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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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I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.

I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.

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Adieu, delightful land of France! O my country so dear, which
nourished my infancy!
[Fr., Adieu, plaisant pays read more

Adieu, delightful land of France! O my country so dear, which
nourished my infancy!
[Fr., Adieu, plaisant pays de France!
O, ma patrie
La plus cherie,
Qui a nourrie ma jeune enfance!
Adieu, France--adieu, mes beaux jours.]

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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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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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I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and read more

I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance.

by Arthur Rimbaud Found in: France Quotes,
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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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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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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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