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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.
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.
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 William Thackeray. A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Quote from Seneca. We learn not in the school, but in life.
Quote from James Broughton. Life is adventure, not predicament.
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 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 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 Confucius. If you love what you do, it will never be a job.
Quote from Ken Robinson. If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.
Quote from Coco Chanel. If a woman is shabbily dressed it's her dress that's noticed, but if she is impeccably dressed it's she who is noticed.
Quote from Jules Verne. Anything capable of being imagined will one day be made reality.
Quote from Rudyard Kipling. All things considered, there are two types of men in this world. Those who stay home and those who do not.
Quote from Julio Cortázar. Everything left unsaid is said forever.
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.
Quote from Baden-Powell. A difficulty is no longer one from the moment you smile and confront it.
Quote from J.R.R. Tolkien. Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.
Quote from Joseph Joubert. What amazed, astonished once, but what is admirable is increasingly admired.
Quote from Jorge Luis Borges. Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.
Quote from Albert Einstein. In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Quote from Crazy Horse (Tašúŋke Witkó). One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.
Quote from Epicurus. But the universe is infinite.
Quote from Carmelo Bene. You go round and round and when you stop, you fall to the ground.
Quote from Alda Merini. Nobody gives me a better hairdo than the wind.
Quote from Fiodor Dostoïevski. The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Quote from Ésope. No need to run, rather to set off in good time.
Quote from Johann Georg Hamann. When I rest my feet my mind also ceases to function.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. To be ourselves we need to be someone.
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