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French Proverb Quotes

Sayings of French Origin

He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering.

Category: Gifts

Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.

Category: Glutton

No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere.

Category: Goals

In the councils of a state, the question is not so much, what ought to be done? As, what can be done?

Category: Government

Without grace beauty is an unabated hook.

Category: Grace

Gratitude is the heart's memory.

Category: Gratitude

Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.

Category: Honesty

He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot.

Category: Hope

Hope is the dream of a soul awake.

Category: Hope

It's good to be clever, but not to show it.

Category: Intelligence And Intellectuals

Fear is a great inventor.

Category: Invention And Inventor

Laughing is not always the proof of a mind at ease.

Category: Laughter

A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.

Category: Law And Lawyers

When a blind man bears the standard, pity those who follow.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Liberty has no crueler enemy than license.

Category: Liberty