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PostPosted: August 30th, 2010, 1:57 pm 
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Translation:
Rivers flow no more quickly into the sea than men into error.
Context: Proposal to dam the Rivière Jacques-Cartier.
Original at Fondation rivières
http://fondationrivieres.org/

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PostPosted: August 30th, 2010, 3:32 pm 
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Non, non! Une mauvaise traduction!

As the river seeks the sea, so will man find folly.

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PostPosted: August 30th, 2010, 4:08 pm 
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Anyway, an appropriate comment from centuries past on damming rivers.

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