François Rabelais Quotes

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I drink no more than a sponge.
— François Rabelais

funny drinking

The appetite grows with eating.
— François Rabelais

dieting

Without health life is not life.
— François Rabelais
What cannot be cured must be endured.
— François Rabelais
He that has patience may compass anything.

patience

I am going in search of the great perhaps.
— François Rabelais
A man who has patience may accomplish anything.
— François Rabelais
Science without conscience is the soul's perdition.
— François Rabelais

science

Science without conscience is the death of the soul.
— François Rabelais

science

A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.
— François Rabelais

advisory parenting

One half of the world does not know how the other half lives.
— François Rabelais
Appetite comes with eating....  But the thirst goes away with drinking.

appetite

What harm in getting knowledge even from a sot, a pot, a fool, a mitten, or an old slipper?
— François Rabelais
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
— François Rabelais

time

So much is a man worth as he esteems himself. How shall I be able to rule over others, and not have full power and command of myself?