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Gaelic Proverbs

Gaelic is the language and culture of the Gaels. Today, the majority of the population in Ireland and Scotland decend from the culture. However, even though some do still speak it, not all do. It's mostly seen as a cultural language and are spoken only in a few households.

Below is a list of famous proverbs from Gaels throughout history.

The value of the well is not known until it goes dry.
The best apple is on the highest bough.
The learning in youth is the pretty learning.
Beauty won't boil the pot.
Hot water will quench fire.
The strong foot will not find more than the big belly will devour.
A friend's eye is a good looking-glass.
A lazy youth will make an active old man.
A son is a son until he comes of age; a daughter is a daughter all her life.
A priest should be learned, but learning won't make a priest.
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