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The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.

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Have the French for friends, but not for neighbors.

Have the French for friends, but not for neighbors.

by Nicephorus Found in: France Quotes,
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Gay, sprightly, land of mirth and social ease
Pleased with thyself, whom all the world can please.

Gay, sprightly, land of mirth and social ease
Pleased with thyself, whom all the world can please.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: France Quotes,
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A nation of monkeys with the throat of parrots.
[Fr., Une natione de singes a larynx de parroquets.]

A nation of monkeys with the throat of parrots.
[Fr., Une natione de singes a larynx de parroquets.]

by Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes Found in: France Quotes,
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Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion.

Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion.

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France is an absolute monarchy, tempered by ballads.
[Fr., La France est une monarchie absolue, temperee par des
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France is an absolute monarchy, tempered by ballads.
[Fr., La France est une monarchie absolue, temperee par des
chansons.]

by Unknown Found in: France Quotes,
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Yet, who can help loving the land that has taught us
Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs?

Yet, who can help loving the land that has taught us
Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs?

by Thomas Moore Found in: France Quotes,
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I hate the French because they are all slaves and wear wooden
shoes.

I hate the French because they are all slaves and wear wooden
shoes.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: France Quotes,
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Ye sons of France, awake to glory!
Hark! Hark! what myriads bid you rise!
Your children, wives, read more

Ye sons of France, awake to glory!
Hark! Hark! what myriads bid you rise!
Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary,
Behold their tears and hear their cries!

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