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Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything!

Steve Martin, comedian

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

Stephen King, author

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

Steven Wright, comedian

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, actress

First need in the reform of hospital management? That's easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef.

Martin H. Fischer,

Speak in French when you can’t think of the English for a thing-- turn your toes out when you walk--- And remember who you are!

Lewis Carroll, author

As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible.

Mario Batali, celebrity

It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French.

Heinz Guderian, soldier

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

Stendhal, writer

I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic.

Brooke Burke, model

It's just incredible. When you're French, coming from a non-English language country, you don't even dream about Oscar recognition or nominations. It's just beyond the dream. It's something very, very special and unique. It's the highest recognition any filmmaker could dream of.

Michel Hazanavicius, director

For me, at the French Open, if I wasn't playing my match I was glued to CNN watching the events unfold.

Michael Chang, tennis player

But I don't think of myself as a foreigner or a Frenchman! I just think of myself as a director. Whether I'm French or Australian or whatever, it's really not important.

Michel Hazanavicius, director

Sure, I watched a lot of Hollywood movies. Maybe I've seen more Hollywood movies than French movies.

Michel Hazanavicius, director

I actually go to the gym much more now than I did when I was on Buffy. I like to stay fit, because that's when I feel really healthy. But I never worked out for any kind of image. People have said to me, 'Do you starve yourself before photo shoots?' And I always say, 'No way.! That's what airbrushing is for. I had french fries last night.'

Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress

While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos.

Eliot Engel, politician

I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete, utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.

Michelle Obama, first lady

Very often with an American movie, the end is very happy and you just feel good when you go out. When you go to a French movie, it's kind of like, oh!, and you can't go out; you're stuck in your chair. It goes so deeply inside of the heart.

Emmanuelle Beart, actress

I have never had so much fun as in Montreal. I taught the kids French, I baby-sat, I went to school, I was a receptionist at a hairdresser's, I danced and drank all night. I found that the more you do, the more you have time to do... it's weird, non?

Emmanuelle Beart, actress

People have lots of misconceptions about me. My mum, who is half French and half Spanish, gets outraged when I'm called quintessentially English. I owe my looks to my mum-which was 90 percent of getting my first job. And, some people would argue, 90 percent of my entire career.

Helena Bonham Carter, actress

I learned my French through school. I was lucky in that the tutor on 'The Wonder Years' set spoke fluent French.

Danica McKellar, actress

I think the French Open, in many ways, brought out a certain characteristic in me and in my game that was already there. Just the circumstances allowed for it to be able to show.

Michael Chang, tennis player

I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.

Jean-Luc Godard, director

I am fluent in Spanish and I understand French, Italian and Portuguese.

Zoe Saldana, actress

The French people need to have all the facts so they can choose. And I won't be running away from it or hiding from it.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

It's disrespectful to tell the French in the morning that you're going to reduce the debt, in the evening that you're not going to make any savings, and the next morning, after thinking about it, that you're going to spend more.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

What the French want is coherence, stability and justice. If I am in a favorable position today, it's because my fellow citizens want to make the effort to straighten out the country, and at the same time they want it to be just and equitable.

Francois Hollande, president

I am attached to the French language. I will defend the ubiquitous use of French.

Francois Hollande, president

I won't wait until the end of my term to say I made mistakes at the beginning. That's too late. I will try to adopt the proper behaviour, if the French give me the chance, right from the start.

Francois Hollande, president

My dear citizens, fellow citizens, French people, this 6th of May, have just chosen change by bringing me the presidency of the French republic. I feel the honor, which has been given to me and the task, the important task faced beyond - in front of you to serve my country.

Francois Hollande, president

Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent. They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.

Alan Jay Lerner, dramatist

After 10 years of French torture - psychological torture - it's great to do an American movie.

Emmanuelle Beart, actress

You need mystery. You actually do. I think that's what foreign women, French women in particular, are good at. There's still a sense that you need to keep some of the unknown because that's where the soul resides, or something.

Jason Clarke, actor

I love the French horn.

Vanessa Williams, musician

For you, it's a silent movie. For us, it's a talking movie because we had lines on set. There's a lot of noise on set and music. We spoke in English, in French, in gibberish, but it was very alive. The challenge was tap dancing.

Jean Dujardin, actor

The first thing I have to do to erase my French accent is think that it is actually possible, whereas for the moment, I think it's not. I have a lot of work.

Marion Cotillard, actress

I don't know French at all. I took some lessons when I was younger but all I know are the numbers. I've been told basically everyone in Monaco speaks English because of it being a huge vacation spot so I'm excited about that. I might not need to learn French after all.

Freddy Adu, athlete

I want to be adopted by the French. I want to go to live in Paris.

