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A raft of French proverbs

Submitted by Roanman on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 06:06


“Think much, speak little, and write less”
“Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble”
“We know the true worth of a thing when we have lost it.”
“God visits us, but most of the time we are not at home”
“The first half of life is spent in longing for the second - the second half in regretting the first”
“You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it”
“When we don't have what we like, we must like what we have.
"And if you can't be with the one you love, honey ..... just kidding"
“There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.”
“He who is near the church is often far from God”
“It is a wise man who lives with money in the bank, it is a fool who dies that way.”
“To believe a thing impossible is to make it so”
“There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience”
 “He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear”
“Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love”
 “Marriage is like a beleaguered fortress: those who are outside want to get in, and those inside want to get out”
“It's all very well in practice, but it will never work in theory.”