Creative Proverbs from the Gaelic Culutre
Creative Proverbs from the . .
Gaelic* Culture
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Background: The Gaelic language, also called Scots Gaelic or Erse, is spoken along the northwest coast of Scotland and in the Hebrides islands. Scottish Gaelic is a recent offshoot of the Irish language. Gaelic was introduced into Scotland about AD 500 (displacing an earlier Celtic language), it had developed into a distinct dialect of Gaelic by the 13th century, and as a separate languarge by the the 17th century.

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Proverbs from the Gaelic Culture
Who God does not teach, man cannot.
Evil thoughts often come from idleness.
There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.
More than we use is more than we want.
Self-assurance is two-thirds of success.

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