Authors that match 'french'.

Dawn French British Comedian (1957-)
Marilyn French American Author (1929-)
John French Sloan American Artist (1871-1951)

Quotations that match 'french'.

I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted to translating two French women poets. Marilyn Hacker
[ Accident Attracted First French Poets Think Translating Two Women]
Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French. Sophie Marceau
[ Acting English Even French Language More Than Think]
I'm as frustrated with the French, I think, as anyone, but look, there's going to be other challenges and there are going to be other issues. As long as there's a war on terrorism going on, we're all going to have to work together. John McCain
[ Anyone Challenges French Frustrated Going Issues Long Look Other Terrorism Think Together War Work]
The French never allow a distinguished son of France to lack a statue. Edward V. Lucas
[ Allow Distinguished France French Lack Never Son Statue]
I guess I wanted to leave America for awhile. It wasn't that I wanted to become an expatriate, or just never come back, I needed some breathing room. I'd already been translating French poetry, I'd been to Paris once before and liked it very much, and so I just went. Paul Auster
[ Already America Awhile Back Become Been Before Breathing Come French Guess Just Leave Liked Much Needed Never Once Paris Poetry Room Some Translating Very Wanted Went]
I speak French fluently, so that really helped. Noah Hathaway
[ Fluently French Helped Really Speak]
I remember walking the dog one day, I saw a car full of teenage girls, and one of them rolled down the window and yelled, 'Marc Jacobs!' in a French accent. Marc Jacobs
[ Accent Car Day Dog Down French Full Girls Jacobs Marc Remember Rolled Saw Teenage Them Walking Window Yelled]
I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English. Norman Spinrad
[ Back Because Become Between Doctor English Forth French Get Novelist Primarily Script Work]
The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Ability Acknowledged Adequate Against British Colonies Cooperation Exertions Extraordinary French Late Measures More Parliament Than Their War Were]
Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Cinema Course Credible Criticism Decay Film French Greatest Making Movies Nations Problem Real Still Terms Very World]
People who share the same language, French or Chinese or whatever, have the same vocal cords and emit sounds which are basically the same, as they come from the same throats and lungs. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Basically Chinese Come Cords Emit French Language Lungs Same Share Sounds Throats Vocal Whatever Which]
The international proletariat first appeared on the scene in the early Thirties of the nineteenth century, and its first great action was the French Revolution of 1848. C. L. R. James
[ Action Appeared Century Early First French Great International Nineteenth Proletariat Revolution Scene Thirties]
French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community. Stephen Gardiner
[ Always Architecture Combine Community Design French Looks Magnificent Manages Most Roman Themes Underlying]
I especially love French, Italian and Japanese cuisines. Eva Herzigova
[ Especially French Italian Japanese Love]
I see by your letter to my father that you are rather afraid the French may invade England. William John Wills
[ Afraid England Father French Invade Letter May Rather See Your]
Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent. They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French. Alan Jay Lerner
[ Any Back Better Everyone French Here Home Might Said Same Saying Sounds Talent Thing]
Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories. Said Musa
[ Caribbean Continental Cooperation Countries Dutch English French Greater Independent Island Spanish Speak Territories Toward Us Whether Work]
I've played American, Italian, Greek, French. I've been really lucky that way. Chita Rivera
[ American Been French Greek Italian Lucky Played Really Way]
I was hit many times in various parts of the body, including my right leg, and thank God I am recovering. I was also severely wounded in my left leg. Iraqi and French doctors will conduct an operation shortly and, God willing, I will recover. Uday Hussein
[ Also Am Body Conduct Doctors French God Hit Including Iraqi Left Leg Many Operation Parts Recover Recovering Right Severely Shortly Thank Times Various Will Willing Wounded]
Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more. Wim Wenders
[ Any Backed Criticism Day Directors Entertainment Everything French More Now Realised Seems Suddenly Up Were]
Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine. Robin Leach
[ Actually Bring Britain Change Cheap Could Drink Eat En Every Food French Great Guessed Invade Land Mashed Masse Paris Potatoes Sausages Such Weekend Which Whoever Wine Would]
If the French noblesse had been capable of playing cricket with their peasants, their chateaux would never have been burnt. G. M. Trevelyan
[ Been Burnt Capable Cricket French Had Never Peasants Playing Their Would]
An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards. Austin O'Malley
[ Afterwards American Englishmen Frenchmen Irishman Pacing Seated Standing Thinks]
When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow! Louise Nurding
[ Anything Anyway Audience Except Female French Maid Majority Many Outfit See Singing Somehow Song Stage Them Think Up Want]
My dad's an architect and my mom owned a French bakery for twelve years. Alison Lohman
[ Architect Bakery Dad French Mom Owned Twelve Years]
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
The French colonisation of Algeria lasted a long time: 132 years. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Algeria French Lasted Long Time Years]
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. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Always American Apparent Consequences Events Expected French Little Magnitude Much Produced Proportionate Revolution Them Things Those Thus Which]
It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French. Heinz Guderian
[ Fight French Sometimes Superiors Than Tougher]
I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology. Joely Fisher
[ Boys French Psychology Studied Took Up Wine]
Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew! Crazy! Tom Metzger
[ Crazy Englishman Frenchman Jew Rather Smash Than White Would]
Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit. Edward Sapir
[ Both Certain Could Did Entirely French Implications International Involved Language Latin Long Nationalistic Off Point Problem Really Religious Seemed Shaken Solved Spirit Time Up Which While]
These three movements were born spontaneously and independently of the initiative of a few French patriots who had a place in the old political groups and parties. Jean Moulin
[ Born Few French Groups Had Independently Initiative Movements Old Parties Patriots Place Political Spontaneously These Three Were]
The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers. Kelly Miller
[ Army Artillery Assistance Confident Corps Enemy French Generous Giving Guns Our Over Personnel Start Superiority Us Were]
France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything. Adam Michnik
[ Accept Americans Anything Both Cowboys Culture Dominating Farmers France French Keep Left Longer Never Power Primitive Right Thinking True Understand World]
In France, everyone speaks French 'cause they think it's cool. Gives 'em, gives 'em an excuse to smoke. Scott Thompson
