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French Proverb Quotes

Sayings of French Origin

Who loves well, chastises well.

Category: Discipline

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.

Category: Divorce

A surgeon should be young a physician old.

Category: Doctors

One may go a long way after one is tired.

Category: Effort

Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

Category: Elegance

I know by my own pot how the others boil.

Category: Experience

Few people rise to our esteem upon closer scrutiny.

Category: Fame

Partir, c'est mourir un peu. (To leave is to die a little.)

Category: Farewells

Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.

Category: Fashion

A father is a banker provided by nature.

Category: Fathers

A good meal ought to begin with hunger.

Category: Food And Eating

Appetite comes with eating; the more one has, the more one would have.

Category: Food And Eating

Against change of fortune set a brave heart.

Category: Fortune

Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.

Category: Gambling

There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.

Category: Gambling