The Real St Patrick’s Day – Irish Proverbs

* May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.

* Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.

* A change of work is as good as a rest.

* Trouble hates nothing as much as a smile.

* A good retreat is better than a bad stand.

* Time is a great story teller.

* The work praises the man.

* There is light at the end of the tunnel.

* You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.

* A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.

* Reputations last longer than lives.

* Don’t postpone a good deed.

* Making the beginning is one third of the work.

* If God shuts one door, he opens another

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