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1. "H. L Mencken's Dictionary of the American Language supplies a long list of slang terms for being drunk, but the Irish are no slouches, either. They're spannered, rat-arsed, cabbaged, and hammered; ruined, legless, scorched, and blottoed; or simply trolleyed or sloshed. In Kerry, you're said to be flamin'; in Waterford, you're in the horrors; and in Cavan, you've gone baloobas, a tough one to wrap your tongue around if you ARE baloobas. In Donegal, you're steamin', while the afflicted in Limerick are out of their tree."
Author: Bill Barich
2. "Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans."
Author: Bob Geldof
3. "My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me. Why should it?"
Author: Carroll O'Connor
4. "I went to live in Barcelona in 1975, when I was twenty. Even before I went there, I knew more about the Spanish Civil War than I did about the Irish Civil War. I liked Barcelona, and then I grew to like a place in the Catalan Pyrenees called the Pillars, especially an area between the village of Flavors and the high mountains around it."
Author: Colm Toibin
5. "There are not many Irish people playing tennis!"
Author: Goran Ivanisevic
6. "Jesus Christ. . . he was not Omega's son. Was he?"No." V said. "You are not. He just wants to believe you are. And he wants you to think you are. But that doesn't make it true."There was a long silence. Then Rhage's hand landed on Butch's shoulder. "Besides, you don't look a thing like him. I mean. . . hello? You are this beefy Irish white boy. He's like. . . bus exhaust or some shit."Butch glanced over at Hollywood. "You're sick, you know that?""Yeah, but you love me, right? Come on, I know you feel me."
Author: J.R. Ward
7. "The Irish Government can no longer stand by and see innocent people injured and perhaps worse."
Author: Jack Lynch
8. "The Irish people didn't get on that well with each other either. They hated the Catholics, was the main issue, as I see. You can't blame them for that. If I understand correctly, Catholics do not believe in contraception. So, you know, sex is not relaxing."
Author: Jaclyn Moriarty
9. "It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked lookingglass of a servant."
Author: James Joyce
10. "Everything in Paris is gay," said Ignatius Gallaher. "They believe in enjoying life--and don't you think they'reright? If you want to enjoy yourself properly you must go to Paris. And, mind you, they've a great feeling forthe Irish there. When they heard I was from Ireland they were ready to eat me, man."
Author: James Joyce
11. "I've heard some duff Irish accents. The worst must be Mickey Rourke."
Author: James Nesbitt
12. "For you can't hear Irish tunes without knowing you're Irish, and wanting to pound that fact into the floor."
Author: Jennifer Armstrong
13. "What makes a man's 80 year-old Irish uncle skip like a little boy? "Me Father is very fond of me!"
Author: John Ortberg Jr.
14. "An Irish wedding is a tame thing to an Irish funeral."
Author: Mary Deasy
15. "I am the indoctrinated child of two lapsed Irish Catholics. Which is to say: I am not religious."
Author: Meghan O'Rourke
16. "When Emma sat down on a rock to take off her shoes and stockings, he said to her, "You've Yankee feet. Long and skinny.""And you've Irish feet," she said, right back at him. "Big and always in your mouth"
Author: Penelope Williamson
17. "For it is a mad world and it will get madder if we allow the minorities, be they dwarf or giant, orangutan or dolphin, nuclear-head or water conservationalist, pro-computerologist or Neo-Luddite, simpleton or sage, to interfere with aesthetics. The real world is the playing ground for each and every group, to make or unmake laws. But the tip of the nose of my book or stories or poems is where their rights end and my territorial imperatives begin, run and rule. If Mormons do not like my plays, let them write their own. If the Irish hate my Dublin stories, let them rent typewriters. If teachers and grammar school editors find my jawbreaker sentences shatter their mushmilk teeth, let them eat stale cake dunked in weak tea of their own ungodly manufacture. If the Chicano intellectuals which to re-cut my "Wonderful Ice Cream Suit" so it shapes "Zoot," may the belt unravel and the pants fall."
Author: Ray Bradbury
18. "The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots."
Author: Sean Connery
19. "Wherever they went the Irish brought with them their books, many unseen in Europe for centuries and tied to their waists as signs of triumph, just as Irish heroes had once tied to their waists their enemies' heads. Where they went they brought their love of learning and their skills in bookmaking. In the bays and valleys of their exile, they reestablished literacy and breathed new life into the exhausted literary culture of Europe.And that is how the Irish saved civilization."
Author: Thomas Cahill
20. "I miss Irish milk. Probably not as much as Superquinn sausages."
Author: Tristan MacManus
21. "The Scots (originally Irish, but by now Scotch) were at this time inhabiting Ireland, having driven the Irish (Picts) out of Scotland; while the Picts (originally Scots) were now Irish (living in brackets) and vice versa. It is essential to keep these distinctions clearly in mind (and verce visa)."
Author: W.C. Sellar
22. "Jim Rosato was recently married, to a Greek nurse. Rosato was half Irish and half Italian, and there was a pool on at the 1st as to which of the two would arrive at work wearing the other's skin as a hat within the year."
Author: Warren Ellis

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