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Top 65 Beautiful Irish Sayings You Will Love(& Proverbs)

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Top 65 Beautiful Irish Sayings You Will Love

Irish sayings and proverbs go back hundreds if not thousands of years.

The wisdom that has been passed on is still just as relevant in 2018 as it was when these Irish sayings were first thought up.

Today I am going to break down some 60+ of the most beautiful Irish sayings which I am sure you will love.

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Top 65 Irish Sayings & Proverbs You Will Love:

Top 65 Beautiful Irish Sayings You Will Love
Some incredible Irish sayings
  1. May the road rise up to meet you
  2. May you get all your wishes but one, so that you will always have something to strive for!
  3. You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was
  4. Who keeps his tongue keeps his friends.

    Irish sayings top 65
    Who keeps his tongue keeps his friends
  5. May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.

    One of 65 Irish sayings
    May your home always be too small to hold all your friends.
  6. May the cat eat you, and may the devil eat the cat.
  7. May you live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.
  8. May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside!
  9. May you be at the gates of heaven an hour before the devil knows you’re dead!
  10. Every man is sociable until a cow invades his garden.
  11. I complained that I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.
  12. May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have gone too far.
  13. Tis better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money!
  14. May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
  15. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
  16. May the roof above you never fall in and those gathered beneath it never fall out.
  17. A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures.

    Another Irish saying
    A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures
  18. A little fire that warms is better than a big fire that burns.
  19. You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
  20. May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty!
  21. Never scald your lips with another man’s porridge.
  22. There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
  23. What butter and whiskey won’t cure, there is no cure for – Irish saying

    One of 65 Irish sayings you will love
    What butter and whiskey won’t cure, there is no cure for.
  24. It is often that a person’s mouth broke his nose.
  25. May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside!
  26. Lie down with dogs and you’ll rise with fleas.
  27. Always remember that hindsight is the best insight to foresight.
  28. The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune.
  29. May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up.
  30.  In every land, hardness is in the north of it, softness in the south, industry in the east, and fire and inspiration in the west.
  31. Men are like bagpipes – no sound comes from them until they are full.
  32. A family of Irish birth will argue and fight, but let a shout come from without, and see them all unite.
  33. If you buy what you don’t need you might have to sell what you do.
  34. May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up.
  35. All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
  36. It’s easy to halve the potato where there’s love.
  37. Here’s to me, and here’s to you. And here’s to love and laughter. I’ll be true as long as you. And not one moment after.
  38. Here’s to a long life and a merry one. A quick death and an easy one. A pretty girl and an honest one. A cold pint and another one!
  39. If it’s drowning you’re after, don’t torment yourself with shallow water.

    Irish proverbs and sayings
    If it’s drowning you’re after, don’t torment yourself with shallow water
  40. May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks. May your heart be as light as a song. May each day bring you bright, happy hours that stay with you all the year long.
  41. A man’s got to do, what a mans got to do. Women must do what he can’t
  42. The best things in life are the people we love, the places we have been and the memories we have made along the way.
  43. Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege.
  44. Here’s to eyes in your heads and none in your spuds.
  45. Forgetting a debt doesn’t mean it’s paid.
  46. I complained that I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.
  47. Beautiful young people are acts of nature but beautiful old people are works of art.
  48. Two people shorten the road.
  49. A face without freckles is like a sky without stars
  50. A misty winter brings a pleasant spring, a pleasant winter a misty spring.
  51. If he went to a wedding, he’d wait for the christening.
  52. He who has water and peat on his own farm has the world his own way.
  53. A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle
  54. Beware of the anger of a patient man
  55. It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead the rest of your life.
  56. Wisdom is the comb given to a man after he has lost his hair.

    Irish sayings top 65
    Wisdom is the comb given to a man after he has lost his hair.
  57. It’s better to pay the butcher than the doctor
  58. God is good, but never dance in a small boat.
  59. God made time, but man made haste.
  60. The old person is a child twice.
  61. Though wisdom is good in the beginning, it is better at the end.
  62. However long the day, the evening will come
  63. Don’t fear an ill wind if your haystacks are tied down
  64. A friend’s eye is a good mirror
  65. The cat is always dignified until the dog comes by – Irish saying

Which of these 65 Irish sayings is your favourite? Hard to decide, so many have such great meaning. Be sure to share these Irish sayings with friends, enemies and all those that need it.

I also enjoyed this Irish proverb, you can click on it to share to your Pinterest board:

Irish sayings an old Irish proverb.
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Thanks for reading,

Stephen

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