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Top 45 Quotes About Frenchmen

#1. Do you know how many Frenchmen it takes to defend Paris ? It's not known, it's never been tried. - Author: Roy Blunt
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#2. We are first among the nations in per capita giving: it would take three Frenchmen, seven Germans, or fourteen Italians to equal the charitable donations of one American. - Author: Parker J. Palmer
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#3. The Frenchmen tried to explain that sexual intercourse between males was taboo (despite anything the Brits might have told them about French sailors), - Author: Stephen Clarke
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#4. It may be because Southerners are very much like Frenchmen in that they must talk; and not only must they talk, but they must express their opinions. - Author: James Weldon Johnson
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#5. It is difficult to admonish Frenchmen. Their habit of mind is unfavorable to preachment. - Author: Agnes Repplier
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#6. 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. - Author: Leslie Caron
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#7. Do not let us despair of the cause of liberty: it is still dear to the hearts of Frenchmen, and we shall one day have the felicity of seeing it established in our beloved country. - Author: Marquis De Lafayette
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#8. He had one illusion - France; and one disillusion - mankind, including Frenchmen. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#9. He'd have to keep a careful watch on her once the polemen came ashore. These free-spirited Frenchmen, whom he liked well enough, became absolute devils when drunk, their antics so spectacularly sinful they made his most hardened soldiers blush. - Author: Laura Frantz
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#10. Boys torment each other when there's nothing else to do and no Frenchmen to fight. - Author: Christian Cameron
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#11. For all of us Frenchmen, the guiding rule of our epoch is to be faithful to France. - Author: Charles De Gaulle
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#12. My partner is a Frenchman, so I have got to smell right. - Author: Halle Berry
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#13. France is France and a grand place for Frenchman. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#14. Frenchmen tend to be alike, because they are all soldiers; Prussians because they are all something else, probably policemen; even Americans are all something, though it is not easy to say what it is; it goes with hawk-like eyes and an irrational eagerness. Perhaps it is savages. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#15. Beauty had just squatted under one of the chairs lining the hallway. A small trickle was creeping across the marble floor.
'She's too intelligent to pay mind to me,' Lady Sylvia said blandly. 'All three dogs are French, and they behave just like Frenchmen. Decorative but peevish. - Author: Eloisa James
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#16. Occasionally, merely for the pleasure of being cruel, we put unoffending Frenchmen on the rack with questions framed in the incomprehensible jargon of their native language, and while they writhed, we impaled them, we peppered them, we scarified them, with their own vile verbs and participles. - Author: Mark Twain
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#17. Among Arabs he was a Berber, among Frenchmen an Arab, among his own a nothing, as I'd been a Jew among Arabs, an Egyptian among strangers and now an alien among WASPs, the clueless janitor trying out for the polo team. - Author: Andre Aciman
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#18. No wonder we keep testing positive in their bicycle races. Everyone looks like they're full of testosterone when they're surrounded by Frenchmen. - Author: Argus Hamilton
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#19. Ha!" cried Dr John contemptuously. "Magic! That is chiefly used for killing Frenchmen, is it not? - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#20. The taste of music with the inhabitants of Venus and Jupiter is at a high level, similar to that of Frenchmen or Italians. - Author: Christian Huygens
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#21. Germans, Frenchmen and Englishmen can say of themselves: "I am the state." I cannot say that. In Russia only the people in the Kremlin can say that. All other citizens are nothing more than human material with which they can do all kinds of things. - Author: Vladimir Sorokin
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#22. Frenchmen drink wine just like we used to drink water before Prohibition. - Author: Ring Lardner Jr.
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#23. Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#24. If addressing a single woman, use "Bonjour, mademoiselle." When I asked a Frenchman how one might discern the difference, he told me to use mademoiselle to address women who haven't had sex yet. I don't know how one can tell, but he assured me that Frenchmen can. - Author: Anonymous
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#25. I repeat, whether we be Italians or Frenchmen, misery concerns us all. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#26. In France everything is a matter for jest. People make quips about the scaffold, about Napoleon's defeat on the banks of The Beresina, and about the barricades of our revolutions. So, at the assizes of the Last Judgment, there will always be a Frenchmen to crack a joke. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#27. Frenchman: Germans with good food. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
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#28. 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. - Author: Meriwether Lewis
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#29. dreamers--which the English call splash; Arabian poets gasgachau; and which we Frenchmen, who would be poets, can only translate by a paraphrase--the noise of water falling into water. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#30. This (Paris,France) wouldn't be a bad place, but it's full of Frenchmen. - Author: Bobby Heenan
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#31. Only one sort of man is worse than an Italian when it comes to their appetite for women."
"Oh? And what is that?"
"A Frenchmen. - Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren
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#32. Though it may be hard to believe today, the Eiffel Tower was initially met with derision by many Frenchmen, some of whom compared it to the Tower of Babel and complained that the "useless and monstrous" structure would obscure treasures such as Notre Dame. - Author: Charles River Editors
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#33. Of women, the most we can say, not being Frenchmen, is that they are burrowing animals. - Author: Lawrence Durrell
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#34. I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely. - Author: Josephine Baker
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#35. Ah, genre. A word only a Frenchman could love. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#36. The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#37. Frenchmen are like gunpowder, each by itself smutty and contemptible, but mass them together and they are terrible indeed! - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#38. By 1929, one out of every five Americans had a car (as opposed to one out of thirty-seven Englishmen, one out of forty Frenchmen, and one out of forty-eight Germans). - Author: Maureen Corrigan
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#39. Close with a Frenchman, but out-maneuver a Russian. - Author: Horatio Nelson
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#40. Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had done their duty. - Author: Ernst Toller
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#41. In Flaubert's eyes, that only entirely illiterate and uneducated Frenchmen now stood a chance of being able to think properly: - Author: Alain De Botton
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#42. Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. - Author: Moliere
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#43. Only thing worse than a Frenchman is a Frenchman who lives in Canada - Author: Ted Nugent
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#44. Now, there is no such thing as 'man' in this world. In my life I have seen Frenchmen, Italians, Russians, and so on. I even know, thanks to Montesquieu, that one can be Persian. But as for man, I declare I've never encountered him. - Author: Joseph De Maistre
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#45. An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards. - Author: Austin O'Malley
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