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French Proverb Quotes

Sayings of French Origin

Great talker, great liar.

Category: Lies And Lying

Life is an onion and one cries while peeling it.

Category: Life And Living

In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek.

Category: Love

There are more fools among buyers than among sellers.

Category: Market

Marriage is the sunset of love.

Category: Marriage

Desperate maladies require desperate remedies.

Category: Medicine

Speak little and well if you wish to be esteemed a person of merit.

Category: Merit

There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.

Category: Miracles

Penny wise is often pound foolish.

Category: Misers And Misery

There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us.

Category: Misfortunes

People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.

Category: Misfortunes

The French work to live, but the Swiss live to work.

Category: Nationalities And Nationalism

There is nothing new, but what has become antiquated.

Category: Past

More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar.

Category: Persuasion

Never speak of a rope in the family of one who has been hanged.

Category: Prudence