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Non, je ne regrette rien, a song by Edith Piaf

February 8, 2012

Edith Piaf (1915-1963) is one of the most famous French singer in France and abroad. The song “Non, je ne regrette rien“, featured recently in the movie Inception, was recorded in 1960.

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Note the negation “ne…rien” (“not…anything”) in the chorus :

Non, rien de rien / No, absolutly nothing

Non, je ne regrette rien / No, I regret nothing

Ni le bien qu’on m’a fait / Neither the good that was done to me

Ni le mal, tout ça m’est bien égual ! / Nor the bad, it is all the same !

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