[ Cause Cool Em Everyone Excuse France French Gives Smoke Speaks Think]
We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life. David Amram
[ Beauty Both Common Country Dreams Family French Getting Had Having Idyllic Interests Jazz Language Leading Life Living Love Married Shared Tremendous]
A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it. Art Buchwald
[ American Bad Breakdown Everyone Frenchman Had Liver Nervous Talk Wants]
There was a French singer, Francoise Hardy - I used to look at her pictures and try to dress like her. Carly Simon
[ Dress French Hardy Her Look Pictures Singer Try Used]
Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off. Ewan McGregor
[ Able Band Drummer French Horn Mainly Music Off Perform Pipe Played Show Sing Think Way Would]
I know that John Adams has had a very hard time directing French ensembles. Gavin Bryars
[ Adams Directing French Had Hard John Know Time Very]
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts. Zinedine Zidane
[ Come Family French Had Nothing Now Respect Sorts Were]
Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil. Horatio Nelson
[ Always Any Attempting Consider Devil Enemy Every Firstly Form Frenchman Hate Ill Implicitly King Man Must Obey Opinion Orders Own Propriety Regarding Secondly Speaks Their Thirdly Without Your]
It is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans. Van Wyck Brooks
[ Express French Geese Led Profound Swans Take Their Themselves Well]
The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark. Stephen Gardiner
[ Balance Between Chief Concern Dark Discovery French Impressionists Light]
There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music. Jonny Greenwood
[ Actually Been Connection Favorite Film French Get Go Had Hasn Ii Just Make Music Recording Released Soundtrack Think]
French was my first language. Bob Cousy
[ First French Language]
I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood. Mandy Moore
[ Blood College Fluently French Go Journalism Journalist Mom Speak Study Travel Want]
The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini. When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris. He also wrote some beautiful songs in French. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Also Beautiful Composing French Living Paris Peer Some Songs Stopped Wrote]
The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Always Being Daughter English Father Felt French Mother Never Really Very]
And if you remember the other part of the context is we were then all deceived about the French position and told the French had said they'd veto any second resolution - which wasn't true, we now know. Clare Short
[ Any Context Deceived French Had Know Now Other Part Position Remember Resolution Said Second Then Told True Veto Were Which]
French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Adultery After Allow Between Consequently Deal English French Generally Great Improper Lovers Many Marriage Novels Public Relations Sexes Things Treat Which Women World Would]
I have never in my life played the French Defence, which is the dullest of all openings. Wilhelm Steinitz
[ Defence Dullest French Life Never Openings Played Which]
I don't flatter myself with much dependence upon the present disposition of the Eastern Indians, who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture with us by the artifices of the French, their own weakness and the influence which the French Missionary Priests have over them. William Shirley
[ Artifices Dependence Disposition Drawn Eastern Flatter French Indians Influence Into Liable Many Missionary Much Myself Over Own Present Priests Their Them Upon Us Ways Weakness Which]
I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, piano. Norman Wisdom
[ Clarinet Drums French Horn Piano Play Saxophone Trumpet]
Instead of isolating our school and our many subjects from the every day world, we intend to plant it not merely in the French capital, but in what for next summer at least will be the focal point, the capital of the entire civilized world. Patrick Geddes
[ Capital Civilized Day Entire Every Focal French Instead Intend Isolating Least Many Merely Next Our Plant Point School Subjects Summer Will World]
English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science. Edward Sapir
[ Accepted Diplomacy English French International Language Latin More Once Only Proved Science Secure Than]
The problem is that to be a producer, one must be a gambler, and the greatest French producers were gamblers. Marcel Carne
[ French Gambler Gamblers Greatest Must Problem Producer Producers Were]
It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel on the way to Australia when the ship was captured, and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French. Fritz Sauckel
[ Australia Captured French German Happened High Made Prisoner Sailing Seas Ship Vessel Way]
These irresponsible acts, which cannot have any justification whatsoever, are to be fully condemned. In these appalling circumstances, I want to offer you the most sincere condolences, both in my name and in that of the French people. Jacques Chirac
[ Acts Any Appalling Both Cannot Circumstances Condemned Condolences French Fully Irresponsible Justification Most Name Offer Sincere These Want Whatsoever Which]
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth. Stendhal
[ Charming Earth Events French Least Most Musical Present Race Up]
We have hated the French for years. Now you have just joined the club. It makes you much more likable. Simon Cowell
[ Club French Hated Joined Just Likable Makes More Much Now Years]
I would love to see the French spending money to restore Iraq. Bob Schaffer
[ French Iraq Love Money Restore See Spending Would]
By the way, the secret of speaking French is confidence. Whether you are right or wrong, you don't hesitate. Joseph Epstein
[ Confidence French Hesitate Right Secret Speaking Way Whether Wrong]
Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle that was being advertised on eBay the other day - the description was, 'Never shot. Dropped once. Roy Blunt
[ Advertised Army Being Day Description Dropped Ebay French Never Once Other Rifle Shot Somebody Telling]
Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French. Cyril Cusack
[ English French Identity Irish National Something Theatre Whether World]
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. Johnny Depp
[ Ecstatic Freedom French Fries Government Grown Idiots Men Positions Power Showing Themselves Women]
I grew up in France, my first language was French, and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking. Robert Stack
[ Cooking First France French Gravitate Grew Language Tend Towards Up]
Nearly all Italian officers speak French. Hugh Dalton
[ French Italian Nearly Officers Speak]
I unfortunately don't speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English, which really reflects rather badly on me. Sean Connery
[ Badly English Fluent French Now Rather Really Reflects Speak Unfortunately Which Wife]
The French complain of everything, and always. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Always Complain Everything French]
France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina. Wilfred Burchett
[ Attracting Circles Deaf Demands Ear France French Great Had Ho Progressive Publicity Situation Succeeded Turned]
The French are endowed with bigger limbs; those of the Spaniards are stronger; they have a very slim waist. The French fight with more ferocity than advise. The Spaniards the opposite. Michael Servetus
