Irish Sayings

These are some o our favorite Irish Sayings…

By all the shamrocks in old Killarney tis a joy to know you and that’s no blarney.

Who gossips with you will gossip of you

Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.

It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life

A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures

There is not a tree in heaven higher than the tree of patience

Youth does not mind where it sets its foot.

Instinct is stronger than upbringing

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

There is none so blind as they that will not see.

All publicity is good,except an obituary notice.

A hen is heavy when carried far.

For the Great Gaels of Ireland are the man that God made mad, for all their wars are merry and all their songs are sad.

Many blessings to cheer you each day the year through and the luck of the Irish in all that you do.

The hole is more honorable than the patch.

Bigamamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world.

All the little leprechauns in Ireland’s sunny isle couldn’t bring you all the luck I’m wishing you the while.

Both your friend and your enemy think you will never die.

Good times, good friends, good health to you……and the luck of the Irish in all that you do.

If you want to be criticized, marry.

The mills of God grind slowly but they grind finely

It would take more lucky shamrocks than Ireland ever grew to bring luck and gladness that I’m always wishing you.

Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth

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

The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill.
~ Harold Nicolson

A drunkard is a dead man, and all dead men are drunk.
~ Yeats

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Three diseases without shame: Love, itch and thirst.

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