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Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil.
There is only one cure for gray hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.
P. G. Wodehouse
Treat every Frenchman as if he was the devil himself.
The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.
Alexis de Tocqueville
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
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.
Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it.
'Captain America' I love, and that would be great, but c'mon, a Frenchman doing 'Captain America?' They would burn my passport.
Accents are very sexy. American girls who speak French are very attractive to a Frenchman. Anything exotic or different is attractive.
Or a White Englishman would rather smash a White Frenchman than a Jew! Crazy!
But I don't think of myself as a foreigner or a Frenchman! I just think of myself as a director.
I am unusual for a Frenchman - I have absolutely nothing against the United States.
If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman... because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French.
Charles de Secondat
I am the most un-French Frenchman you will ever meet.
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