Quotations About / On: PARIS

Quotations About / On: PARIS
Jean Cocteau
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Paris is a mighty schoolmaster, a grand enlightener of the provincial intellect.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin]
Outside of Paris, there is no hope for the cultured.
Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
Paris: a city of pleasures and amusements where four-fifths of the people die of grief.
Honoré De Balzac
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
Howard Koch
We'll always have Paris.
Friedrich Nietzsche
As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.
Thomas Appleton
Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris.
Charles Dickens
Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine.
C. Wright Mills
America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
Horace Walpole
If Paris lived now, and preferred beauty to power and riches, it would not be called his Judgment, but his Want of Judgment.
Oscar De La Renta
If you want to establish an international presence you can't do so from New York. You need the consecration of Paris.
Honoré De Balzac
Suicide , moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
Philip Guedalla
I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
Samuel Beckett
Love, that is all I asked, a little love, daily, twice daily, fifty years of twice daily love like a Paris horse-butcher's regular, what normal woman wants affection?
Albert Camus
[Paris] is dirty. It has pigeons and black yards. The people have white skin.
Mae West
I'd like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do.
Jeanine Basinger
... in the movies Paris is designed as a backdrop for only three things—love, fashion shows, and revolution.
Fred Allen
The American arrives in Paris with a few French phrases he has culled from a conversational guide or picked up from a friend who owns a beret.
Thomas Jefferson
I am savage enough to prefer the woods, the wilds, and the independence of Monticello, to all the brilliant pleasures of this gay capital [Paris].

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