There have been many definitions of hell, but for the English the best definition is that it is the place where the Germans are the police, the Swedish are the comedians, the Italians are the defense force, Frenchmen dig the roads, the Belgians are the pop singers, the Spanish run the railways, the Turks cook the food, the Irish are the waiters, the Greeks run the government, and the common language is Dutch.
My general impression isthat Englishmen act better than Frenchmen, and Frenchwomen better than Englishwomen.(Enoch) Arnold Bennett
Sir Roger made several reflections on the greatness of the British Nation; as, that one Englishman could beat three Frenchmen; that we could never be in danger of Popery so long as we took care of our fleet; that the Thames was the noblest river in Europe...with many other honest prejudices which naturally cleave to the heart of a true Englishman.joseph addison
He had one illusion France; and one disillusion mankind, including Frenchmen, and his colleagues not least.john maynard keynes
The words of the great French anthem rang out over the town square, sung for the first time by liberated Frenchmen in the free capital of Normandy and sung with such a feeling of life and warmth as has not been heard in France for four years.... Paris is the happiest city in the world tonight. All Paris is dancing in the streets.
I thought upon one pair of English legs Did march three Frenchmen.william shakespeare
I thought, upon one pair of English legs Did march three Frenchmen.
He had one illusion — France; and one disillusion — mankind, including Frenchmen.Georges Clemenceau