[ Advise Bigger Endowed Ferocity Fight French Limbs More Opposite Slim Spaniards Stronger Than Those Very Waist]
There's something Vichy about the French. Ivor Novello
[ French Something]
There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet. Suzanne Fields
[ Air Become Breakfast Bright Force Freedom French Menu Omelet Spaniards Spanish Spot Still Toast Two]
Race wasn't an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures. Bob Cousy
[ Cultures Family French Issue Melting Pot Race Races]
I did some artistic nudes when I was I 8 with a French-Canadian photographer while I was modeling. They were beautiful shots, and they were not about nudity. Lexa Doig
[ Artistic Beautiful Did Modeling Nudes Nudity Photographer Shots Some Were While]
The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Ally Along Citizen Europeans Freedom French Friend Most Our Owe States United Whom]
Through leadership of the fight against French colonialism, Ho Chi Minh had made a name for himself in the international political arena. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Against Arena Chi Colonialism Fight French Had Himself Ho International Leadership Made Minh Name Political Through]
Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions. Rick Santorum
[ America American Americans Antipathy Apologize Arrogance Audience Before Convince Deep-Seated Freedom French Helped Last Obama Obama Owes President Sacrifices Toward Traditions Values Watching Week]
My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years. Tom Brady
[ Been Better Big Bit Bread Cooking Eating Food French Little More Pasta Place Pot Room Sauce Sisters Some Spaghetti Tastes Think Time Warm Works Years]
If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do? Ajay Devgan
[ After Am Announced Before Dropped Else Film French Had Kiss Own Remake Somebody Someone Started Starts Subject Would]
New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population, the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Constance Baker Motley
[ Atmosphere Because Been City Cosmopolitan Creole Deep French Influence Large Liberal May Most New Orleans Population South Well]
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Any Become Been Book Brothers Cambridge Did Dreary Every French Gone Had Influenced Life Literature More Now Other Perhaps Probably Published Single Stammer Than Then Thing Would]
The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine. Paul Cezanne
[ Clear French Landscape Pure Verse]
The only way the French are going in is if we tell them we found truffles in Iraq. Dennis Miller
[ Found French Going Iraq Only Tell Them Truffles Way]
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. Bernard Pivot
[ Complain Even Feeling French Impatient Intolerant Language Our Rebuffed Sometimes Speak Very Well]
My way of remaining French was the financing scheme I used for Quest for Fire, with Fox funds, since it started as a 100% American production. The film was not in French and yet was French in style, reflecting my personality. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ American Film Financing Fire Fox French Funds Personality Production Quest Reflecting Remaining Scheme Since Started Style Used Way Yet]
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Andre Gide
[ Age Arrive Cross Frenchman Having Honor Legion Middle Syphilis Unthinkable Without]
I have had some problems because the French don't like people to have success, they don't like the number one. Alain Prost
[ Because French Had Number Problems Some Success]
I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what's called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces. Warren Christopher
[ Adaptation Before Bringing Called Discussions Forces French Fully Giant Into Nato Over Strides Taken Think Will]
I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot. Karl Lagerfeld
[ Because Before Brought English Even French German Had Helped Languages Learn Lot Never Private School Teacher Three Up Went]
From the sea came a boat with some Israeli commando soldiers who took me by the commando boat to the yacht and put me on the yacht. In the yacht I asked people, who are you. And they said we are Israelis, French and British. Mordechai Vanunu
[ Asked Boat British Came French Israeli Israelis Put Said Sea Soldiers Some Took]
I had art as a major, along with English, French and History. I had dance, modern dance. In English I was allowed to write my own poetry, which I eventually got published. Sally Kirkland
[ Allowed Along Art Dance English Eventually French Got Had History Major Modern Own Poetry Published Which Write]
This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art. It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution. Edvard Munch
[ After Art Bourgeois Came Civil Dealer Following Frames French Kind Large Painting Revolution Wars]
Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore. Thomas Keller
[ Anymore Cooking Foundations French Italian Japanese Kind Need Once Really Understand Whatever Whether]
As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy. Harry Johnston
[ Began Canadian Cold Customary Did Dying French Real Set Severity Suffer Trouble Were Winter]
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse. King Charles V
[ French German God Horse Italian Men Spanish Speak Women]
The only consistent hobby I've had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I'm looking for the next job. William Sanderson
[ Around Because Consistent Delusion French Grandeur Had Hobby Job Looking Love Next Only Some Spanish Sports Studying Usually Work World]
But the French writers always had more originality and independence than others, and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion, long since ceased to exist for them. Henryk Sienkiewicz
[ Always Ceased Elsewhere Exist French Had Independence Long More Originality Others Regulator Religion Since Than Them Which Writers]
There's no way New Orleans will ever be the city it was. I think it will have half the population. They may create a sort of Disneyland at the French Quarter for tourists. The rest I don't know. Geraldo Rivera
[ City Create Disneyland Ever French Half Know May New Orleans Population Quarter Rest Sort Think Tourists Way Will]
Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior. That concept comes from the French Revolution. Randall Terry
[ Behavior Comes Commandments Concept French Good Law Mandate Most Negative Purpose Revolution Ten]
When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved. Lytton Strachey
[ Among Came Civilization Evolved Existence French Gradually Into Language Nation New Roman Ruins Same Slowly Time]
I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories. Thomas Keller
[ Doing French Laundry Recipes Stories Wanted Were Write]
In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too. I even went to meet the French prime minister, and I proposed additional forces... Nobody wanted to send troops. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Additional Asked Even Forces French Meet Minister Nobody Prime Proposed Send Too Troops Wanted Went Yugoslavia]
I know a lot of Americans in Paris who have married Frenchmen. They keep bringing up their experience, the clash of civilizations, the clash of personalities. Leslie Caron
[ Americans Bringing Civilizations Clash Experience Frenchmen Keep Know Lot Married Paris Personalities Their Up]
The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English. Bobby Jindal
