I dont think it is true - as some commentators suggest - that France is going through an identity crisis, but there is an element of that.
France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.
What will not luxury taste? Earth, sea, and air, Are daily ransack'd for the bill of fare. Blood stuffed in skins is British Christians' food, And France
robs marshes of the croaking brood.
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse -- as a LUXURY befitting a young man.
In America, only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what a writer is.
King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
France is doing everything it can, but the problem is that it is impossible to stop Bush from pursuing his logic of war to the end.
France regrets a decision which nothing justifies today and which could have heavy consequences for the region and for the world.
France has a very important relationship with Germany. But that does not mean that we agree about everything or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything.
Clearly, for France in her present position, intelligence consists of practicing a policy of entente with Germany in order to survive.
France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
France is the most civilized country in the world and doesnt care who knows it.
If they make a choice, they need to choose France before Europe and Europe before elsewhere in the world.
France was a long despotism tempered by epigrams.
France is divorced from the modern world of the 21st century.
France is clearly going to defend French troops and French citizens that are under attack.
Most people forget the region of France especially is very similar with arid climate as Arizona and they're beautiful in our environment.
France needs to find something that makes it stand out. It's not enough for it to do almost as well as its neighbors.
France is an absolute monarchy, tempered by ballads.
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.
France had neither winter nor summer nor morals - apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.
In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
The loss of the battle of Waterloo was the salvation of France.