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France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
by Francois Mitterrand

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Related topics: History

A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.
- Francois Mitterrand

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

 

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

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

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When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors.
I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family.
- Jean Alesi

People in France are very intrusive when they recognize you.
In New York, they are very polite, with quick words,
so it's great.
- Audrey Tautou

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
- Anatole France

Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then
moved to France when I was eleven.
- Keren Ann

The great majority of men, especially in France,
both desire and possess a fashionable woman,
much in the way one might own a fine horse -
as a luxury befitting a young man.
- Stendhal

I do not separate France from Europe.
- Lionel Jospin

France is the country where the money falls apart and
you can't tear the toilet paper.
- Billy Wilder

I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South,
I do love southern cooking; southern France,
southern Italy, southern Spain.
I love southern cooking.
- Clarence Clemons

In France, you can sell a lot, but nobody outside of France ever hears of it.
- Alan Parsons

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

If Japan had been near to either England or France,
war would have broken out long ago.
- Townsend Harris

No player can become accustomed to New York's climate in August in a few days.
The playing conditions, the courts in New York and
France are very different.
- Helen Wills Moody

I remember playing football dressed in peculiar costumes
with some friends in France and laughing so hard we couldn't even stand up,
let alone kick the ball.
- Fred Frith

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
- Douglas William Jerrold

When Ronald Reagan was elected I was on a bus traveling with a band in France.
I wrote a little arrangement of The Star Spangled Banner in a minor key.
- Carla Bley

I happen to have the benefit of having a son-in-law
who was the former Mr. France and a trainer.
I like being his benefactor and I like the way he works.
- Suzanne Somers

One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture
in French at the College de France.
- James Cronin

In France, that let down the barriers more than a hundred years ago,
the feeling of antipathy is still strong enough to
sustain an anti-Jewish political party.
- Franz Boas

Does this boat go to Europe, France?
- Anita Loos

If it were not for the government, we should have nothing to laugh at in France.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

A few regular troops from old France,
weakened by hunger and sickness, who,
when fresh, were unable to withstand the British soldiers,
are their general's chief dependence.
- James Wolfe

Though, with the ascendancy of Louis,
the political power of the nobles finally came to an end,
France remained, in the whole complexion of her social life,
completely aristocratic.
- Lytton Strachey

The phenomenon of university creative writing programs doesn't exist in France.
The whole idea is regarded as a novelty,
or an oddity.
- Marilyn Hacker

Maybe when I'm 75 and living in the south of France,
after everyone I want to bitch about is already dead,
then I may want to talk about my life in Hollywood.
- Tracey Ullman

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

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world,
but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
- Helen Rowland

My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France.
- Lillie Langtry

Once upon a time there was an old country,
wrapped up in habit and caution.
We have to transform our old France into a new country
and marry it to its time.
- Charles de Gaulle

You're thinking of Eurpoe as Germany and France.
I don't.
I think that's old Europe.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus.
I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or
the south of France or New York.
- Whitfield Diffie

I grew up in France, my first language was French,
and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking.
- Robert Stack

When Louis XIV assumed the reins of government France
suddenly and wonderfully came to her maturity;
it was as if the whole nation had burst into splendid flower.
- Lytton Strachey

I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France,
Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.
- James Monroe

When France resolved, along with England,
to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland,
the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome
proportions was inevitable.
- Rene Cassin

So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly
being appreciated by the Western media;
especially France was very good,
and Switzerland was very good.
- Milos Forman

France cannot be France without greatness.
- Charles de Gaulle

The role of Italy and of Austria has diminished as
has that of France and Britain;
Germany and Japan have suffered catastrophically.
- Emily Greene Balch

France will insist on the need for updated and responsive institutions.
- Jacques Chirac

Potentially he could be.
He scored the goal four years ago in France against
Argentina that was extraordinary.
- Alan Hansen

France, mother of arts, of warfare, and of laws.
- Joachim du Bellay

When our boys come home from France,
we will have the hags flung out.
- W. A. Spooner

In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
- Gertrude Stein

Although all new ideas are born in France,
they are not readily adopted there.
It seems that they must first commence to prosper in a foreign country.
- Sarah Bernhardt

The French never allow a distinguished son of France to lack a statue.
- Edward V. Lucas

France has more need of me than I have need of France.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

At the beginning of the twentieth century,
every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west,
and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.
- Karen Armstrong

Of the love or hatred God has for the English,
I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France,
except those who die there.
- Joan of Arc

I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia,
Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway.
I had to be everywhere.
- Adolf Galland

I always knew I would live in France.
- Andre Boucourechliev

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries -
like France,
Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

Today's cinema is a global art form,
it is impossible to make movies for a market the size of France,
representing no more than 4% of the world's total.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

We've been back since July, but I spent some time with
the family in the south of France over the summer.
We rented a house with another couple and took it easy.
- Laura Innes

In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome;
for the absence of these claims to attention does not
expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Russia, France, Germany and China.
They revere their writers.
America is still a frontier country that almost shudders
at the idea of creative expression.
- James A. Michener

To be successful in my native France,
where people speak the same language and understand me,
is nothing.
- Edith Piaf

I have recently started acting lessons in south France,
and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada.
- David Ginola

France is a place where the money falls apart in your
hands but you can't tear the toilet paper.
- Billy Wilder

I speak on due consideration because Britain,
France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery,
and all other European states are preparing to abolish
it as speedily as they can.
- William H. Seward

France was an occupied country, a country that surrendered
and was left without the right to choose.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

Creole is New Orleans city food.
Communities were created by the people who wanted to
stay and not go back to Spain or France.
- Paul Prudhomme

I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist -
so that we shall make an end to war,
so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace,
and the women go without fear.
- Philip Gibbs

There is an Islamic population in France,
most of which comes from the North African countries.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

Still, American composers working in France have had a pretty hard time.
- Gavin Bryars

I like going to France, because no one knows who I am.
- Tracey Ullman


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