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Irish Proverbs and Quotes

Sheep - Torr Head, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland, UK - August 15, 2017

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“There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.”

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“Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day.”

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“Pity him who makes an opinion a certainty.”

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“Who keeps his tongue keeps his friends.”

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” The well fed person doesn’t understand the hungry one.”

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“”A good word never broke a tooth.”

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“Sense does not come before age.”

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“There’s not a wise man without fault.”

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“Many a time a man’s mouth broke his nose.”

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Northern Ireland

  • Country:                              Northern Ireland
  • Largest city:                        Belfast (pop. 333,000)

Map of Ireland

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“May the wind always be at your back.” Irish Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Giorgio Galeotti (Own work) [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons