Old Cri Cri: There are times in life when you'd want everything to remain the same forever.
Riton: Never force your children to work, otherwise they may get used to it.
Amédée: People are not used to thinking anymore, but don't do too much of it.
Amédée: Being free, in short, is not doing nothing, but being the sole decider of what to do or what not to do.
Pépé la Rainette: The marsh can still feed a man for a long time. I always had all I needed here and had never been the servant of anyone.
Amédée: And the green paradise of children's love / The innocent eden, filled with furtive pleasures / Is it now further than India and China? / Can we recall it with plaintive cries? / And animate it with a silvery voice / The innocent eden, filled with furtive pleasures.