Asia Argento, actress

In movies, there are some things the French do that Americans are increasingly incapable of doing. One is honoring the complexities of youth. It's a quiet, difficult undertaking, requiring subtlety in a filmmaker and perception and patience from us.

Wesley Morris, critic

If I can't find a project that I'm really interested in, I'll just go back to college where I've been studying art history and French. I'm also going to study English and philosophy - the whole curriculum!

Emmy Rossum, actress

By the way, the secret of speaking French is confidence. Whether you are right or wrong, you don't hesitate.

Joseph Epstein, writer

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, leader

Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto to any great extent in the orchestra.

Gerry Mulligan, musician

I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.

Golda Meir, leader

Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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

Lionel Jospin, statesman

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

David Amram, composer

I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom.

Boris Becker, athlete

Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French.

Cyril Cusack, actor

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, author

If it's not American, the French won't go see it.

Norman Spinrad, author

The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal.

Pierre Salinger, public servant

We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title.

Eric Cantona, athlete

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel on the way to Australia when the ship was captured, and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.

Fritz Sauckel, soldier

The word Chivalry is derived from the French cheval, a horse.

Thomas Bulfinch, writer

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

Louise Leakey,

There's something Vichy about the French.

Ivor Novello, musician

French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow.

Lafcadio Hearn,

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

Gavin Bryars, composer

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

Gavin Bryars, composer

After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.

Edward Hopper, artist

A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him.

Edward Sapir, scientist

I moved from New Zealand to Melbourne when I was 17. I'd planned to go to university to study French, but I was offered a contract to write and record an album that was too good to pass up. Looking back now I think that was pretty young but, at the time, I was ready to have an adventure.

Kimbra, musician

They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that.

Audie Murphy, soldier

I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open, three points away from the victory.

Martina Hingis, athlete

It's only because I feel like such a philistine spending all that time in hair and makeup that I started to knit. I used to spend that time studying Italian and French. Then after I had two kids, my brain turned to mush and I took up knitting.

Felicity Huffman, actress

The difference between the extras here and in France is the French extras read books. Actually, they hide the book and pretend that they're acting. Here, you can see everybody wants his break.

Berenice Bejo, actress

These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages.

Edward Sapir, scientist

I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival.

Milos Forman, director

People who share the same language, French or Chinese or whatever, have the same vocal cords and emit sounds which are basically the same, as they come from the same throats and lungs.

Pierre Schaeffer, composer

At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all.

Ernst Toller, playwright

Gradually I became aware of details: a company of French soldiers was marching through the streets of the town. They broke formation, and went in single file along the communication trench leading to the front line. Another group followed them.

Ernst Toller, playwright

Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother?

Ernst Toller, playwright

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, educator

I've always thought of absurdism as a French fad I'd like to belong to.

Robert Sheckley, author

There's no way New Orleans will ever be the city it was. I think it will have half the population. They may create a sort of Disneyland at the French Quarter for tourists. The rest I don't know.

Geraldo Rivera, journalist

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, actress

My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American.

Vivien Leigh, actress

In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too. I even went to meet the French prime minister, and I proposed additional forces... Nobody wanted to send troops.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, public servant

Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.

Ewan McGregor, actor

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

Herb Ritts, photographer

My first public impression was my French teacher, Derek Swift.

Rory Bremner,

French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well.

Edward Sapir, scientist

Over 30 years ago, Airbus was founded by a European consortium of French, German, and later Spanish and British companies to compete in the large commercial aircraft industry with U.S. companies.

Norm Dicks, politician

There is a phrase in French, which means 'to miss.' To pass by. To not be able to stop. You love someone and someone loves you, but it just can't work for different reasons.

Emmanuelle Beart, actress

I committed myself totally, fully, but I didn't succeed in convincing a majority of French... I didn't succeed in making the values we share win.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

I'm ready to become a French person amongst French people, and more than ever I have the love for my country deeply ingrained in my heart.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

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

Glenn Danzig, musician

English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science.

Edward Sapir, scientist

My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years.

Tom Brady, american football player

I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology.

Joely Fisher, actress

The French revolution taught us the rights of man.

Thomas Sankara, politician

It wasn't a new idea. During the war against the French we had this kind of broadcast for the French soldiers.

Hanoi Hannah, celebrity

We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.

David Amram, composer

Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit.

Edward Sapir, scientist

I see by your letter to my father that you are rather afraid the French may invade England.

William John Wills, scientist

Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, writer

I'm going to gather all the French people who want change.

Francois Hollande, president

This is a universal, unique movie, it has potential to cross barriers. But we never thought about that on set, when we were doing the film. We knew that in making a silent movie, we were doing something a little bit under the wire, a bit interdit. It's a pastiche, but for the French taste, you would have thought.

Jean Dujardin, actor

Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions.

Rick Santorum, politician

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