Proverb of the Day
Is deacair an giorria a chur as an dtor ná fuil sé.
It's hard to put a hare out of a bush where it isn't.
Explanation: English "You can't get blood from a turnip", Latin "Nemo dat quod non habet" (Noone gives what he doesn't have). You can't reasonably expect to get something from someone who doesn't have it, or who can't give it.
Other Irish Proverbs
A lazy good-for-nothing seldom catches fish.
The truth isn't believed from a habitual liar.
It's sweet being drunk, and bitter being paid for.
There's no wise man without some fault.
Words don't feed the brothers.