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    Adages-proverbs for you = Adages-proverbes

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    On récolte ce qu'on sème.

    As you sow, so (shall/will) you reap.


    Author ymarc (264504)  23 Jun 21, 19:49
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    There is more happiness in giving than in receiving (Acts, 20,35)

    Il y a plus de bonheur à donner qu'à recevoir.(Actes des Apôtres, chapitre 20:35)


    The Bible // la Bible 4U

    #1Author ymarc (264504)  17 Jul 21, 20:00
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    I have written a small script which produces random phrases from the beginnings and endings of proverbs. Some are hilarious, some are just dull. But I have included a way to optionally “qualify” the output.


    This thread makes me look up the list of those examples that I once found worth keeping, so “here are the results of the jury”:


    • The best way to a man's heart is another man's treasure.
    • Children tell no tales.
    • People who live in glass houses have ears.
    • The pen is power.
    • A bad settlement is least heeded.
    • Children are doomed to repeat it.
    • All cats have ears.
    • Children die young.
    • God is my friend.
    • Good fences were meant to be broken.
    • Barking dogs are doomed to repeat it.
    • Beggars shouldn't throw stones.



    #2Authoroops. (237995) 04 Sep 21, 17:15
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    Thank you!


    Walls have ears.

    Les murs ont des oreilles.

    ...

    cf.

    related discussion: [fr-de] Redensarten und Sprichwörter Nr. 36


    #3Author ymarc (264504)  04 Sep 21, 18:24
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    Ein Tag ohne Wein ist wie ein Tag ohne Sonne.

    Un jour sans vin est comme un jour sans soleil.

    A day without wine is like a day without sunshine.


    cf. related discussion: [fr-de] Redensarten und Sprichwörter Nr. 38



    #4Author ymarc (264504)  10 Jan 22, 15:00
     
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