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9 important sayings and proverbs the French live by

In this week’s #ThisFrenchLife column, Audrey Diwan, editor-in-chief of Stylist France, encourages a relaxed approached to timekeeping and shares a killer comeback for anyone who complains about your lateness.

She recommends citing Jean d’Ormesson, a French author, who once said: “I don’t wear a watch, because the tyranny of time is a serious attack on freedom.”

With that in mind, here are 10 famous French expressions to help you tackle situations with a Gallic shrug...

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