[ Consider Countries Demonstrate English European Face France French Generation German Immigrants Problem Recent Riots Second Still Themselves Third Where]
Most correspondents came from the former colonial powers - there were British, French, and a lot of Italians, because there were a lot of Italian communities there. And of course there were a lot of Russians. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Because British Came Colonial Communities Correspondents Course Former French Italian Italians Lot Most Powers Russians Were]
Usually, jet lag is not this big of an issue for me. I'm not sure why I'm so disoriented this time. It could be due to the amount of chocolate and french fries I've eaten in the last two and a half weeks. April Winchell
[ Amount Big Chocolate Could Disoriented Due Eaten French Fries Half Issue Jet Lag Last Sure Time Two Usually Weeks Why]
I am a guest of the French language. My poems in French are born of my interaction with the French language, which is not the same as that of a French poet. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Am Born French Guest Interaction Language Poems Poet Same Which]
This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Administration Any Canadians Country Distinctions French Governed Had Intention Movement Must Never Organise Other Part Party Policy Questions Simply Those Upon]
I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen. Helmut Newton
[ Admire Especially Extreme Famous French Infamous Last Love Pen Photographing Politician Right Subject Wing]
'Escargot' is French for 'fat crawling bag of phlegm'. Dave Barry
[ Bag Crawling Fat French]
I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her. Woody Allen
[ Her Really Want Wife]
They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that. Audie Murphy
[ American Any Could Freedom French Melody Singing Understand Were]
There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating. Louis Leakey
[ Art Deteriorating Evidence French Paintings Prehistoric Show Sites Tragic]
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film. Monica Bellucci
[ American Come Film French Going Happen Italian Make Movie Out Over Same Way]
We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell? That damned, elusive Pimpernel? Baroness Orczy
[ Damned Elusive Everywhere Heaven Hell Here Him Seek Those]
I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table. Paul Auster
[ Always Bread Contemporary Earn Food French Interested Into Kind Money Out Own Pay Poetry Poets Put Sideline Sort Spilled Table Translating Translation Way Work]
You know French means like sophisticated, well educated, so far. Sophie Marceau
[ Educated Far French Know Means Sophisticated Well]
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ English French Predisposed Pride Vanity]
At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all. Ernst Toller
[ Because Been Blind Brother Brothers Dead French Germans Had Knew Last Men Moment Only Realised Realization See Them Then These Were Wished]
While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos. Eliot Engel
[ Celebrated Chaos Citizens Colonial French Haiti Health Independence Island More Political Poor Poverty Recently Remain Rule Than Vulnerable While Years]
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas. Jean-Luc Godard
[ American Because Cinema French Ideas Money Pity]
Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring. Manfred von Richthofen
[ Daring Depends Described English Everything Eyes French Frequently May Only Opponents Pluck Prefer Rascals Stupidity Their Those Whether]
The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Could Divinity English French Invoked Language Well]
Well, let's say we acknowledged the School of French Painting - the Paris School of painting as the leading force and vitality of the time. I think that was understood and felt and experienced. Lee Krasner
[ Acknowledged Experienced Felt Force French Leading Painting Paris Say School Think Time Understood Vitality Well]
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had done their duty. Ernst Toller
[ Country Defended Done Duty Each France Frenchmen Germans Germany Had His Own Their]
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Being Feminine French Life Masculine Mingled Only Perfect Poem Rhymes Structure]
The first of these phases is that of grammar, invented by the Greeks and carried on unchanged by the French. It never had any philosophical view of a language as such. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Any Carried First French Grammar Greeks Had Invented Language Never Phases Philosophical Such These Unchanged View]
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years. Wim Wenders
[ Amazing Audience Certain Countries English European Fact Few Films French German How Italian Last Much Over Recovered Territory Their Years]
Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party. Wilfred Burchett
[ First French Ho Joined Member Party Political Socialist Vietnamese]
I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival. Milos Forman
[ Because Cannes Collapsed Day Days Ended Festival Film-Makers Flag French Know Raised Red Remember Second Supposed Were]
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years. Stendhal
[ Always Distance Fifty French Imitate Russians Ways Years]
Oh, I'm not English, I cannot talk on behalf of an English person. I'm French. I can say about French. They are quite emotional, though, and they talk about their emotions. Sophie Marceau
[ Behalf Cannot Emotional Emotions English French Oh Person Quite Say Talk Their Though]
At least when it's in French, I won't know what the heck they're saying. Frank Robinson
[ French Heck Know Least Saying Won]
In a country like France, so ancient, their history is full of outstanding people, so they carry a heavy weight on their back. Who could write in French after Proust or Flaubert? Manuel Puig
[ After Ancient Back Carry Could Country France French Full Heavy History Outstanding Proust Their Weight Write]
Whether it's destiny or fate or whatever, I don't think I could do a French Laundry anywhere else. Thomas Keller
[ Anywhere Could Destiny Else Fate French Laundry Think Whatever Whether]
I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD. David Kay
[ Also April Certainly Chirac Chose French Governments Iraq Jacques Last Many Out Point Possession President Recall Referred Support War Wmd Would Year]
When Americans shoot movies they aim at the entire planet. When the French make movies, they aim at Paris. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Aim Americans Entire French Make Movies Paris Planet Shoot]
I eat a cheeseburger with French fries almost every day. Cameron Diaz
[ Almost Day Eat Every French Fries]
In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent. George Canning
[ Advantage Asking Bottoms Cent Clap Commerce Content Dutch Equal Fault French Just Little Matters Much Offering Per Too Twenty]
To put the point sharply: If an informer in the French underground who sent a friend to the torture chambers of the Gestapo was equally a victim, then there can be no right or wrong in life that I understand. Albert Maltz
[ Chambers Equally French Friend Gestapo Life Point Put Right Sent Sharply Then Torture Underground Understand Victim Wrong]
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance. Steven Wright
[ Any Breakfast During French Ordered Renaissance Restaurant Serves Time Toast Went]
I went into a French restaraunt and asked the waiter, 'Have you got frog's legs?' He said, 'Yes,' so I said, 'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.' Tommy Cooper
