The only way to ensure democracy functions correctly is to question its governance constantly. Fail to do so and you may awake to find yourself living in a police state.
True friends chop the onions and cry together.
Ah, sleep, clothe me in thy velvet cloak.
If you don’t make a choice, life makes it for you and then you’re stuck with what it decides. Take control of your destiny so that doesn’t happen
When you choose to look down on something, you render yourself incapable of understanding it.
The kiss is neither returned nor exchanged, because it’s free. (Le baiser n’est ni repris – Ni échangé, car gratuit.)
Who underestimates is buried in the optimism of the deads. (Qui sous-estime s’enterre – Dans l’optimisme des morts.)
Eternal snows are at the top. Eyes of beautiful are at the top. (Neiges éternelles sont au sommet. – Yeux de la belle sont au sommet.)
The cat that laughs is crazy. Man who does not laugh is below… (Le chat qui rit est un fou. – Homme qui ne rit est dessous…)