France Related Quotes



At my home in the southwest of France, I grow oak, hazel, and lemon trees in my backyard.

Alain Ducasse


England understands good Chinese, Japanese and Indian cuisine; in France, we just get French.

Eva Green


When France was the only reference for chefs to learn, you could go everywhere in the world, and they would copy dishes directly because they didn't have much expanded imagination or technique or knowledge.

Daniel Boulud


“At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.”

Karen Armstrong


Ethiopia always has a special place in my imagination and the prospect of visiting Ethiopia attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England, and America combined. I felt I would be visiting my own genesis, unearthing the roots of what made me an African.

Nelson Mandela


My first collection was made from sheets that my grandmother, who lived in Normandy, had been collecting for a long time. There are a lot of flea markets in that part of France, and she knew what I liked.

Olivier Theyskens


Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone, after France had fallen and before America entered the War.

Eamon De Valera


An old sergeant said, if you want to get to France in a hurry, then join the ambulance service, the French are big for ambulance service.

Frank Buckles


Being able to find a compromise is about being brave and serving France.

Nicolas Sarkozy


As I have said many times before, I was among the first people to experience the German Occupation of France during the Second World War. I was 7-13 years old during the War and did not really internalise its significance.

Paul Virilio