Hello, Dear Friends, and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Although my Grandmother was Scottish, my Grandfather was
Irish and from County Cork.
My Mr.'s Grandfather was from County Cork, too!
I feel a real kinship with my Gaelic ancestors
and my dream is to visit the 'homeland' some day.
Until then, I must be content with sharing some of
my favorite Irish Proverbs with some vintage St. Patrick's Day greetings.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!
'May you have the hindsight to know where you've been,
the foresight to know where you are going,
and the insight to know when you have gone too far.'
'Always remember that hindsight is the best
insight to foresight.'
'Say a little and say it well.'
'Where the tongue slips it speaks the truth.'
'A man's got to do what a man's got to do.
Women must do what he can't.'
'The work praises the man.'
'Do not resent growing old.
Many are denied the privilege.'
'Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.'
'The light heart lives long.'
'Better to be a man of character than a man of means.'
'Better to be fortunate than rich.'
'God's help is nearer than the door.'
'If God sends you down a stony path,
may he give you strong shoes.'
'Perseverance is the Mother of good luck.'
'Need teaches a plan.'
'A friend's eye is a good mirror.'
'However long the day, the evening will come.'
May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rain fall upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the
Palm of His hand.