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I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising,
by Eva Green

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

Related topics: Fitness

I am a dreamer.
Seriously, I'm living on another planet.
- Eva Green

I'll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft.
- Eva Green

My mother did movies from the New Wave,
but I was quite shocked I didn't know much about that period.
Bernado showed us film of the demonstrations of the time.
- Eva Green

 

I'm not really involved with politics...
I'm living in my cocoon with my classical music around.
- Eva Green

Everyone wants to work in America.
Maybe not blockbusters or Terminator,
but to have the choice.
- Eva Green

My father is Swedish and my mother is French.
- Eva Green

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Success is very ephemeral.
You depend entirely on the desire of others,
which makes it difficult to relax.
- Eva Green

I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see
my performance and she's quite hard.
She's going to see me naked.
And my Dad, woah.
Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman,
you know?
- Eva Green

French fries.
I love them.
Some people are chocolate and sweets people.
I love French fries.
That and caviar.
- Cameron Diaz

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

There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings
at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
- Louis Leakey

French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism.
- Christian Lacroix

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time".
So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
- Steven Wright

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

I am the most un-French Frenchman you will ever meet.
- Jean-Marie Messier

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

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

When I finally decided to do the show,
I only had two weeks to learn the choreography and the songs in French.
- LaToya Jackson

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

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

I would love to see the French spending money to restore Iraq.
- Bob Schaffer

I don't think there's a back lot here in Hollywood
anymore that has those streets,
like a French Quarter.
- Glenn Danzig

The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
- Stendhal

I speak French fluently, so that really helped.
- Noah Hathaway

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

The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal.
- Pierre Salinger

If French is no longer the language of a power,
it can be the language of a counter power.
- Lionel Jospin

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

I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted
to translating two French women poets.
- Marilyn Hacker

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

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

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

As the French say, there are three sexes -
men,
women, and clergymen.
- Sydney Smith

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

Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure
when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I've heard though that there is a younger generation
of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour.
- Gavin Bryars

I am a Moroccan writer of French expression.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

You have to adjust to where you are but the French are all together -
the guys and the women.
It's good.
- Amelie Mauresmo

The French are the wittiest, the most charming,
and up to the present, at all events,
the least musical race on Earth.
- Stendhal

I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet,
french horn, piano.
- Norman Wisdom

There's always something fishy about the French.
- Noel Coward

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

I pity the French Cinema because it has no money.
I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
- Jean-Luc Godard

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

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

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

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

We have hated the French for years.
Now you have just joined the club.
It makes you much more likable.
- Simon Cowell

The French colonisation of Algeria lasted a long time:
132 years.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

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

I speak English, so I am no longer cute.
My tongue itches for French.
- Anna Held

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

Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts,
and photography is in their blood.
- Herb Ritts

The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English
language as in the French.
- Wilfrid Laurier

The problem is that to be a producer,
one must be a gambler, and the greatest French producers were gamblers.
- Marcel Carne

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

In addition to the research, I enjoyed learning French
and assimilating the culture of another country.
- James Cronin

Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French.
- Sophie Marceau

I know that John Adams has had a very hard time directing French ensembles.
- Gavin Bryars

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

There's something Vichy about the French.
- Ivor Novello

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

The only way the French are going in is if we tell
them we found truffles in Iraq.
- Dennis Miller

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

The great watershed of modern poetry is French,
more than English.
- Robert Morgan

The English was really my mother, it was never me.
Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was
the discovery of balance between light and dark.
- Stephen Gardiner

If I were not French I would choose to be -
Scotch.
- Wilfrid Laurier

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

Nearly all Italian officers speak French.
- Hugh Dalton


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