A silent mouth is musical.
A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
A trade not properly learned is an enemy.
A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea.
A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.
Age is honorable and youth is noble.
All sins cast long shadows.
An Irishman is never at his best except when fighting.
An old broom knows the dirty corners best.
Any man can lose his hat in a fairy wind.
As the big hound is, so will the pup be.
As the old cock crows the young cock learns.
Be neither intimate nor distant with the clergy.
Better be quarrelling than lonesome.
Better one good thing that is than two good things that were.
Both your friend and your enemy think you will never die.
Crafty advice is often got from a fool.
Do not mistake a goat's beard for a fine stallion's tail.
Don't give cherries to a pig; don't give advice to a fool.
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.
Even a small thorn causes festering.