Top 616 France Quotes

Words matter. These are the best France Quotes from famous people such as Lytton Strachey, Parker Harris, Dimitri Payet, Anthony Martial, Francois Hollande, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Though, with the ascendancy of Louis, the political pow

Though, with the ascendancy of Louis, the political power of the nobles finally came to an end, France remained, in the whole complexion of her social life, completely aristocratic.
Lytton Strachey
I took a detour to France in my senior year in high school. So that’s part of what ended up sending me, actually, to Middlebury because I went to school with people who were more from the Northeast.
Parker Harris
The level here in England is much higher than in France.
Dimitri Payet
It’s true that the atmosphere here is quite different from the one in France. People live and breathe football here, and that’s what I like. Every footballer wants to play in the Premier League.
Anthony Martial
The extremists wanted to divide France; it came together.
Francois Hollande
I don’t think I am a great. I think I’ve done nothing. I’ve done nothing in soccer. I’ve won leagues, but I haven’t won the Champions League, the World Cup, the Euro. Winning the Euro in France, that wouldn’t be bad.
Paul Pogba
I try to come to Asia twice a year. I also go to Europe – to London as well as to France to see my family – four or five times a year.
Daniel Boulud
France is a fantastic country. It’s between the Anglo-Saxon and Latin cultures. We have some of the Anglo-Saxon rigor, and some of the Latin quirkiness.
Xavier Niel
I can’t move back to England. My home is in France now. I’d love to but I can’t. My family’s all there now.
Kristin Scott Thomas
I am going to fight – I, a socialist and Syndicalist – so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear.
Philip Gibbs
I was a ‘runaway girl’ from France who married an American and moved to New York City. I’m not sure I would have continued as an artist had I remained in Paris because of the family setup.
Louise Bourgeois
I think I was pretty much hated in France. The French press ignored me. There was a movement when the children of celebrities faced strong animosity.
Lou Doillon
I will protect and defend France’s vital interests. I will protect and defend Europe.
Emmanuel Macron
I live in Dublin, God knows why. There are greatly more congenial places I could have settled in – Italy, France, Manhattan – but I like the climate here, and Irish light seems to be essential for me and for my writing.
John Banville
The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world.
Jenny Shipley
I am a peasant from the Auvergne. I want to keep my farm, and I want to keep France. Nothing else matters now.
Pierre Laval
I think in France, for example, we can say whatever we want about the French, but going out and dining is more about the intellectual moment to share with the people you dine with than trying to figure out what the chef did with that little piece of salmon or lobster and all that.
Daniel Boulud
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect.
James Broughton
My first flight was to Majorca as a 17-year-old and I went to Seattle to visit a friend after that. But the first time I really ventured out abroad to Canada and Japan as well as to Europe, to France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands, was to promote my first album.
Corinne Bailey Rae
France is my home.
Gael Monfils
I read many riveting escape-and-evade accounts of airmen and of the Resistance networks organized to hide them and then send them on grueling treks across the Pyrenees to safety. But it was the people I met in France and Belgium who made the period come alive for me. They had lived it.
Bobbie Ann Mason
At my dinner parties, I like to serve cheese after the main course because you still have red wine in the glass, and it goes very well with the cheese. And that is what they do in France, and I think they set a good example.
Mary Berry
I think it’s a thing in France, and I think you see it a little bit in Spain with Atletico: the countries and the cities just absolutely love their football. It’s not because they’re just marketing geniuses; it’s because they’ve made it simple.
Lucy Bronze
When I was younger, I could never have imagined that me at 24 would have already won a league in Portugal, a league in France, a league in England, and playing for the national team.
Bernardo Silva
When I got to France I realized I didn’t know very much about food at all. I’d never had a real cake. I’d had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn’t have anything like that in it – it’s all egg power.
Julia Child
I studied history at university, so I’m always quite fascinated by the Second World War and France. That’s one of my interests.
Ruth Wilson
I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South, I do love southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love southern cooking.
Clarence Clemons
Foucault was the one person I met in France that I could talk to. He was a mensch. You know whether you agree with him or not because you know what he is saying.
Leslie Fiedler
There is a Western world. There is America. There is Great Britain and Germany and France and Russia and China and other nations. I doubt that there is one country amongst those I mentioned which has a desire to see Iran, with its fundamentalist, Islamic, extremist government, possessing nuclear weapons.
Ehud Olmert
Godard is incredibly brilliant, the things he says. Apparently here in France, the most interesting thing when a new film of his is going to come out are his press conferences, because he’s so brilliant.
Brian De Palma
France will be on the front line in the fight against terrorism.
Emmanuel Macron
When I was a kid, my mum had a lot of Dumas books in th

