Quotes by french

Quotes 31 till 45 of 70.

  • Marilyn French
    Marilyn French
    American radical feminist author 1929-2009
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    One thing that makes art different from life is that in art things have a shape... it allows us to fix our emotions on events at the moment they occur, it permits a union of heart and mind and tongue and tear.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French.
  • Bernard Pivot
    Bernard Pivot
    French journalist and interviewer 1935-
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    People who do not speak our language very well do complain of feeling rebuffed by French people, who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant.
  • Bob Cousy
    Bob Cousy
    American basketball player 1928-
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    Race wasn't an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    The American arrives in Paris with a few French phrases he has culled from a conversational guide or picked up from a friend who owns a beret.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The born-yesterday French-besotted faddists, addicted sniffers of wet printer's ink, think they're starting on the ground floor; so they're condemned to another hundred years of trial and error. The rest of us can safely ignore them.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
  • Berenice Bejo
    Berenice Bejo
    French-Argentine actress 1976-
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    The difference between the extras here and in France is the French extras read books. Actually, they hide the book and pretend that they're acting. Here, you can see everybody wants his break.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
    French actress and fashion 1957-
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    The first wine I drank, a Chateau Haut-Brion, I was 22, it was my first glass of wine, and I discovered voluptuousness. From there, I started tasting French wines, then Spanish wines, then Italian wines.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    The French complain of everything, and always.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
    Carlos Fuentes
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    The French equate intelligence with rational discourse, the Russians with intense soul-searching. For the Mexican, intelligence is inseparable from maliciousness.
  • John McCain
    John McCain
    American politician 1936-2018
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    The French remind me a little bit of an aging actress of the 1940s who is still trying to dine out on her looks but doesn't have the face for it.
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