The Real St Patrick’s Day – More Irish Proverbs

* Give away all you like, but keep your bills and your temper.

* Good luck beats early rising.

* The believer is happy, the doubter is wise.

* You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.

* If you get a reputation as an early riser, you can sleep till noon.

* It’s no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking.

* Praise the young and they will flourish.

* A trade not properly learned is an enemy.

* Put silk on a goat, and it’s still a goat.

* When the liquor was gone the fun was gone.

* Time is a great story teller.

* A friend’s eye is a good mirror.

* Even a small thorn causes festering.

* A drink precedes a story.

* Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.


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