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1. "There was a French singer, Francoise Hardy - I used to look at her pictures and try to dress like her."
Author: Carly Simon
2. "Money is like sex,' I said. 'It seems much more important when you don't have any...''You talk like a writer,' said Francois."
Author: Charles Bukowski
3. "Should a writer have a social purpose? Any honest writer is bound to become a critic of the society he lives in, and sometimes, like Mark Twain or Kurt Vonnegut or Leo Tolstoy or Francois Rabelais, a very harsh critic indeed. The others are sycophants, courtiers, servitors, entertainers. Shakespeare was a sychophant; however, he was and is also a very good poet, and so we continue to read him."
Author: Edward Abbey
4. "We can often do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs ~ Francois Fenelon"
Author: François Fénelon
5. "People fear what they do not understand, if they do not understand your greatness, they will fear how great you are- Francois Gabbidon#VisionToVenture"
Author: Francois Gabbidon
6. "I gave myself an objective, to be the second president from Correze and finally to be the successor to Francois Mitterrand."
Author: Francois Hollande
7. "Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.Francois de La Rochefoucauld"
Author: Gabriela Popa
8. "She didn't want the medi-techs. She wanted a fucking candy bar. [...] She reached down [...] and chose a Galaxy bar [...] "I'm going home." "You didn't pay for that," Francois shouted after her. "Fuck you, Frank," she shouted back and kept going."
Author: J.D. Robb
9. "I think Ingmar Bergman, Francoise Truffaut - all these people created images in my mind, beautiful pictures, I loved what was known at that time as the foreign film."
Author: Jackie DeShannon
10. "How else would you be able to talk, kitten-cat, if you were not thinking, hmmm?' said George to his charge.But it was Francois...who answered:...'Ah oui...but there are a lot of two-legs [people] who do not think very much at all but who always seem to do most of the talking.'" (p124)"
Author: Jem Vanston
11. "But Maastricht was not the end of history. It was a first step towards a Europe of growth, of employment, a social Europe. That was the vision of Francois Mitterrand. We are far from that now."
Author: Laurent Fabius
12. "Francois Hollande is the president of the republic, he must be respected. I want to wish him good luck in the midst of these tests."
Author: Nicolas Sarkozy
13. "My perception of life is not to ask Francois Hollande, who isn't the father of my children, to support me financially."
Author: Valerie Trierweiler
14. "Principal courtyard, which was very large, with walks encircling it under arcades in the old Florentine fashion, and gardens planted with magnificent trees. In the dining-room, a long and superb gallery which was situated on the ground-floor and opened on the gardens, M. Henri Puget had entertained in state, on July 29, 1714, My Lords Charles Brulart de Genlis, archbishop; Prince d'Embrun; Antoine de Mesgrigny, the capuchin, Bishop of Grasse; Philippe de Vendome, Grand Prior of France, Abbe of Saint Honore de Lerins; Francois de Berton de Crillon, bishop, Baron de Vence; Cesar de Sabran de Forcalquier, bishop, Seignor of Glandeve; and Jean Soanen, Priest of the Oratory, preacher in ordinary to the king, bishop, Seignor of Senez. The portraits of these seven reverend personages decorated this apartment; and this memorable date, the 29th of July, 1714, was there engraved in letters of gold on a table of white marble."
Author: Victor Hugo
15. "In 1815, M. Charles-Francois-Bienvenu Myriel was Bishop of D—— He was an old man of about seventy-five years of age; he had occupied the see of D—— since 1806."
Author: Victor Hugo

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