France is like a great compass, which ever way they point to, go the complete opposite direction and you'll be fine. - P. J. O'Rourke
France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war - Charles de Gaulle
The Algerians were revolutionsists, they wanted land. France offered to let them be integrated into France. They told France, to hell with Fance, they wanted some land, not some France. - Malcolm X
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
France is the only country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. - Billy Wilder
I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.
I nodded, trying to imagine the very particular sadness of a vanished childhood yogurt now found only in France. It was a very special sort of sadness, individual, and in its inability to induce sympathy, in its tuneless spark, it bypassed poetry and entered science. - Lorrie Moore
The French have the right respect for dogs--in France we chiens get to go to lunch and dinner anytime, anywhere. - Sheron Long
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
France was a long despotism tempered by epigrams. - Thomas Carlyle
We always have been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be detested in France.
On game shows, some people will take the trip to France, but most people will take the washer dryer pair. - Chuck Palahniuk
I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door."( A Boy in France : Saturday Evening Post CCXVII, March 31, 1945) - J.D. Salinger
We shall convince France and the world, that we are not a degraded people, humiliated under a colonial spirit of fear and a sense of inferiority, fitted to be the miserable instruments of foreign influence, and regardless of national honor, character, and interest. - John Adams
How does a poor country defeat rich ones? Indeed, the answer is not by acquiring wealth in the sense that France has it. Meaning vineyards, farms, peasants, cows? But rather to play a sort of trick and redefine wealth to mean something novel. Currency! Indeed. - Neal Stephenson
France, stop throwing awards at me! I have so many already, give them to people who need them. - Nuno Roque
And in heaven's name, who are the public enemies?" exclaimed Dr. Leete. "Are they France, England Germany or hunger, cold and nakedness? - Edward Bellamy
What's a horse doing on a spaceship" "What's pre-revolutionary France doing on a spaceship? Mickey, get a little perspective!"Dr. Who "The Girl In The Fireplace - Stephen Moffat
The United States is at present so demoralized and so corrupted that, like England and France, it need not be taken into consideration as a military adversary. The United States will also be forced by Germany to complete and final capitulation.
Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless, noisy baggage behind.
One dictum I had learned on the battlefields of France in a far distant war: You cannot save the world, but you might save the man in front of you, if you work fast enough. - Diana Gabaldon
To a common man, the opulence of the day makes no sense but to a philosopher, it is as clear as a night in the southern France. - Indiana Lang
En France, que de gens à longues oreilles : ânes en littérature, lièvres en politique ! - Victor Hugo
If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world.
You're thinking of Europe as Germany and France, I don't. I think that's old Europe. You look at vast numbers of other countries in Europe. They're not with France and Germany on this. They're with the United States.