← French Proverbs

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas or

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas or

All that glitters is not gold

This proverb cautions against judging something based on its appearance, suggesting that a shiny or attractive exterior may hide a less valuable or less appealing reality.


Example sentences using: Tout ce qui brille n’est pas or

On croit souvent que tout ce qui brille n’est pas réel.

English translation of On croit souvent que tout ce qui brille n’est pas réel.

It is often believed that all that glitters is not real.

This phrase speaks about a common belief that things that appear to be too good to be true often are.

Il pense que tout ce qui brille n’est pas nécessairement précieux.

English translation of Il pense que tout ce qui brille n’est pas nécessairement précieux.

He thinks that all that glitters is not necessarily precious.

This phrase expresses someone's skepticism about the value of outward appearances, suggesting that they might be deceptive.

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas un trésor pour moi.

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas un trésor pour moi.

All that glitters is not a treasure for me.

This phrase reflects someone's personal sentiment that not everything that seems valuable or appealing actually holds value for them.

Elle a appris que tout ce qui brille n’est pas digne de confiance.

English translation of Elle a appris que tout ce qui brille n’est pas digne de confiance.

She has learned that all that glitters is not trustworthy.

This phrase tells about someone's realization that things or people that appear trustworthy based on first impressions may not always be reliable.

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas bon pour vous.

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas bon pour vous.

All that glitters is not good for you.

This phrase advises caution by implying that not everything that looks appealing or promising will be beneficial to you.

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas nécessairement attirant.

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas nécessairement attirant.

All that glitters is not necessarily attractive.

This phrase reflects a personal perspective that not everything that appears to be glittering or shining is necessarily attractive.

Elle a compris que tout ce qui brille n’est pas enrichissant.

English translation of Elle a compris que tout ce qui brille n’est pas enrichissant.

She understood that all that glitters is not enriching.

This statement covers an understanding about how appearances can often be misleading when it comes to determining what's truly enriching or valuable.

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas toujours de l'or.

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas toujours de l'or.

All that glitters is not always gold.

This phrase is an idiom implying that just because something looks attractive or promising doesn't necessarily mean it will be beneficial or valuable.

Il a découvert que tout ce qui brille n’est pas profitable.

English translation of Il a découvert que tout ce qui brille n’est pas profitable.

He discovered that all that glitters is not profitable.

This phrase narrates someone's discovery about the illusion of profitability based merely on appearances.

Tout ce qui brille n’est pas toujours ce que l’on prétend être.

English translation of Tout ce qui brille n’est pas toujours ce que l’on prétend être.

All that glitters is not always what it pretends to be.

This phrase emphasizes on the discrepancy between appearance and reality, implying that appearances can be deceptive.

Made with JoyBird
True