Lord Chesterfield

A gentleman is a man who can play the trumpet but doesn't.

Edward Arlington Robinson

Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.

Charles de Gaulle

How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese?

France: Who can help loving the land that has taught us 685 ways to dress an egg?

The French Michelin bomb destroys only restaurants under four stars.

Boulliabaisse is only good because cooked by the French, who, if they cared to try, could produce an excellent and nutritious substitute out of cigar stumps and empty matchboxes.

Clifton Fadiman

Cheese: milk's leap forward to immortality.

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it.

Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on you so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.


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