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Ирландские поговорки

“Every invalid is a doctor.”
“A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.”
“A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.”
“Better be quarrelling than lonesome.”
“You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.”
“A diplomat must always think twice before he says nothing.”
“A light heart lives long.”
“A silent mouth is sweet to hear. ”
“Everyone is wise until he speaks.”
“True strength lies in gentleness.”
“May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.”
“Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.”
“Even the longest day has its end.”
“A lie travels farther than the truth. ”
“Good luck beats early rising. ”
“All sins cast long shadows.”

“Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.”

“He that would be a leader must be a bridge.”
“Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.”
“Reason is the wise man's guide, example the fools.”
“Three things it is best to avoid a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.”
“Bad news goes about in clogs, Good news in stockinged feet.”

"By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn".

“The eyes believe themselves the ears believe other people.”
“Charity sees the need not the cause.”
“Whoever cares to learn will always find a teacher.”
“A hedge between keeps friendship green.”

“Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.”

“Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.”

“When you have given nothing, ask for nothing.”

“Fear less, hope more;
Whine less, breathe more;
Talk less, say more;
Hate less, love more;
And all good things are yours.”

“Friendship is love with understanding.”

“Cuando amor no es locura, no es amor. (When love is not madness, it is not love.)”
“He who would leap high must take a long run.”
“No revenge is more honourable than the one not taken.”

“Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.”
“When one has one's hand full of truth it is not always wise to open it.”
“Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day.”

“Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear and man from all sides.”

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.”
“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.”
“It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”
“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”
“Climb mountains to see lowlands.”

“Love rules without rules.”

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.”

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“If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep.”
“A person should want to live, if only out of curiosity. ”

“Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.”
“A clear conscience is a good pillow.”

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