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When the railways of France, Germany and India were
by Gordon Sinclair

When the railways of France, Germany and India were
breaking down through age,
it was the Americans who rebuilt them.
- Gordon Sinclair

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

You talk about scandals and the Americans put theirs
right in the store window for everyone to look at.
- Gordon Sinclair

You talk about Japanese technocracy and you get radios.
- Gordon Sinclair

 

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

Can you name me even one time when someone else raced
to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was
outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake.
- Gordon Sinclair

So far this spring, 59 American communities have been flattened by tornadoes.
Nobody has helped.
- Gordon Sinclair

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I can name to you 5,000 times when the Americans raced
to the help of other people in trouble.
- Gordon Sinclair

Today, the rich bottom land of the Misssissippi is
under water and no foreign land has sent a dollar to help.
- Gordon Sinclair

You talk about American technocracy and you find men on the moon,
not once, but several times...
and safely home again.
- Gordon Sinclair

Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent,
Britain and Italy, were lifted out of the debris of
war by the Americans who poured in billions of dollars
and forgave other billions in debts.
- Gordon Sinclair

As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers,
I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze.
Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did.
- Gordon Sinclair

When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956,
it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward
was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris.
I was there.
I saw it.
- Gordon Sinclair

Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded.
They are here on our streets, most of them...
unless they are breaking Canadian laws ..
are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here.
- Gordon Sinclair

People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens,
and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.
- John Betjeman

My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail,
but always catch it by its horns.
And I have used that lesson in everything in my life,
including the Railways.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Engineer Corps is charged with all construction,
including light railways and roads.
- Kelly Miller

If God had intended us to fly he would have given us railways.
- Michael Flanders

If was, increased by a lack of railways in Russia -
for bringing up supplies to our advancing troops.
- Gerd von Rundstedt

There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in
embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering
devices to oblige them to be ugly.
Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
- H. G. Wells

Why should I tell you where I am going to get funds
from? If I were to do that then all the vested interests would get alerted.
You must be aware that railways are full of such elements
and my fight is against them.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

We were also able to do a great deal of work to improve highways,
airports and airways, waterways, and railways,
all of which are important and have provided a better
quality of life and economic development opportunities for my constituents.
- Nick Lampson

The construction of extensive railways,
however, and particularly the consolidation of small,
experimental lines into large systems,
dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California.
- John Moody

As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant
of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed,
we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

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

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

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

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

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 a neurologist, a woman over at Harvard who
wanted me to come talk to them,
and in France I have a lot of readers in the sciences.
I can't tell you why.
- Jim Harrison

It is only the poor who pay cash,
and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
- Anatole France

Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany,
the Frenchmen France; they had done their duty.
- Ernst Toller

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

I defy anyone - and I have said this to the Germans -
to build a solid,
articulated, and viable Europe without France's consent.
- Pierre Laval

I am working as public relations director for the Tour
de France and maintaining my farm.
- Bernard Hinault

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

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

My son loves the Hotel du Cap, in the south of France.
- Diane von Furstenberg

France, famed in all great arts, in none supreme.
- Matthew Arnold

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

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory.
The Jews will come from everywhere: from France,
from Russia, from America, from Yemen...
Their faith is their passport.
- David Ben-Gurion

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

If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.
- Robert Altman

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

For years I have been going to the South of France to cool out.
- Suzanne Somers

When I want to know what France thinks,
I ask myself.
- Charles de Gaulle

Far less envy in America than in France,
and far less wit.
- Stendhal

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

But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France,
I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the
plain truths contained in these pages.
- Edmond About

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

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

France generates a significant part of its energy requirements
from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record.
We build ours all differently.
- Wilson Greatbatch

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

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

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

In France, I learned about wine and cheese.
- Walter Wager

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

A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books,
and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France.
- Philip Gibbs

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

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

France and Italy have not yet signed this treaty or
agreed to naval limitation as between those nations,
but I have confidence that in time they will do so.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Now, I had been drawing all this time -
especially in France of course -
so,
when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do
a cover for one of the books he published.
- Dick Bruna

I like Ireland because it means I'm near France.
- Harry Harrison

I cannot resign myself to the decline of Europe,
and of France.
- Jacques Delors

I have an intense dislike for artificial society.
In France, one could lead a free life -
to do what one wanted to do without interference or
criticism from one's neighbors.
- Robert W. Service

I was signed when I was 19 years old,
in 1980.
I went to Germany and France.
Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow

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

Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone,
after France had fallen and before America entered the War.
- Eamon de Valera

In art as in love, instinct is enough.
- Anatole France


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