Top 1200 Quotes & Sayings by French Authors

Explore popular quotes by famous French authors.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Multicultural societies are multi-conflict societies. — © Marine Le Pen
Multicultural societies are multi-conflict societies.
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all 'rose.'
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Globalization can be a great opportunity.
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
I'm so lucky to have the opportunity to work with some directors and some actors I wouldn't have dared to think I would work with one day.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. — © Michel de Montaigne
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
It's only that we live in a patriarchal society, and therefore, the word 'feminism' has to be used as a counter to patriarchy. But feminism is about being equal. The word used should be 'equalist,' as it is about all humans being equal and respecting each other for that.
I love being able to pass from a feeling of euphoria to one of calm and serenity.
We need to show character whenever we concede a goal and try to make a comeback.
Unfortunately, injuries are part of the game and you have to adapt, keep faith, trust and never give up.
I want to improve every part of my game.
My words are my sword.
I believe one's relatives are the most important people of all, they form a protective circle around you.
I think I'm both lucky but also unlucky, because sometimes I miss so many matches.
For me, Munich is more than just a second home. I can imagine staying forever.
I know who I am and know what I'm capable of doing.
We need to be behind Man United always when they win or lose.
In tough times, that's when you see true colours and personality.
Playing with light is something that is very important, especially when you want cinematography in your game.
In football, everything is possible, from the moment you work and you believe in your qualities.
I'm there to tailor something very precisely and something very subtly to dialogue and the actor's energy. I'm there to bring out something that isn't spoken. 'King's Speech' is the perfect film to do it.
It's very refreshing to go away and take a break, to clear your head, and just get into something else.
When you have the chance to play for Chelsea, you have to take it.
No one person can change the world, but one and one and one add up.
Well, I don't think I'm a chef. I'm just someone that... I found a way of speaking. It was not a pen. It was not a brush. It was food.
I've learned a lot over the years, but I am an honest person, and when I'm not happy, I can't fake a smile. If there is a problem, you will know straight away because you will see it on my face.
Technology is neutral, but it all depends on the way we use it.
If I see three oranges, I have to juggle. And if I see two towers, I have to walk.
I don't believe in art. I believe in artists. — © Marcel Duchamp
I don't believe in art. I believe in artists.
People pretend to be nice; people pretend to be smooth and polite and everything, but this is only an appearance because the way we're built as human beings is only in paradox and contradictions.
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.
With only one bag, you can change your outfit completely.
Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.
What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.
My favorite thing is when we lift a trophy. Afterward, we can have a picture of us lifting a trophy. And that picture shows a lot of work, a lot of difficulty and a lot of sacrifice together.
There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
I can, therefore I am.
Food is one part of the experience. And it has to be somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the dining experience. But the rest counts as well: The mood, the atmosphere, the music, the feeling, the design, the harmony between what you have on the plate and what surrounds the plate.
Music evokes so many feelings in us, memories, nostalgia, things that are connected to our past. — © Olga Kurylenko
Music evokes so many feelings in us, memories, nostalgia, things that are connected to our past.
A liar is always lavish of oaths.
A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
Sooner or later everything has to come to an end.
Success is no longer about changing strategies more often, but having the agility to execute multiple strategies concurrently. And success requires CEOs to develop the right leadership capabilities, workforce skills, and corporate cultures to support digital transformation.
I am a dreamer. Seriously, I'm living on another planet.
The only thing I find interesting is self-interest.
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
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