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French Proverbs and Quotes

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French Proverbs and Quotes

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“The bird loves her own nest.”

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“Wine has drowned more than the sea.”

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“Early ripe, early rotten.”

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“He that will not endure the bitter, will not live to see the sweet.”

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“The shoemaker goes barefoot.”

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“You can’t judge a book by its cover..”

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“In wine there is truth.”

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“A liar should have a good memory.”

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“Envy takes no holiday.”

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France:

  • Country:                            French Republic
  • French:                              République française
  • Capital:                              Paris
  • Official languages:          French
  • Population                        67 million

Map of France:

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“Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.” French Proverb

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