French Proverb Quotes

No one is so generous as he who has nothing to give.
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
To understand all is to forgive all.
He who survives will see the outcome.
Life is an onion and one peels it crying.
Those who do not do politics will be done in by politics.
When we cannot get what we love, we must love what is within our reach.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
He is rich who owes nothing.
He that does not ask will never get a bargain.
Everyone thinks his own burden heavy.
If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
Ready money works great cures.
One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.
What was hard to endure is sweet to recall.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
We know the worth of a thing when we have lost it.
Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Pray, pray very much but beware of telling God what you want.
There is no flying without wings.
When one has one's hand full of truth it is not always wise to open it.
A father is a banker provided by nature.
With enough 'ifs' we could put Paris in a bottle.
A white wall is the fool's paper.
Travellers from afar can lie with impunity.
Everything passes, everything wears out, everything breaks. (tout passe, tout lasse, tout casse)
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