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Tell her she is handsome, and you will turn her brain.
Divide to conquer.
The one who left, lost his place.
Unlucky in gambling, lucky in love.
Good management is better than good income.
Women are supernumerary when present, and missed when absent.
Frost on the mutt, water on the bed.
The sooty oven mocks the black chimney.
Children should be seen and not heard.
A man of straw is better than a woman of gold.
To the lean pig a fat acorn.
Better a distant good than a near evil.
Dirty clothes one washes at home.
Desmond O’Grady is one of the senior figures in Irish Literary life,
I address you with neither rancor nor bitterness in the fading twilight
If doctors fail thee, be these three thy doctors–rest, cheerfulness, and moderate diet.
In those rare moments, when such a person comes along, we need
We only have ten years to save the oceans
Presidents and presidential assassins are like Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.
The crime part is the engine that moves the narrative and allows
Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the