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You would never stop the plough to kill a mouse.
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If you go to court leave your soul at home.
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Listen to the sound of the river and you will catch a trout.
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One look ahead is better than two looks behind.
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Don't be hard and don't be soft and don't desert your friend for your own share.
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All are not saints that go to church.
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There is nothing sharper than a woman's tongue.
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Cunning is better than strength.
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A blessing does not fill the stomach.
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Let your bargain suit your purse.
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There's only one thing in the world better than a good wife - no wife.
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Don't take a slate off your own house to put it on your neighbour's.
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Get down on your knees and thank God you are on your feet.
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Bend with the tree that will bend with you.
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Sleep is better than medicine.
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A soft answer turns away anger.
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Age is honorable and youth is noble.
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Every hound is a pup until he hunts.
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There is more friendship in a half pint of whiskey than in a churn of buttermilk.
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The work praises the man.
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Talk doesn't fill the stomach.
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Let every man have his own world.
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The three most beautiful sights: A potato garden in bloom, a ship in sail, a woman after the
birth of her child.
Irish proverb

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