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Quote from Thomas Browne. We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.
Quote from Seneca. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Quote from Calderon. All the treasures of the earth are not worth the happiness of being loved.
Quote from George Bernard Shaw. Every change in our laws takes money out of somebody's pocket and puts it into somebody else's.
Quote from Victor Hugo. Reverie is the vapor of thought.
Quote from Seneca. Hasten to live well and think that every day is a life alone.
Quote from Jules Renard. Sulky: a kids' strike.
Quote from Madame de Genlis. We are overly surprised by what we rarely see and not surprised enough by what we see every day.
Quote from Seneca. Anger is like an avalanche that breaks on what it breaks.
Quote from Pythagoras. A thought is an idea in transit.
Quote from Gandhi. Everything we eat without really needing to is plunder from the stomachs of the poor.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. Happiness is continuing to desire what you already possess.
Quote from Voltaire. Those seeking metaphysical causes to laughter are not happy.
Italian proverb. You can paint a flower, but not its smell.
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 Maurice Maeterlinck. All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
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.
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.
Quote from Eric Berne. We're born princes and the civilizing process turns us into frogs.
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 Benjamin Franklin. All would live long, but none would be old.
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 Martin Luther King. A man can't ride on your back unless it's bent.
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 Oscar Wilde. Everything is dangerous. If it wasn't so, life wouldn't be worth living.
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.
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.
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 Albert Einstein. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Quote from Max Frei. All your wishes will be fulfilled. Sooner or later. In any case.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Quote from Calvin Coolidge. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.
Quote from Jacques Prévert. We could have an iron wealth, we finish always to rust.
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 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 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.
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