I find that I can agree fully with my good friend Patrick Henry when he said it cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Sir Patrick died that nightjust as the company rose to drink his health with three cheers, he fell down in a sort of fit, and was carried offthey sat it out, and were surprised, on enquiry, in the morning, to find it was all over with poor Sir Patrick.Maria Edgeworth
Sir Patrick Rackrent lived and died a monument of old Irish hospitality.Maria Edgeworth
'It's rather like a Poe story, isn't it,' said Patrick luxuriously, unfocusing his eyes. 'A person sees the chance of a better life passing by, and he makes as if to call out' - he flung one arm in the imploring gesture of a soul in torment - 'but something in his nature makes him hesitate. He pauses ... he closes his lips ... he steps back ... and then he slides down, and down, and down.'helen garner
A revolution was never fought, throughout history, for ideals. Revolutions were fought for much more concrete things: food, clothes, housing, and to relieve intolerable oppression. … I know of no one, outside of Patrick Henry, willing to die for an abstraction.william powell
Oh! St. Patrick was a gentleman, Who came of decent people.
Patrick... understood that, though Christianity was not inextricably wedded to Roman custom, it could not survive without Roman literacy.
St. Patrick... one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish.
It is Patrick the Legend, of course, who is most engaging and comes to us as something of a happy Celtic party monster.
There's a dear little plant that grows in our isle, 'Twas St. Patrick himself sure that set it; And the sun on his labor with pleasure did smile, And with dew from his eye often wet it. It thrives through the bog, through the brake, and the mireland; And he called it the dear little shamrock of Ireland The sweet little shamrock, the dear little shamrock, The sweet little, green little, shamrock of Ireland!andrew cherry
Life is just a big bowl of fancy assorted cashews!Patrick Star
I wumbo, you wumbo, he-she-me wumbo. Wumboing, wumbology, the study of wumbo! It's first grade, Spongebob.Patrick Star
"Patrick, why are you here?" "Two words, Spongebob. Na. Chos."Spongebob Squarepants
"Patrick, don't you have to be stupid somewhere else?" "Not until 4."Patrick Star
Hey Patrick, I thought of something funnier than 24... 25!Spongebob Squarepants
Stuart: Give him six months and he'll be able to name all the Doctor Whos, in order – William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy. Vince: What about Paul McGann? Both Together: Paul McGann doesn't count!
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