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African proverb. The baobab's strength is in its roots.
Quote from Alfred Tennyson. Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.
Quote from Nicolas de Chamfort. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Quote from Orison Swett Marden. All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
Quote from Gustave Nadaud. To stay is to exist, but to travel, is to live.
Chinese proverb. Each stroke of anger is getting old, every smile is a facelift.
Gabon proverb. A young person who travels a lot is older than old who stayed in the village.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.
African proverb. So high that reaches a momentum thing is to land it returns.
Quote from Jack London. You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Benin proverb. If you do not know where you're going, remember where you came from.
Mexican proverb. We are all made of the same clay, but not from the same mold.
Quote from Socrates. The unexamined life is not worth living.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Quote from Kevin Kruse. Life is about making an impact, not making an income.
Quote from Jean-Jacques Schuhl. The best way not to get lost is not to know where you're going...
Russian proverb. If your heart is a rose, then your mouth will speak perfumed words.
Ethiopian proverb. If you've lost your horse, look under the seat.
Tuareg proverb. Better to walk without knowing where to go than to sit doing nothing.
Bolivia proverb. Mood for some sunshine? To repel rain, Bolivian land facing an inverted bottle.
Italian proverb. Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
Finnish proverb. One cannot ski so softly that the tracks cannot be seen.
Quote from Jean Racine. All invention consists in making something out of nothing.
Quote from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Whoever drinks a cup of chocolate can withstand a day's travel.
Turkish proverb. For the love of a rose, the gardener becomes the slave of a thousand thorns.
Quote from Jean Chardin. We use colors, but we paint with our feelings.
Quote from Raymond Radiguet. All ages bearing fruit, you have to pick them.
Quote from Alphonse Karr. The age at which everything is shared is usually the age when you have nothing.
Quote from René Bazin. Being young is to have a mind that calculates and a heart that does not compute.
Belgium proverb. Experience is the comb that Nature gives us after we are bald.
Quote from Platon. If you want to know a nation, you must know his music.
Quote from Seneca. We learn not in the school, but in life.
Quote from James Broughton. Life is adventure, not predicament.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Sometimes we can spend years without living at all, and suddenly our whole life is concentrated in a single instant.
Quote from Leo Tolstoy. All reasoning about love destroyed.
Quote from Stendhal. The best secret to never fall is to stay still sitting.
Chinese proverb. A falling tree makes more noise than a growing forest.
Chad proverb. To know where we are going, we must know where we are.
Quote from William Thackeray. A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Quote from Jean Racine. It's in the most populated cities that the greatest loneliness can be found.
Quote from Leonardo da Vinci. Water is the driving force in nature.
Cuban proverb. Life is short but a smile only takes a second.
Quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Quote from Alphonse Daudet. The best way to impose ideas to others is to let them think it comes from them.
Quote from Raymond Radiguet. All mothers, by principle, want nothing so much for their son as marriage, but disapprove of the woman they select.
Quote from Guy de Maupassant. Of all the passions, the only really respectable seems to be greed.
Quote from Gustave Eiffel. I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.
Quote from Joseph Joubert. Close your eyes and you'll see.
Quote from Gianni Agnelli. Falling in love is the stuff of waiters.
Quote from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. If you have faith in yourself, others will have faith in you, too.
Quote from François Rabelais. If you wish to avoid looking at an idiot, break your mirror first.
Quote from Thomas Jefferson. If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.
Quote from Fiodor Dostoïevski. If everything on Earth were rational, nothing would happen.
Quote from Cicero Minor. If you want to learn, then teach.
Quote from Marilyn Monroe. If you have been happy, it does not count as a mistake.
Quote from Gilbert Keith Chesterton. To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Quote from Cato the Elder. Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Quote from Alphonse de Lamartine. There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times.
Quote from Marcel Proust. There is no easy success, nor definitive failures.
Quote from Voltaire. No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
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