The Irish are known for their gift of gab. Famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift were never at a loss for clever cracks and words of enlightenment. To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and honor the quick witted Irish, we've put together 16 thought provoking Irish Proverbs. 

"Two shorten the road." - Irish Proverb

"The future is not set, there is no fate but what we make for ourselves." - Irish Proverb

"It's easy to halve the potato where there's love." - Irish Proverb

"Your feet will bring you where your heart is." - Irish Proverb

"Always remember to forget
The friends that proved untrue.
But never forget to remember
Those that have stuck by you." - Irish Proverb

"Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it" - Irish Proverb

"A friend's eye is a good mirror." - Irish Proverb

"A light heart lives long." - Irish Proverb

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your father was." - Irish Proverb

"May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up." - Irish Proverb

"The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures." - Irish Proverb

"Time is a good storyteller." - Irish Proverb

"It is the good horse that draws its own cart." - Irish Proverb

"You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind." - Irish Proverb

"Don't be breaking your shin on a stool that's not in your way." - Irish Proverb