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  A soft answer turns away anger.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A little dog can start a hare but it takes a big one to catch it.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Whiskey when you're sick makes you well. Whiskey makes you sick when you're well.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is more friendship in a half pint of whiskey than in a churn of buttermilk.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  No war is more bitter than the war of friends, but it does not last long.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Sleep is better than medicine.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Questioning is the door of knowledge.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A kind word never broke anyone's mouth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The only cure for love is marriage.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Your son is your son until he marries but your daughter is your daughter until you die.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience conquers destiny.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  To a man prepared for war, peace is assured.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Trust not a spiteful man.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is nothing sharper than a woman's tongue.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good beginning is half the work.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Whiskey when you're sick makes you well. Whiskey makes you sick when you're well.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Drunkenness and anger speak truthfully.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is more friendship in a half pint of whiskey than in a churn of buttermilk.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Choose your company before you go drinking.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  You're not drunk as long as you can hold on to a blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Let him who will take no advice have conflict.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Not even an angel can fulfill two missions at once.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Many a rose-cheeked apple is rotten at the core.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Every army that attacks not will be attacked.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Your son is your son until he marries but your daughter is your daughter until you die.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Pulling the devil by the leg is a bad grip.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Speak to the devil and you'll hear the clatter of his hooves.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is no luck except where there is discipline.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  You're not drunk as long as you can hold on to a blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Drunkenness will not protect a secret.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Drunkenness and anger speak truthfully.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Be mild toward the wretched, but stern towards an enemy.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  An excuse is nearer to a woman than her apron.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Law is costly; shake hands and be friends.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Fame endures longer than life.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Without money fame is dead.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  God does not like the lying tongue.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  God is good but never dance in a small boat.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Get down on your knees and thank God you are on your feet.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The greedy man stores all but friendship.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Good hope is better than a bad intention.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Beware the horns of a bull, the heel of a horse, and the smile of an Englishman.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't refuse to sell your horse for the sake of a crown.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Even a good horse cannot keep running always.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The slow horse reaches the mill.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The best horse doesn't always win the race.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Blessed is the man who can laugh at himself, for he will never cease to be amused.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Law is costly; shake hands and be friends.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Luck and laziness go hand in hand.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Laziness is a load.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is no luck except where there is discipline.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Good luck is better than early rising.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Luck and laziness go hand in hand.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Sleep is better than medicine.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  What appears full of promise often turns out a failure.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good retreat is better than a poor defense.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't tell your secret even to a fence.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A secret is a weapon and a friend.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The wine is sweet, the paying bitter.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Age is honorable and youth is noble.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Youth often sheds its skin.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Youth does not mind where it sets foot.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A silent mouth is sweet to hear.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Keep the bone and the dog will follow.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Choose your company before you go drinking.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A little dog can start a hare but it takes a big one to catch it.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Often have the likely failed and the unlikely prospered.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If you want to know me, come and live with me.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Good luck is better than early rising.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Cleaning the house will not pay the rent.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A house divided will soon fall.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Pulling the devil by the leg is a bad grip.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Your son is your son until he marries but your daughter is your daughter until you die.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Come seldom, come welcome.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Law is costly; shake hands and be friends.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  To a man prepared for war, peace is assured.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good beginning is half the work.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Laziness is a load.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Be mild toward the wretched, but stern towards an enemy.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Sickness is the physician's feast.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience conquers destiny.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  You're not drunk as long as you can hold on to a blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Questioning is the door of knowledge.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Even a good horse cannot keep running always.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The person with least knowledge talks most.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  God does not like the lying tongue.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't refuse to sell your horse for the sake of a crown.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Marry in haste and be sorry at your leisure.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A lamb when carried far becomes as burdensome as a sheep.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good retreat is better than a poor defense.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  No war is more bitter than the war of friends, but it does not last long.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Do not show your teeth until you can bite.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is no luck except where there is discipline.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  He is not wise who will not be instructed.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A woman without a baby has no excuse for sitting down.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Drunkenness and anger speak truthfully.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It was not on one foot that St. Patrick came to Ireland.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If the potato misses, Ireland's beaten.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The greedy man stores all but friendship.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Not even an angel can fulfill two missions at once.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Trust not a spiteful man.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There's no need like the lack of a friend.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  One sheep will put his head through the gap the rest will follow.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  You cannot tell from a man's clothes how much he is making, but you must look at his wife's.