plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

French quotation from Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr \ plᵫ-sä-shäⁿzh plᵫ-se-lä-mem-shōz \

Definition of plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

: the more that changes, the more it's the same thing : the more things change, the more they stay the same often shortened to plus ça change

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