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Don’t throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up.” —Tim O’Brien

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"Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don't want to press your luck." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck.” —Irish proverb

If you thought this was funny, you’ll love these St. Patrick’s Day jokes.

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"May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road downhill all the way to your door." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road downhill all the way to your door.” —Irish blessing

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"A little fire that warms is better than a big fire that burns." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“A little fire that warms is better than a big fire that burns.” —Irish proverb

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"There is no luck except where there is discipline." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“There is no luck except where there is discipline.” —Irish proverb

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"There is luck in leisure." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“There is luck in leisure.” —Irish proverb

We all need time to relax now and again. These calm quotes will bring you inner peace.

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Four Leaf Clover Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“A best friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” —Irish proverb

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St Patricks Day Irish Blessing 2rd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Here’s to a long life and a merry one. A quick death and an easy one. A pretty girl and an honest one. A cold beer—and another one!” —Irish blessing

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“May the winds of fortune sail you, may you sail a gentle sea. May it always be the other guy who says, ‘This drink’s on me!'” —Irish blessing

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"For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way: Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way: Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.” —Irish blessing

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"Always remember that hindsight is the best insight to foresight." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Always remember that hindsight is the best insight to foresight.” —Irish proverb

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"May the roof above us never fall in. And may the friends gathered below it never fall out." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May the roof above us never fall in. And may the friends gathered below it never fall out.” —Irish blessing

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"He is bad that will not take advice, but he is a thousand times worse that takes every advice." —Irish proverbrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“He is bad that will not take advice, but he is a thousand times worse that takes every advice.” —Irish proverb

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"May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go.” —Irish blessing

For more inspirational words, you’ll definitely want to read up on these kindness quotes.

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"May luck be your friend in whatever you do, and may trouble be always a stranger to you." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May luck be your friend in whatever you do, and may trouble be always a stranger to you.” —Irish blessing

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"Ireland has one of the world's heaviest rainfalls. If you see an Irishman with a tan, it's rust." —Dave Allenrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Ireland has one of the world’s heaviest rainfalls. If you see an Irishman with a tan, it’s rust.” —Dave Allen

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Old In The Face Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May you only grow old in the face. Be treasured and cared for with grace.” —Irish blessing

Before this St. Patrick’s Day, make sure you know the meaning of Erin go Bragh.

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"May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch to your door, and happiness be your guest today and evermore." —Irish blessingrd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch to your door, and happiness be your guest today and evermore.” —Irish blessing

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“May you always find three welcomes in life: in a garden during summer, at a hearth during winter, and in the hearts of friends throughout all your years.” —Irish blessing 

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“May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold—and at the end of your rainbows ay you find a pot of gold.” —Irish blessing

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Kevin Hearnest Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“That’s right, there’s free beer in Irish paradise. Everyone’s jealous.” —Kevin Hearne

For more laughs, check out these St. Patrick’s Day memes that shamrock.

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St Patrickst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Be still and know that I am. Be still and know. Be still. Be.” —St. Patrick

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Adrienne Cookst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time—a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” —Adrienne Cook

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Anthony T Hicksst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate our green heritage. The ancestry of Ireland. It is a day to celebrate what it means to be Irish and of Irish descent.” —Anthony T. Hicks

If you’re wondering why we wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, we have some answers up our sleeve.

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Lara Flynn Boylest Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“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?” —Lara Flynn Boyle

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Pope John Paul Iist Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.” —Pope John Paul II

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Idries Shahst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Luck was a mechanism to be devised, and luck and destiny were merely two sides of the same coin.” —Idries Shah

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Jimmy Deanst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“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

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“I have noticed that timing and luck sometimes line up in such a way that you can catch a break.” —Ellie Kemper

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Nora Robertsst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” —Nora Roberts

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Norman Reedusst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Yeah, it’s St. Paddy’s Day. Everyone’s Irish tonight.” —Norman Reedus, The Boondock Saints

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Thomas Augustine Dalyst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“For the whole world is Irish on the seventeenth o’ March!” —Thomas Augustine Daly

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George Bernard Shawst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“The heart of an Irishman is nothing but his imagination.” —George Bernard Shaw

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Irish Blessing 2st Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May your troubles be less. And your blessings be more. And nothing but happiness come through your door.” —Irish blessing

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Tennessee Williamsst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Luck is believing you’re lucky.” —Tennessee Williams

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Irish Blessing 1st Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night.” —Irish blessing

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Pat Maloneyst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Whether I drink often or just once in a while; I’m always sure to raise a glass to the dear old Emerald Isle.” —Pat Maloney

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Laura Sommersst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or not, everyone has a little luck o’ the Irish in them.” —Laura Sommers

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Irish Blessingst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“May the lilt of Irish laughter lighten every load.” —Irish blessing

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John Millington Syngest Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.” —John Millington Synge

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Victoria Smurfitst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“If you’re Irish, it doesn’t matter where you go—you’ll find family.” —Victoria Smurfit

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Edna Obrienst Patricks Day Quoterd.com, Getty Images (2)

“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.” —Edna O’Brien

Now that your luck is all powered up with these St. Patrick’s Day quotes, learn if it’s St. Paddy or St. Patty.