School: Tullow (Monastery)

Location:
Tullow, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Br. Míchéal Ó Maoileoin

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0908, Page 128

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(1) Look before you leap
(2) A good beginning is half the work
(3) A stitch in time saves nine.
(4) Deep waters run smooth
(5) Never put off until to morrow what you can do today
(6) Necessity is the mother of invention
(7) Procrastination is the thief of time.
(8) A little help is worth is worth a lot of pity
(9) Many hands make light work
(10) Two heads is better than one.
(11) Better alone than in bad company.
(12) A rainbow in the morning is the shepard's warning a rainbow at night is the shepard's delight
(13) Honosty is the best policy.
(14) Far away cows wear long horns
(15) Show me your company and I'll tell you what you are
(16) A rolling stone gathers no moss.
(17) Better late than never.
(18) A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
(19) Health is better than wealth.

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