[ Asked Cheese French Frog Get Got Hop Into Kitchen Legs Said Sandwich Waiter Well Went Yes]
French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic. Bernard Pivot
[ Both Calm Dynamic French Language Makes Speak Those]
I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so totally different from here, obviously. And the French values are so different from American values. Adrian Lyne
[ American Because Different Feel French Here Life Little Obviously Schizophrenic Totally Values]
We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude. Doug Coupland
[ Because Could Decided French Never Rude Software User-Friendly Write]
If I were not French I would choose to be - Scotch. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Choose French Scotch Were Would]
I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely. Josephine Baker
[ Because Even Frenchmen Insult Much Nicely Very]
Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money. Edwidge Danticat
[ After America Americans Army Been Big Chunk Depleted Driven Fighting Forces Free French Had Haiti His Little Money Napoleon North Out Revolution Slaves Sold Stopped Very Were]
We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title. Eric Cantona
[ Beach Because Better Championship Comes Difficult European French Hard Improving Keep Last Now Part September Soccer Some Than Title Tough Winning Won World Year]
Who do I like? I am a big fan of French and Saunders - not that that they are particularly stand-up I have to say, but I think they have been great for women and they are of themselves just incredibly funny whether they are male or female. Jo Brand
[ Am Been Big Fan Female French Funny Great Incredibly Just Male Particularly Say Stand-Up Themselves Think Whether Women]
Over 30 years ago, Airbus was founded by a European consortium of French, German, and later Spanish and British companies to compete in the large commercial aircraft industry with U.S. companies. Norm Dicks
[ Ago Airbus Aircraft British Commercial Companies Compete Consortium European Founded French German Industry Large Later Over Spanish Years]
They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity. David Sedaris
[ Anything Electricity Fields French Generous Had Imagined Kind Nothing Plumbing Too Were]
Well, with the French language, which I understood and spoke, however imperfectly, and read in great quantities, at certain times, the matter I suppose was slightly different from either Latin or Greek. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Certain Different Either French Great Greek However Imperfectly Language Latin Matter Quantities Read Slightly Spoke Suppose Times Understood Well Which]
If French is no longer the language of a power, it can be the language of a counter power. Lionel Jospin
[ Counter French Language Longer Power]
The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Above Anxiety Beneath Constantly English Englishman Eyes French Frenchman Him His Inferiors Lowers No-One Raises Satisfaction Superior Their Want]
French is the language that turns dirt into romance. Stephen King
[ Dirt French Into Language Romance Turns]
The French and the British are such good enemies that they can't resist being friends. Peter Ustinov
[ Being British Enemies French Friends Good Resist Such]
A month before the season I stop putting ketchup on my french fries. Mario Lemieux
[ Before French Fries Month Putting Season Stop]
Treat every Frenchman as if he was the devil himself. Lord Nelson
[ Devil Every Frenchman Himself Treat]
I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom. Boris Becker
[ Away Cafe Days Exciting Freedom French Had Hard Hotel Hotels Lost Meant Off Open Parents Rock Round Second Stay Went]
I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising, and I smoke. But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog. That's all. Eva Green Fitness
[ Dog Exercising French Going Lazy Love Morning Quite Run Smoke]
My father is Swedish and my mother is French. Eva Green
[ Father French Mother Swedish]
The French - they like jazz, they've been on jazz a long time. Billy Higgins
[ Been French Jazz Long Time]
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. Katharine Hepburn
[ Admired Ambition American Average Boyfriend Courted Englishman Film French Hollywood Italian Married Star]
I've always thought of absurdism as a French fad I'd like to belong to. Robert Sheckley
[ Always Belong Fad French Thought]
My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American. Vivien Leigh
[ American Consider Even Family French Irish Love Myself Our Parents Part Spanish States United Were]
You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated, more intelligent world, more highly civilised too, with rules. Bernard Pivot
[ Civilised Cultivated Entry Feel Feeling French Get Gives Guests Highly Intelligent Into Language Many More Rules Them Too World]
It was always said that the big distinction between the French and the English is that the English are intelligent and the French are intellectual. Kenneth Baker
[ Always Between Big Distinction English French Intellectual Intelligent Said]
They're very nationalistic the French - or they used to be. Very insular. Pretty arrogant. Arthur Boyd
[ Arrogant French Insular Nationalistic Pretty Used Very]
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse. Charles V
[ French German God Horse Italian Men Spanish Speak Women]
The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal. Pierre Salinger
[ French Scandal Watergate Were]
It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to form a party by themselves. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Canadians Form French Party Simply Suicidal Themselves Would]
Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother? Ernst Toller
[ Could French German Imagination Imagine Make Most Mother Others Separated Suffer Sufferings Them Would]
What is jazz? It, It's almost like asking, What is French? Jazz is a musical language. It's a musical dialect that actually embodies the spirit of America. Branford Marsalis
[ Actually Almost America Asking Dialect Embodies French Jazz Language Musical Spirit]
I may be French, but I'm playing for Arsenal. Thierry Henry
[ Arsenal French May Playing]
The amateur is very rare in French literature - as rare as he is common in our own. Lytton Strachey
[ Amateur Common French Literature Our Own Rare Very]
I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic. Brooke Burke
[ Amazing Beaches Beautiful Each French Go Great Harbors Incredibly Indies Place Romantic Saint Two Weeks West Wine Wonderful Year]
I made a French film called "Merry Christmas" which is a very European film. It's a World War I piece. Diane Kruger
[ Called Christmas European Film French Made Merry Piece Very War Which World]
French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism. Christian Lacroix
[ Artificial Design Except Exists French Hardly Modernism]
But at the time when he wrote, Englishmen, with the rarest exceptions, wrote only in French or Latin; and when they began to write in English, a man of genius, to interpret and improve on him, was not found for a long time. George Saintsbury
[ Began English Englishmen Exceptions Found French Genius Him Improve Interpret Latin Long Man Only Rarest Time Write Wrote]
The fact is, beneath the hype, Iraqis will soon appreciate American help and idealism far more than French perfidy. It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom - never. Victor Davis Hanson
[ American Appreciate Beneath Fact Far Freedom French Help Hype Idealism Iraqis More Never Side Soon Than Will Wrong]
