Is there a French equivalent of
"Give me a fish and I’ll eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I’ll eat for a lifetime."
I've seen one-to-one renderings but I'm wondering if it exists a French idiomatic expression or proverb.
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A very common translation of this quote attributed to Maimonides is this:
Donne un poisson à un homme, il mangera un jour. Apprends-lui à pêcher, il mangera toute sa vie
Are found in Linguee nothing more than variants on the theme of literal translation. reverso does not provide anything better. It seems that there is nothing else. As a literal translation I'd use this.
Comme il n'existe aucune forme établie, une nouvelle forme, en termes plus modernes, ne semble pas de trop et je propose donc celle-ci.