Chosen Proverbs

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  1. gani

    gani عضو

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    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 plow 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

    Firelight will not let you read fine stories but its warm and you wont see the dust on the floor.

    As the old cock crows the young cock learns.

    Humor to a man is like a feather pillow.It is filled with what is easy to get but gives great comfort.

    Many an Irish property was increased by the lace of a daughter's petticoat.

    The best way to keep loyalty in a man's heart is to keep money in his purse.

    A narrow neck keeps the bottle from being emptied in one swig.

    A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea

    If the knitter is weary the baby will have no new bonnet

    Its for her own good that the cat purrs.

    Even a tin knocker will shine on a dirty door

    An old broom knows the dirty corners best

    One beetle recognizes another

    To the raven her own chick is white

    When the sky falls we'll catch larks.

    Any man can lose his hat in a fairy- wind.

    If you have one pair of good soles its better than two pairs of good uppers

    It s no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking

    It's difficult to choose between two blind goats.

    A silent mouth is sweet to hear

    It's as hard to see a woman crying as it is to see a barefooted duck

    He'd offer you an egg if you promised not to break the shell

    Its a bad hen that won't scratch herself

    No matter how often a pitcher goes to the water it is broken in the end

    There was never a scabby sheep in a flock that didn't like to have a comrade

    A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse

    The fox never found a better messenger than himself

    There'll be white blackbirds before an unwilling woman ties the knot

    Show the fatted calf but not the thing that fattened him.

    A buckle is a great addition to an old shoe

    In winter the milk goes to the cow's horns

    Men are like bagpipes no sound comes from them until they're full

    Snuff at a wake is fine if there's nobody sneezing over the snuff box

    You must crack the nuts before you can eat the kernel

    He got it from nature as the pig got the rooting in the ground.

    Often a cow does not take after its breed
     
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  3. تميم العابد

    تميم العابد عضو

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    thanx a bunch
     
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  5. gani

    gani عضو

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    Thanks dear Tamim
     

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