German and English firms operate internationally, while French firms do not. The only place where they all have work is in China. Anybody can sell himself in China! Helmut Jahn
[ Anybody China English Firms French German Himself Internationally Only Operate Place Sell Where While Work]
Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Canadians Compel Country Disastrous French House Majority Minority Must Organise Party Political Result Soon Themselves Were Why Would]
One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture in French at the College de France. James Cronin
[ College De France French Giving Greatest Joys Lecture Life]
I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war. Golda Meir
[ Cold Detente English Fancy French Good Know Phrase Use War Why Word]
The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction - in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint. Lytton Strachey
[ Clarity Contrary Descended Direction French Genius Language Latin Most Restraint Simplicity Single Stock Triumphed Unity]
There is no French town in which the wounds inflicted on the battle-field are not bleeding. Georges Duhamel
[ Bleeding French Inflicted Town Which Wounds]
The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach. Stephen Gardiner
[ Approach Chiefly Demonstrate French Houses Influential Largest Most]
The French had an obvious financial interest in Iraq. That's been documented. They were involved financially in Iraq and in some cases, I think with weapons of mass destruction. Curt Weldon
[ Been Cases Destruction Documented Financial Financially French Had Interest Involved Iraq Mass Obvious Some Think Weapons Were]
I was as repelled by the French as I was attracted by their country. Margaret Anderson
[ Attracted Country French Repelled Their]
In addition to the research, I enjoyed learning French and assimilating the culture of another country. James Cronin
[ Addition Another Assimilating Country Culture Enjoyed French Learning Research]
We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. Meriwether Lewis
[ Also Been Black Canadian Descended Engage Enough Fortunate Frenchmen Had Indians Last Little Missouri Mountains Our Service Summer Thence Were]
Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot. David Amram
[ Esquire Five French Horn Issue July Photograph Playing Spot]
The fun is in figuring out why the French are susceptible to such tripe. Bill O'Brien
[ Figuring French Fun Out Such Susceptible Why]
French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar. Cameron Diaz Diet
[ Caviar Chocolate French Fries Love Some Sweets Them]
The United States dollar took another pounding on German, French and British exchanges this morning, hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany. Gordon Sinclair
[ Another British Dollar Ever Exchanges French German Germany Hitting Known Lowest Morning Point Pounding States Took United West]
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese. Charles de Gaulle
[ Blue Bring Cheese Country Different French Impose Kinds Only Out Peril Together Unity]
And we live in a French Quarter a lot of the time, in New Orleans. And the camaraderie of everybody there. Everybody takes care of each other. Delta Burke
[ Camaraderie Care Each Everybody French Live Lot New Orleans Other Quarter Takes Time]
If it's not American, the French won't go see it. Norman Spinrad
[ American French Go See Won]
Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts, and photography is in their blood. Herb Ritts
[ Arts Blood Culture French Generally Highly Photography Promote Their]
When I need a word and do not find it in French, I select it from other tongues, and the reader has either to understand or translate me. Such is my fate. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
[ Either Fate Find French Need Other Reader Select Such Tongues Translate Understand Word]
As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible. Mario Batali
[ Bring Cooks Could Each Eating Edible Family Fork French Had Italians Italy Knife Make Other Say Something Still Their Up Were]
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well. Edward Sapir
[ Apparent Character French German Grammatical Illustrate Just Misleading Simplicity Well]
No, I'm not a French designer either. I'm from nowhere. I'm a European, old European is all I am. Karl Lagerfeld
[ Am Designer Either European French Nowhere Old]
When we arrived in London, my sadness at leaving Paris was turned into despair. After my long stay in the French capital, huge, ponderous, massive London seemed to me as ugly a thing as man could contrive to make. James Weldon Johnson
[ After Arrived Capital Contrive Could Despair French Huge Into Leaving London Long Make Man Massive Paris Sadness Seemed Stay Thing Turned Ugly]
It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand. Fredrik Bajer
[ Agreed Also Been Demand Doubt English Even French German Given Into Italian Necessary Since Soon Speeches Translated Translations Versa Vice Will]
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. Moliere
[ Capacity Every Frenchmen Gallantry Indulge Occasion Unlimited]
And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him. In a way, watching the French do anything is a little more fun because their gestures are different. And in that way, they make everything interesting. Adrian Lyne
[ Anything Because Bit Different Everything Falls French Fun Gestures Him Interesting Little Make More She Their Think Understand Watching Way Why]
I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open, three points away from the victory. Martina Hingis
[ Away Being Finals French Low Open Point Points Think Three Victory]
The French cook; we open tins. John Galsworthy
[ Cook French Open]
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French. Charles de Gaulle History
[ Being Cannot Errors France French Her Lift Mud Out Prevent Return She Tried Will]
I wish that I spoke more languages. I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself. French is really the only one, and it's a difficult thing. Jodie Foster
[ Couple Difficult Dub Enough French Languages More Myself Only Really Speak Spoke Thing Well Wish]
I spoke French a bit, and I could speak a bit of this and that, and when you were taught those things by people who couldn't really do it, you can do some pretty wonderfully, imaginative horrific things to teachers. Diane Cilento
[ Bit Could French Horrific Imaginative Pretty Really Some Speak Spoke Taught Teachers Things Those Were Wonderfully]
It wasn't a new idea. During the war against the French we had this kind of broadcast for the French soldiers. Hanoi Hannah
[ Against Broadcast During French Had Idea Kind New Soldiers War]
Maybe I am not French, maybe I am from nowhere. Alain Prost
[ Am French Maybe Nowhere]
Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto to any great extent in the orchestra. Gerry Mulligan
[ Alto Any Extent French Great Guess Only Orchestra Really Tenor Use]
The liberation movement which I led in Algeria, the organization that I created to fight the French army, was at first a small movement of nothing at all. We were but some tens of people throughout Algeria, a territory that is five times the size of France. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Algeria Army Created Fight First Five France French Led Liberation Movement Nothing Organization Size Small Some Tens Territory Throughout Times Were Which]
I've always wondered why there isn't a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing. Manuel Puig
