10 great quotes about the Irish made by famous people from around the world

10. “God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world.” – Ed McMahon

9. “I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.” – Jack Nicholson

8. “Dublin University contains the cream of Ireland: rich and thick.” – Samuel Beckett

7. “This [the Irish] is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.” – Sigmund Freud

6. “We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.” – Winston Churchill

5. “Irish males are a piece of work, are they not?” – Bono

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