1. Education

Discuss in my forum

Funny Irish Quotes

Enjoy the In-Your-Face Humor of These Funny Irish Quotes


The Irish are probably one of the most discussed communities. While a lot of jokes have been darted at them, their culture has also given birth to some of the world's most intelligent and truthful proverbs. Here is a set of wise and funny Irish quotes. They bring out the frankness that is the essence of the Irish folk.

Irish Proverbs

  • Better be quarrelling than lonesome.

  • You never miss the water till the well has run dry.

  • The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch.

  • Don't talk about a rope in the house of someone whose father was hung.

  • Praise the ripe field not the green corn.

  • A hair on the head is worth two on the brush.

  • Nodding the head does not row the boat.

  • Everyone is wise until he speaks.

  • A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.