[ Always Authors French German Great Interested Nouveau Novel Occupation Roman Sort Telling Thing Weren Why Wondered]
The government is shutting down the coal industry, they say it's cheaper to draw nuclear power off the French grid and cheaper to buy coal from Colombia. Martin C. Smith
[ Buy Cheaper Coal Colombia Down Draw French Government Grid Industry Nuclear Off Power Say Shutting]
I don't feel guilty about expressing myself in French; nor do I feel that I am continuing the work of the colonizers. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Am Continuing Expressing Feel French Guilty Myself Nor Work]
It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that. Diane Kruger
[ Am Bury Christmas Dead Eve Excited Famous Football French German Germans Make Never Night Opera Peace Place Play Quite Really Scottish Singer Story Takes Their Trying Which]
The great watershed of modern poetry is French, more than English. Robert Morgan
[ English French Great Modern More Poetry Than Watershed]
Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done. Lalla Ward
[ Although Done Film Finally Four French Friendly Got Ground Helpful Inches Location Misty See Snow Thing Top Tower Very Were]
With respect to the respective French and German traditions you are no doubt correct, although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Achievement Although Am Archetypes Correct Doubt French German Individual Reduced Reluctant Respect Respective See Traditions]
Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested. Hervey Allen
[ Aristocracy Brilliant Civilization Departed Each Economic Englishman Feudal Frenchman Here His Leaving Legend Less More Passed Rested Slaves System Upon Which]
Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Appreciating Attic Being Content Contented Does English French Living Mean Move Ought Pleased Position Resigned Such Unable]
A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him. Edward Sapir
[ Analysis Bother Calculated Far Foreigner French Helping Him However Illusion Logical More Shows Simplicity]
I am a Moroccan writer of French expression. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Am Expression French Writer]
There would probably be less of a frenzy among the French public. Michel Patini
[ Among French Frenzy Less Probably Public Would]
There's always something fishy about the French. Noel Coward
[ Always Fishy French Something]
English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously. Vivien Leigh
[ Age Clearly Diction Early English Enormously France French Good Helped Learning Particularly Pronounce Very]
No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo-Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld. Rod Parsley
[ America Believe Built End Ethic Ever Exist Existed French Going Nominee None Revolution Secular See State Those Truths Understand Until Upheld Would]
You're always compared to someone, especially when you're a French actress. Virginie LeDoyen
[ Actress Always Compared Especially French Someone]
I am the most un-French Frenchman you will ever meet. Jean-Marie Messier
[ Am Ever Frenchman Meet Most Will]
In fact I enjoyed every minute of my life at King's, especially the discovery of French and German literature. Patrick White
[ Discovery Enjoyed Especially Every Fact French German King Life Literature Minute]
I would not go so far as to say that the French trade unions attached greater importance to the struggle for peace than the others did; but they certainly seemed to take it more to heart. Leon Jouhaux
[ Attached Certainly Did Far French Go Greater Heart Importance More Others Peace Say Seemed Struggle Take Than Trade Unions Would]
How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature, either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question. Lytton Strachey
[ Academy Dubious Either Evil Existence Extremely Far French Good How Influenced Literature Question]
There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine. P. G. Wodehouse
[ Called Cure Frenchman Gray Guillotine Hair Invented Only]
Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything! Steve Martin
[ Boy Different Everything French Those Word]
In French literature, you can choose a la carte; in Spanish literature, there is only the set meal. Jose Bergamin
[ Carte Choose French La Literature Meal Only Set Spanish]
I speak English, so I am no longer cute. My tongue itches for French. Anna Held
[ Am Cute English French Itches Longer Speak Tongue]
To understand Europe, you have to be a genius - or French. Madeleine Albright
[ Europe French Genius Understand]
The first thing I have to do to erase my French accent is think that it is actually possible, whereas for the moment, I think it's not. I have a lot of work. Marion Cotillard
[ Accent Actually Erase First French Lot Moment Possible Thing Think Whereas Work]
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface. Edward Hopper
[ After Any Attempt Character Deny French Impose Inheritance Never Nothing Our Ourselves Surface Try Upon Veneer]
Not unless I do all these ancient and Italian or French or Baroque in the beginnning, I do German. Victoria de los Angeles
[ Ancient Baroque French German Italian These Unless]
French women have been made beautiful by the French people - they're very aware of their bodies, the way they move and speak, they're very confident of their sexuality. French society's made them like that. Charlotte Rampling
[ Aware Beautiful Been Bodies Confident French Made Move Sexuality Society Speak Their Them Very Way Women]
If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman... because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French. Charles de Secondat
[ Accidentally Am Another Because Could First French Frenchman Knew Man Nation Necessarily Only Prince Propose Ruin Serve Something Then Would]
As the French say, there are three sexes - men, women, and clergymen. Sydney Smith
[ Clergymen French Men Say Sexes Three Women]
The French revolution taught us the rights of man. Thomas Sankara
[ French Man Revolution Rights Taught Us]
When I finally decided to do the show, I only had two weeks to learn the choreography and the songs in French. LaToya Jackson
[ Choreography Decided Finally French Had Learn Only Show Songs Two Weeks]
Then I took 8 years of French Horn, first jazz, and then classical. Jim Coleman
[ Classical First French Horn Jazz Then Took Years]
These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages. Edward Sapir
[ Almost Appearances Apply Contrary Could English Examples French Lack Languages Limit Multiplied National Simplicity These Without]
We were only there for five days and during that time Tom was a bit annoyed that the French were more interested in me and my schoolgirl outfit than him and his long scarf. Lalla Ward
[ Annoyed Bit Days During Five French Him His Interested Long More Only Outfit Scarf Schoolgirl Than Time Tom Were]
French is, in many ways, more difficult for an English-speaking person to sing. It is so full of complex and trying vowels. It requires the utmost subtlety. Alma Gluck
[ Complex Difficult English-Speaking French Full Many More Person Requires Sing Subtlety Trying Utmost Vowels Ways]
When a French book becomes an international hit it is because of the author and not because of the language. The same goes for movies. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Author Because Becomes Book French Goes Hit International Language Movies Same]
Some of the French surrealists at the beginning of the war had come over to New York and they brought out this magazine. It was a big, glossy magazine full of surrealist things. Kenneth Koch
