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French Proverbs

There are no miracles for those that have no faith in them.

When a blind man bears the standard, pity those who follow.

Nothing is as burdensome as a secret.

A bad bush is better than an open field.

Skeptics are never deceived.

Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume.

Fortune helps him that's willing to help himself.

Work relieves us from three great evils, boredom, vice, and want.

He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.

Report makes mischiefs greater than they need to be.

In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek.

A bad sheerer never had a good sickle.

He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot.

Birds of a feather flock together.

Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.

When we cannot get what we love, we must love what is within our reach.