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French Proverb Quotes

It's all very well in practice, but it will never work in theory.
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God visits us, but most of the time we are not at home
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#God

Who spits against the wind, spits in his own face.
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People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.
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In water one sees one's own face; But in wine one beholds the heart of another
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#Heart

When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who confided it
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#Man

The first half of life is spent in longing for the second - the second half in regretting the first
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Stretch your arm no further than your sleeve.
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Appearances are deceiving.
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Fine feathers make fine birds
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#Birds

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it
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#Fate

The cart leads the horse; the young instruct the old (on reversed governing).
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One bad general is better than two good ones
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#General

If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
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Everything passes, everything perishes, everything palls.
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#French Proverbs #Time And Time Management