73 Scottish Gaelic Proverbs
1. A favour often costs more than what's hard-bought.
2. A friend's eye is a good looking-glass.
3. A great sea comes not through a narrow strait.
4. A man can sleep on every hurt but his own.
5. A man may force a livelihood, but cannot force fortune.
6. A stack can be eaten in cakes.
7. All that's yellow is not gold, and all white things are not eggs.
8. All the keys in the land do not hang from one girdle.
9. As the bird goes from leaf to leaf, the yawn goes from man to man.
10. As unsteady as an egg on a stick.
11. Better than gold is a tale rightly told.
12. Better to hear the evil than see it.
13. Don't give in to spells, they won't give in to you.
14. Don't quote your proverb 'til you bring your ship to port.
15. Each draws water to his own mill.
16. Even a haggis will run downhill.
17. Every flood will have an ebb.
18. Every straw is a thorn at night.
19. Fear is worse than fighting.
20. Fingal's sword never had to cut twice.