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The best horse doesn't always win the race.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  God is good but never dance in a small boat.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It is a hard task to comfort the proud.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Humor to a man is like a feather pillow. It is filled with what is easy to get but gives great comfort.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Long churning makes bad butter.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Little by little, the bird builds her nest.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  No matter who comes off well, the peacemaker is sure to come off ill.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Praise the young and they will flourish.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gets a great shine.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A secret is a weapon and a friend.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't tell your secret even to a fence.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A change of work is as good as a rest.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  What a dust we kick up, as the fly said to the cart wheel.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Learning comes through work.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  When misfortune is greatest, relief is nearest.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Often the hound that was made fun of killed the deer.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Pity the man who does evil and who is poor notwithstanding.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good word at court is better than a coin in one's purse.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There's little value in the single cow.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It's the last suitor that wins the maid.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Woe to him who remembers not the bread he eats.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Better good manners than good looks.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The slow horse reaches the mill.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Good sense comes only with age.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It is well that misfortunes come but from time to time, and not all together.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Beware the horns of a bull, the heel of a horse, and the smile of an Englishman.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Reverence ceases once blood is spilt.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  No war is more bitter than the war of friends, but it does not last long.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The wine is sweet, the paying bitter.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A friend's eye is a good miror.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Blessed is the man who can laugh at himself, for he will never cease to be amused.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The tree remains, but not so the hand that put it.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Whiskey when you're sick makes you well. Whiskey makes you sick when you're well.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  When you're not fishing be mending the nets.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Speak to the devil and you'll hear the clatter of his hooves.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It is hard to hunt the hare out of the bush it is not in.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A glutton lives to eat, a wise man eats to live.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A kind word never broke anyone's mouth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience can conquer destiny.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The man of courage never lost it.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Do not show your teeth until you can bite.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Many an honest heart beats under a ragged coat.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Fame lives on after death.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  As you live yourself, you judge your neighbour.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If you put a silk suit on a goat it is still a goat.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Friends are like fiddle-strings and they must not be screwed too tightly.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't crow till you're out of the woods.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A foot that stirs not gets nothing.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good heart never went to Hell.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  I would rather have a clever woman than a rich one.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Youth does not mind where it sets foot.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Luck and laziness go hand in hand.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Fame endures longer than life.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't throw out even dirty water until you have the clean water in.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Every army that attacks not will be attacked.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience conquers destiny.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Beauty will not make the pot boil.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  On an unknown path every foot is slow.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is no use in talking when the harm is done.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Woe to him who fails in his obligations.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Knowledge comes through practice.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A drink is shorter than a story.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good retreat is better than a poor fight.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Many a rose-cheeked apple is rotten at the core.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If there is a way into the wood there is also a way out of it.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The wearer best knows where the shoe pinches.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is no place like home.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Let him who will take no advice have conflict.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The well-fed does not understand the lean.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Willows are weak but they bind other wood.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A light heart lives long.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The only cure for love is marriage.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Buy the trickster, and you need have no fear of the honest man.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Hills far away are green but they often have sour bottoms.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  You would never stop the plough to kill a mouse.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If you go to court leave your soul at home.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Listen to the sound of the river and you will catch a trout.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  One look ahead is better than two looks behind.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't be hard and don't be soft and don't desert your friend for your own share.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  All are not saints that go to church.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is nothing sharper than a woman's tongue.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Cunning is better than strength.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A blessing does not fill the stomach.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Let your bargain suit your purse.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There's only one thing in the world better than a good wife - no wife.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Don't take a slate off your own house to put it on your neighbour's.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Get down on your knees and thank God you are on your feet.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Bend with the tree that will bend with you.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Sleep is better than medicine.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A soft answer turns away anger.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Age is honorable and youth is noble.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Every hound is a pup until he hunts.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  There is more friendship in a half pint of whiskey than in a churn of buttermilk.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The work praises the man.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Talk doesn't fill the stomach.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Let every man have his own world.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The three most beautiful sights: A potato garden in bloom, a ship in sail, a woman after the birth of her child.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Count your joys instead of your woes; count your friends instead of your foes.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  God often pays debts without money.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The grace of God is found between the saddle and the ground.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A drink precedes a story.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  The best way to keep loyalty in a man's heart is to keep money in his purse.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Patience is poultice for all wounds.  
 -  Irish proverb