France: Values                                                    

The French often find the following traits of great importance:

  • Friendship and relationships
  • Family life
  • Creativity
  • Attending to one’s feelings
  • Enjoying life
  • Tolerance
  • Emphasis on quality-of-life
  • Enjoy food and drink
  • National pride (sports, products, language, etc.)
  • Pride in one’s own national and personal history
  • Conformity within social circles
  • Following tradition
  • Independent thinkers about world issues
  • Informed and aware of global issues

The French often find the following traits of less importance:

  • Having power and influence
  • Being wealthy
  • Belief in God
  • Political involvement
  • Breaking away from your family as a young adult