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Irish Proverbs and Quotes

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Irish Proverbs and Quotes

Irish Proverbs are a traditional and straightforward saying that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. Some Irish proverbs exist in more than one language because people share with cultures similar to theirs. The popularity of Irish proverbs is due to the universality of their meaning and because most people can relate to them in some way and on some level.

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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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The flag of Ireland is the national flag and ensign of the Republic of Ireland. The flag itself is a vertical tricolour of green (at the hoist), white and orange.

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

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