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Quote from Alexandre Dumas. Appetite is the consciousness of the body.
Quote from Pythagoras. Who speaks, sow. Who hears, harvest.
Quote from Epicurus. Let us hasten to succumb to temptation, before she strays.
Quote from Alphonse Allais. Mushrooms grow in damp places. That’s why they are shaped like an umbrella.
Quote from Eugène Labiche. The lucky man is the one who arrives at everything. The unlucky is the one to whom everything happens.
Quote from Blaise Pascal. When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
Chinese proverb. Do not fear going forward slowly. Fear only to stand still.
Quote from Benjamin Franklin. All would live long, but none would be old.
Quote from Martin Luther King. A man can't ride on your back unless it's bent.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Everything is dangerous. If it wasn't so, life wouldn't be worth living.
Quote from Seneca. Nothing is ours, except time.
Quote from François de La Rochefoucauld. Often we do good so that we can then do evil with impunity.
Chinese proverb. No need to raise your voice when you're right.
Quote from Guy de Maupassant. The kiss is the safest way to shut up saying everything.
Quote from Molière. One must eat to live, and not live to eat.
Quote from Seneca. Life is like a fairy tale; what matters is not its length but its value.
Persian proverb. Nothing is ever closed, except your own eyes.
Quote from George Sand. Butterflies are just flowers that gone a day of celebration where nature was in vein of invention and fertility.
Chinese proverb. Anyone asking a question is likely to look silly for five minutes. Anyone asking no questions will remain silly all his life.
Quote from Alvare Sanchez de Moncades. Speak. If only useful things were said, there would be a great silence in the world.
Quote from Anatole France. It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Quote from James Reston. A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
Quote from Dennis Wholey. Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
Quote from Calvin Coolidge. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.
Quote from Laozi (老子). A travel of thousand miles begins always by a first step.
Quote from Jean-Jacques Rousseau. A gourmand's soul is entirely in his palate.
Quote from Stevie Wonder. Music is a world within itself. It is a language we all understand.
Quote from Henrik Ibsen. A forest bird never wants a cage.
Quote from Confucius. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Chinese proverb. Stop reading for a long time, it's like losing an important friend.
Quote from Leo Tolstoy. There is no other love which consist to give life for them we love.
Quote from Paulo Coelho. If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.
Quote from Alphonse de Lamartine. The world is a book of which we turn a page at every step.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Quote from Jacques Prévert. We could have an iron wealth, we finish always to rust.
Quote from Leo Tolstoy. Everything that I know... I know only because I love.
Quote from Alan Alexander Milne. Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
Quote from Laozi (老子). The more laws there are, the more thieves there are.
Quote from Jean d'Ormesson. There are days, months, endless years when nothing happen. There are minutes and seconds that contain an entire world.
Quote from Pierre Dac. It's better raining today instead of a shiny day.
Quote from Albert Camus. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Quote from Confucius. I seek not to know the answers, but to understand the questions.
Quote from Confucius. By nature, men are nearly alike. By practice, they get to be wide apart.
Russian proverb. The past is a lighthouse, not a port.
Quote from Winston Churchill. Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Quote from Roland Topor. A gram of shit is enough to spoil kaviar kilo. A gram of kaviar don't improve a kilo of shit.
Quote from Christina Rossetti. What's more sadness than an inachieved work, it's a work never beginned.
Quote from Confucius. Happiness is not at the top of the mountain, but in how to climb.
Quote from Victor Hugo. Hapiness is sometimes hidden in unknown.
Quote from August Strindberg. By attempting the impossible one can attain the highest level of the possible.
Quote from Alexandre Dumas. If you give the impression that you need something, you will get nothing. To make money you have to appear to be rich.
Quote from Ennio Flaiano. Whatever I don't know, I learnt at school.
Quote from Honoré de Balzac. Love is not just a feeling, it is also an art.
Quote from Voltaire. The best government is where less unuseful people are.
Nigerian proverb. Going slowly does not prevent arriving.
Quote from Jules Renard. Butterfly, folded this love letter seeks a flower address.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Wisdom is to have dreams big enough not to lose sight when we pursue them.
Russian proverb. Trust, but verify.
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