French proverbs – Proverbes français

French Proverbs

French proverbs – Proverbes français

A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. Practice French proverbs – Proverbes français with French Circles. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic language and form a folklore genre. Nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language, and the element of language that best encapsulates a society’s values and beliefs is its proverbs.

French proverbs

French English Literal translation
À coeur vaillant rien d’impossible. Nothing is impossible for a willing heart. To a valiant heart nothing impossible.
Aux innocents les mains pleines. Beginner’s luck. Full hands for the innocents.
Aussitôt dit, aussitôt fait No sooner said than done Immediately said, immediately done


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French proverbs - Proverbes français

Proverbes français

These simple and impactful expressions capture the essence of human experience and offer valuable life lessons. From “Like father, like son” to “Little by little, the bird builds its nest,” these proverbs reflect the values, beliefs, and traditions that have shaped French society over the centuries. They are not only a reflection of collective wisdom but also a timeless link that connects past, present, and future generations.