23 Irish Proverbs For Every Situation

May the wind always be at your back. And the shade thrown elsewhere.

1. “May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.”

2. “There’s many a lost ship within sight of harbor.”

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3. “Everything troubles you, and the cat breaks your heart.”

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4. “There are finer fish in the sea than have ever been caught.”

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5. “He’s more to be pitied than to be laughed at.”

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6. “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”

7. “The best looking glass is in the eyes of a friend.”

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8. “Only a fool would prefer food to a woman.”

9. “You must take the little potato with the big potato.”

10. “The early riser gets through his business, but not through early rising.”

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11. “Don’t say everything you want to say lest you hear something you would not like to hear.”

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12. “Half a loaf is better than no bread.”

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13. “Scattering is easier than gathering.”

14. “Men are like bagpipes — no sound comes from them until they’re full.”

15. “Trouble hates nothing more than a smile.”

16. “You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.”

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17. “Praise the young and they will make progress.”

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18. “Pity him who makes an opinion a certainty.”

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19. “Lie down with dogs and you’ll rise with fleas.”

20. “What is nearest to the heart is nearest to the mouth.”

21. “What butter and whiskey will not cure there is no cure for.”

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22. “Youth likes to wander.”

23. “When the tongue slips it speaks the truth.”

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