Irish wisdom…things we should know

Irish wisdom. It uis not a secret if it is known by three people. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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You never know the want of water
Until the well has gone dry.
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Irish wisdom. Everyone is wise until he speaks. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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All wealth is consumed by small spending.
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Irish wisdom. In life there are only two things to worry about. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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The shoemaker’s horses and the blacksmith’s horses often go unshod.
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Irish wisdom. Murphy's Law. Image copyright Ireland Calling

Discover the origins and variations of Murphy’s Law – what could go wrong?

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And what about Muphry’s Law – careful when correcting others

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The Irish are a fair people; they never speak well of one another.
~ Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
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Irish wisdom. What God thinks of money. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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Before answering a question, an Irishman always asks one.
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Irish wisdom. Three kinds of Irish men who can't understand women. Image copyright Ireland Calling

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