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    Proverbs Page 1

  • What's good for the goose is good for the gander.

  • Every patient is a doctor after his cure.

  • Neither give cherries to pigs nor advice to a fool

  • Soft words butter no parsnips but they won't harden the heart of the cabbage either.

  • You'll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

  • There are finer fish in the sea than have ever been caught

  • A tyrone woman will never buy a rabbit without a head for fear its a cat

  • A windy day is not the day for thatching

  • The old pipe gives the sweetest smoke

  • Marriages are all happy its having breakfast together that causes all the trouble

  • A scholars ink lasts longer than a martyrs blood

  • Take gifts with a sigh most men give to be paid

  • A turkey never voted for an early Christmas

  • What butter and whiskey will not cure there's no cure for

  • The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried.

  • The longest road out is the shortest road home.

  • The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune

  • Its no use boiling your cabbage twice

  • There's no need to fear the wind if your haystacks are tied down.

  • Do not mistake a goats beard for a fine stallions tail

  • Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord and it makes you miss him.

  • If you lie down with dogs you'll rise with fleas.

  • A wild goose never reared a tame gosling.

  • A boys best friend is his mother and there's no spancel stronger than her apron string.

  • There never was an old slipper but there was an old stocking to match it

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