French Proverbs | Sayings Quotations

 french proverbs and sayings quotations

french proverbs and sayings quotations

Better the foot slip than the tongue.

Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.

A friend is known in time of need.

Better to have a friend on the road than gold and silver in your purse.

A brain is worth little without a tongue.

Life is half spent before one knows what it is.

All is well that ends well.

Everyone according to their talent and every talent according to its work.

If you want to understand men, study women..

Every woman needs two to be married to and the other to compare.

Don't run too far, you will have to return the same distance.

A closed mouth catches no flies.

Nothing is impossible to a willing mind.

The first love letters are written with the eyes.

Better die a beggar than live as a miser.

The more fools, the more laughter.

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak.

A little help does a great deal.

The man who has nothing to do is always the busiest.

People count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.

Barking dogs don't bite.

A great talker is a great liar.

Fools are more useful to the wise than wise are to fools.

Snakes prefer to hide under flowers.

A rich man is never ugly in the eyes of a girl.

We must learn to walk before we can run.

One may go a long way after one is tired.

He knows enough who knows how to live and keep his own counsel.

Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door.

A good hater,a good lover.

Love, a cough, and smoke will not remain secret.

The arguments of the strongest have always the most weight.

Anger is a bad adviser.

You cannot be very smart if you have never done anything foolish.

People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.

When a thing is done, advice comes too late.

The fool who is silent passes for wise.

Everyone blames his memory, but never his judgement.

A man who is afraid of suffering suffers from fear itself.

Nothing grows old sooner than a kindness.

Good comes to better, and better to bad.

Don't find fault with what you don't understand.