Quand la technologie et l'art se rencontrent by Emilie Pauc
A proverb is a phrase or saying that states a general truth based on common sense, often used to make a suggestion or to offer a piece of advice. In English, proverbs make their way into conversation masked as conventional wisdom when people say that "two wrongs don't make a right," or that great "great minds think alike. Every language has its own idioms , proverbs, riddles , and sayings. In French, much like in English, proverbs are used liberally in conversations. Here is a list of some French proverbs to help you brush up on your language skills. The French proverb is listed on the left followed by its English equivalent. The literal English translation of each proverb is in quotation marks and enclosed in parentheses.