When I was a kid, my mum had a lot of Dumas books in the house, and she’s from France originally. My mother had one particular Dumas book that was a family heirloom – this old, beat-up 1938 edition of ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ in French. She came to America after losing her parents in World War II as a little kid.
Tom Reiss
In 2008, I moved to Lyon, one of France’s top clubs. I had some very strong team mates, and I proved to be at their level. I began training very hard and always respecting my coach’s advice.
Miralem Pjanic
Polemical debates happen all the time in France.
Michel Houellebecq
France is, for me, the country of happiness.
Max von Sydow
The euro ceases to exist the moment that France leaves.
Marine Le Pen
I’m from a little town from the south tip of France, to be able to play in Coachella and meet other artists from all over the world and to connect with people that I love from my hometown is something amazing.
Quality of life is very important in France. I have many friends who turned down promotions and more money because it would affect their quality of life as a couple or a mother.
Mireille Guiliano
Louisiana commenced her existence as a state under a code of laws differing from all the other states which were founded on the common law, in that its code, a new one, was founded mainly on the Civil Law and the Code Napoleon of France.
Samuel Freeman Miller
I think you get better at staring into space. Especially living in the South of France.
Adrian Lyne
Floral emblems have been often adopted. The houses of York and Lancaster had their roses, the Bourbons of France, the fleur-de-lis, Scotland her thistle, and Ireland her shamrock.
Dorothea Dix
Pam has always been my glamorous big sister – 13 years older than I. She played on the women’s circuit for nine years and came home to tell me stories of France, Japan.
Tracy Austin
My father, Prince Aly Khan, and mother divorced when I was only 3. I used to spend summers with him in the South of France.
Yasmin Aga Khan
If George W. Bush is elected president, I’m leaving for France.
Robert Altman
I truly do believe that history teaches that weakness arouses evil, and whether it be the horrific attack in France, the inspired attacks here in the United States, the instability in Turkey that led to a coup.
Mike Pence
France has always succeeded because it is part of the world.
Emmanuel Macron
It’s really a drag to sit around when you’re old, and think, ‘Ah, gee, I never went to France.’ Go to France. Life is very short; you’ve got to pack it all in there.
Grace Slick
My husband is Australian, and my family is scattered around the U.K. and France mostly, but we try to get a big group together for the holidays.
Darcey Bussell
Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven.
Keren Ann
The United Nations will be at the heart of our international activities. France will assume its full responsibilities at the Security Council by putting its status at the service of peace, respect for human rights and development.
Francois Hollande
Financial globalisation and Islamist globalisation are helping each other out. Those two ideologies want to bring France to its knees.
Marine Le Pen
When I arrived in France, I cried every day. Not because I was in France – I could have been anywhere – but because I was so far, far away from my parents. I missed them so much.
Didier Drogba
I think France should be free, independent, and be the cultural heart of the world because those play a balance in the world.
Marine Le Pen
Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect.
Francois Hollande
I consider that France does not have to submit to the calendar of the United States, so I want France to leave the integrated command of NATO.
Marine Le Pen
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Napoleon Bonaparte