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French Proverbs Quotes


French Proverbs


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A father is a banker provided by nature.
[Father]
 

A good husband should be deaf and a good wife blind.
[Husbands]
 

A good meal ought to begin with hunger.
[Food]
 

A white wall is the fool's paper.
[Greatness]
 

A wise man reflects before he speaks. - A fool speaks, and then reflects on what he has uttered.
[Reflection]
 

Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume.
[Beauty]
 

Between two stools one sits on the ground.
[Decisions]
 

Everyone to his taste.
[Taste]
 

Everything passes; everything wears out; everything breaks.
[Change]
 

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
[Youth]
 

Gratitude is the heart's memory.
[Gratitude]
 

He who can lick can bite.
[Advice]
 

He who curbs his desires will always be rich enough.
[Forgiveness]
 

If we find not repose in ourselves, it is in vain to seek it elsewhere.
 

It is by believing in roses that one brings them to bloom.
 

Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
[Love]
 

Love teaches even asses to dance.
[Motivation]
 

No one is expected to achieve the impossible.
[Self Acceptance]
 

No rose without a thorn.
[Acceptance]
 

Nothing is so burdensome as a secret.
 


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