French ProverbsA collection of French Proverbs to inspire you. Wise french sayings in the form of proverbs that have been passed down for generations. Many of these are inspirational and contain famous words that can still apply today.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
That day is lost on which one has not laughed.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
All the treasures of earth cannot bring back one lost moment.
When we don't have what we like, we must like what we have.
People count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Gratitude is the heart's memory. French Proverb
We know the true worth of a thing when we have lost it. French Proverb
Goodness is the only investment that never fails. French Proverb
The reputation of a good thing precedes it. French Proverb
You can tell an artist by his work French Proverb
Fortune favors the innocent. French Proverb
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. French Proverb
A bad workman blames his tools. French Proverb
If the young only knew; if the old only could. French Proverb
Anger is a bad counselor. French Proverb
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship. French Proverb
The man who has nothing to do is always the busiest. French Proverb
God helps those who help themselves. French Proverb
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart. French Proverb
Haste makes waste. French Proverb
Every rose has its thorn. French Proverb
If you want the truth, ask a child. French Proverb
From word to deed is a great space. French Proverb
Rome wasn't built in a day. French Proverb
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