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Three Quotes About The Character of The Irish

“The Irish are a fair people; they never speak well of one another.”
Samuel Johnson

“The Irish are often nervous about having the appropriate face for the occasion. They have to be happy at a wedding, which is a strain, so they get depressed; they have to be sad at funerals, which is easy, so they get happy.”
Peggy Noonan

“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark, and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.”
Edna O’Brien

Irish Proverb 16

There is no need like the lack of a friend.

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Irish Proverb 15

The man with the boots does not mind where he places his foot.

Irish Proverb 14

It Is The Quiet Pigs That Eat The Meal

Irish Proverb 14

It Is The Quiet Pigs That Eat The Meal