[ Beginning Big Brought Come French Full Had Magazine New Out Over Some Surrealist Things War York]
The French Revolution is the ultimate modernist statement. Destroy everything. Don't build on the past. There is no past. John Corigliano
[ Build Destroy Everything French Modernist Past Revolution Statement Ultimate]
It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle. Philip Gibbs
[ Announced Any Battle Did Engaged Forces French Minister Only Retreat See Sign Victory War]
With a very few exceptions, every word in the French vocabulary comes straight from the Latin. Lytton Strachey
[ Comes Every Exceptions Few French Latin Straight Very Vocabulary Word]
One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art? Franz Schubert
[ Art Bites Blows Brass Call Cheeks Cudgel French His Horn Into Mouthpiece Other Out Wooden]
The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture. Bernard Pivot
[ Above Country Culture English Find French Grace Gratifying Heard Kind Know Language More Our Seems Social Speak World]
French Yemeni relations are strong and good, they are relations depending on friendship and cooperation; my relationship with the president Chiraq are old and real. Ali A. Saleh
[ Cooperation Depending French Friendship Good Old President Real Relations Relationship Strong]
During the Fifties, political and military activities in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French, who as recent colonial masters, made all-important decisions. Nguyen Cao Ky
[ Activities Colonial Decisions During Fifties French Heavily Influenced Made Masters Military Political Recent Vietnam Were]
I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn't speak English and I couldn't speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations - that's why we got married really quickly. Sean Connery
[ Any Boring Chance Conversations English French Getting Golf Got Involved Little Married Met Playing Quickly Really She Speak Through Us Why Wife]
I've heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour. Gavin Bryars
[ Composers French Generation Heard Reacting Though Tonal Vigour Younger]
When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or a French painter? It does not matter, he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him. He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place for him to sell his creation. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Because Chose Creation Does French Him His Ideal Influences Matter Painted Painter Paris Picasso Place Sell Simply Spanish Surrounding Whatever]
The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience. Maurice Chevalier
[ Between Difference Experience Feel Forty French Man Only Romantics Seventy Thirty True Years]
Certain foods no longer agree with me. If I eat French fries, I might feel sick to my stomach. Carnie Wilson
[ Agree Certain Eat Feel Foods French Fries Longer Might Sick Stomach]
For me, it was kind of like going into the military or something. And anybody - any male - who has ever worked in a French kitchen knows what I am talking about when I say that. Alton Brown
[ Am Any Anybody Ever French Going Into Kind Kitchen Knows Male Military Say Something Talking Worked]
The word Chivalry is derived from the French cheval, a horse. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Chivalry Derived French Horse Word]
The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents. Henry Walter Bates
[ American Anarchy City Coloured Elated English Except French Given Proclaimed Province Residents Slaughter Up Victory Were Whites]
I don't think Russia will follow the United States's way. I don't think Russia will follow the French way. I'm sure Russia will find its own way. Anatoly Chubais
[ Find Follow French Own Russia States Sure Think United Way Will]
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. Ambrose Bierce
[ French Mayonnaise Place Religion Sauces Serve State Which]
Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history? Goldwin Smith
[ Affect Affected Between Character Course Differences Doubt English French History Irish Profoundly Scotch Still Which]
I have often said that just as the French revolution, for instance, understood itself through antiquity, I think our time can be understood through the French revolution. It is quite a natural process to use other times to understand your own time. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Antiquity French Instance Itself Just Natural Often Other Our Own Process Quite Revolution Said Think Through Time Times Understand Understood Use Your]
The world distribution of French movies is a laughing matter. That is a fact. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Distribution Fact French Laughing Matter Movies World]
My first public impression was my French teacher, Derek Swift. Rory Bremner
[ Derek First French Impression Public Swift Teacher]
I don't think there's a back lot here in Hollywood anymore that has those streets, like a French Quarter. Glenn Danzig
[ Anymore Back French Here Hollywood Lot Quarter Streets Think Those]
The French have got to understand that a film is so expensive that it can no longer afford to be regional or even national in scope. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Afford Even Expensive Film French Got Longer National Regional Scope Understand]
You have to adjust to where you are but the French are all together - the guys and the women. It's good. Amelie Mauresmo
[ Adjust French Good Guys Together Where Women]
I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that. Jim Harrison
[ Act Ago Asked Because Books Both Couple Critic Did France French Got Kick Novels Out Said Think Well Why Years]
That was after Napoleon died because there is still a controversy as to whether Napoleon was poisoned with arsenic. And the French say the British did it and the British say the French did it, but he died before the test for arsenic was available. Michael Baden
[ After Arsenic Available Because Before British Controversy Did Died French Napoleon Poisoned Say Still Test Whether]
The French, I think, in general, are strangely prolix in their natural history. Gilbert White
[ French General History Natural Strangely Their Think]
First need in the reform of hospital management? That's easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef. Martin H. Fischer
[ Chef Death Easy First French Hospital Management Need Reform Resurrection]
I just saw Memento. It's very, very good. I watch a lot of French films. Colleen Haskell
[ Films French Good Just Lot Memento Saw Very Watch]
Gradually I became aware of details: a company of French soldiers was marching through the streets of the town. They broke formation, and went in single file along the communication trench leading to the front line. Another group followed them. Ernst Toller
[ Along Another Aware Became Broke Communication Company Details File Followed Formation French Front Gradually Group Leading Line Marching Single Soldiers Streets Them Through Town Trench Went]
Further, not only the United States, but the French, British, Germans and the United Nations all thought Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction before the United States intervened. Jim Gerlach
[ Before British Destruction French Further Germans Hussein Intervened Mass Nations Only Possessed States Thought United Weapons]
Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest. John Lawson
[ Conveniently Follow French Indians Interest Living Many Trade Very]