Irish Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Irish Proverb quotes, Irish Proverb sayings, and Irish Proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Praise the young and they will blossom.      

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When the apple is ripe it will fall.      

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You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.      

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Necessity is the mother of invention.      

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Put a silk on a goat and it is still a goat.      

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

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Who brings a tale takes two away.

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Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.

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Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is.     

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

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Making the beginning is one third of the work.

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It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.     

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Good luck beats early rising.     

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Praise youth and it will prosper.

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

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In our togetherness (as a team) castles are built.     

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It's the merry-hearted boys that make the best men!     

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

Irish Proverb

It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.     

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

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What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.

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Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.     

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Walk straight, my son - as the old crab said to the young crab.

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