My wife and I both come from Irish families. There are two kinds of Irish families: the hitting kind and the kidding kind. If you're fortunate - and both of us are - you come from the kidding kind of Irish family.
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Tell the truth work hard and come to dinner on time.