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Famous Saying #1:
"We have always found the Irish to be a bit odd. They refuse to be English!"
- Winston Churchill
Famous Saying #2:
"The Irish are one people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever."
- Sigmund Freud.
Famous Saying #3:
God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world!"
Famous Saying #4:
"A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea!"
Famous Saying #5:
"If you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough!"
Famous Saying #6:
"The branch lives on the hedge, tho' the hand that planted it be dead."
- An old Gaelic saying, reminding us that our deeds live on after we're gone.
Famous Saying #7:
"All great truths begin as blasphemies."
- George Bernard Shaw
Famous Saying #8:
"A good man loves his sweetheart most, his wife best, and his mother longest."
- Irish proverb
Famous Saying #9:
May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night!"
- Irish Proverb
Famous Saying #10:
"Work is the curse of the drinking class."
- Oscar Wilde
... and there you have it. Our Top 10 famous sayings from or about Ireland.
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