Celtic civilization understood life in a very particular way.
Today I bring you a series of very thoughtful Celtic proverbs that talk about friendship, family and destiny among other interesting topics.
Thanks to these reflections, we will be able to know a little better the philosophy of life of the ancient Celts, a civilization of the Iron Age that inhabited various regions of Europe.
Celtic proverbs to discover this civilization
Through the following 23 sentences, we will get to know these peoples and their way of thinking. Are you ready to experience a trip back in time?
1. “Your feet will take you where your heart is.”
A great phrase that warns us to pursue our desires.
2. “May the roof never fall on top of you and may the friends gathered under it never leave. May you always have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and may the road always open to your door. “
A very interesting Celtic proverb and brimming with poetry.
3. “May you live more than a hundred years with an extra year to repent. May the Lord keep you in his hand, and do not clench his fist too much. “
His faith in God is reflected in this thought.
4. “A kind response mitigates anger.”
To avoid falling into a spiral of violence, nothing like being nice.
5. “A little help is better than a world of compassion.”
What matters are the facts, not the words.
6. “Share the load and it will be lighter.”
When we are in a hurry, gathering support will always make the problem smaller.
More unforgettable Celtic phrases
7. “Marry an islander and you will have married the whole island.”
A beautiful phrase that can be interpreted in different ways.
8. “Against words full of anger nothing better than a closed mouth.”
There is no benefit in responding to an insult.
9. “Beware of those who are too inclined to do favors and offer their friendship, as one day they will demand their retribution.”
There are people who give their help only as a bargaining chip.
10. “Lie down with dogs and you’ll wake up with fleas.”
If you don’t want to get in trouble, run away from bad company.
11. “May the saddest day in your future be no worse than the happiest day in your past.”
A dedication full of optimism and happiness.
12. “May your neighbors respect you, problems abandon you, angels protect you and heaven welcome you and may the fortune of the Celtic Hills embrace you.”
Another positive thought to give to your loved ones.
13. “If you cheat on your partner, you cheat on yourself.”
Infidelity is an act of disloyalty against yourself. If you don’t love your partner, it’s better to let him be than constantly cheat on him.
14. “Remember that you live in the shadow of your neighbor.”
We are not different from our peers.
15. “A constant guest is never welcome.”
A maxim about the breach of trust.
16. “He who tells you the defects of others, will tell others your defects.”
Do not trust too much in the one who only speaks ill of other people …
17. “Whoever restrains the tongue, keeps his friends.”
Another reflection that praises prudence and knowing how to be.
18. “A shared joy is doubled, while a shared grief is cut in half.”
Good feelings, if shared, are even better.
19. “Those who open their mouth the most are those who open their heart least.”
On this occasion, the Celts remind us once again of the virtue of calm.
20. “Only the world does not tell lies.”
A maxim to reflect long and hard.
21. “Choose your company before you sit down.”
Be observant and don’t let the companies choose you.
22. “Better old debts than old grudges.”
Another Celtic thought that you can apply to your daily life.
23. “The eye of a friend is a good mirror.”
If you have a good friend, you can see reality from a new perspective.
This is all for today, greetings and until next time!