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Category Archive for 'Quotes, Poems, Proverbs and Sayings'

“Ireland is rich in literature that understands the soul’s yearnings, and dancing that understands a happy heart.”

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Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.

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“In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.”

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  “He was the most marvelous liar I ever heard and while he talked about me I was so carried away that I thought I was listening to the life story of a saint.” From The Little Book of John B. Keane

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If I Should Need to Tear Aside If I should need to tear aside The veils that hide both Heaven and Hell To tell you that a soul had died That once but tried to love you well No breath should blow those veils aside. But if I found your soul could save From Hell’s […]

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              Glencar Waterfall-County Leitrim “Where the wondering water gushes From the hills above Glen-car, In pools among the rushes That scarce could bathe a star,” From “The Stolen Child” William Butler Yeats-1886

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“It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight. I shall be glad as long as I live that even in that moment of final dissolution there was in the face a look of peace, […]

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“Ireland, sir, for good or evil, is like no other place under heaven, and no man can touch its sod or breathe its air without becoming better or worse.”

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Both your friend and your enemy think you will never die.

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Have you ever been to Ireland With its rolling hills of green? Sure ‘n its’ the fairest land That ever has been seen. And those green hills of Ireland May be very far away But they’re close to every Irish here No matter what the day.

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