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You can take a school like the University of Colorado,
with a selective admission standard.
It has a better caliber student going in,
so you ought to have a better caliber coming out.
- Roy Romer

People of small caliber are always carping.
They are bent on showing their own superiority,
their knowledge or prowess or good breeding.
- Van Wyck Brooks

When you keep the caliber of musicians very high in the band,
people are going to come and go.
Some of them will be people who have to try various things,
it's natural.
- Kathy Mattea

Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes
that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.
- Carl Levin

 

A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily,
thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge.
- Marvin Bower

Writing of that caliber spoils you for any other kind of writing for awhile.
But that's probably good.
- Mercedes Ruehl

The breeding programs for the bulls have improved significantly.
The bulls are at a much higher caliber.
- Chris LeDoux

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Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank.
I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds.
We shoot a helicopter out of the sky.
That's the only fight I'm in.
- Anthony Anderson

In any restaurant of this caliber, the chefs are in the same position,
building relationships.
- Thomas Keller

The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year.
Interest in college football was exploding,
and there was this new game called basketball.
- John Thorn

Long time no see.
I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved.
- Kevin Smith

The British were keen for 30 caliber guns,
did not believe in daylight bombing.
American experts said 30 caliber was not enough;
we had to have 50 caliber,
also said daylight bombing was right provided the planes attacked in formation,
with 50 caliber guns.
- Stuart Symington

That's a problem.
I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization,
we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth.
And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower
disclosures of a very high caliber,
but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information.
- Julian Assange

I've been to a number of places and seen for myself
the caliber of people who are in the Navy today -
in all the services for that matter.
This is an altogether different bunch.
These people of today are really bright,
young, good people.
- Ernest Borgnine

I did a film which was considered an independent movie
with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence,
and that's the type of film I was willing to take a
chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
- Morris Chestnut

I don't think I'm a great singer myself.
I'm all right.
I've worked with different writers, different producers...
I've just been blessed with the caliber of people I've been able to work with.
- Melanie Chisholm

The French were generous in giving us assistance in
corps and army artillery,
with its personnel, and we were confident from the
start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers.
- Kelly Miller

French fries.
I love them.
Some people are chocolate and sweets people.
I love French fries.
That and caviar.
- Cameron Diaz

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising,
and I smoke.
But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog.
That's all.
- Eva Green

I wish that I spoke more languages.
I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself.
French is really the only one, and it's a difficult thing.
- Jodie Foster

Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto
to any great extent in the orchestra.
- Gerry Mulligan

I eat a cheeseburger with French fries almost every day.
- Cameron Diaz

They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom
and any American could understand that.
- Audie Murphy

We were a family who had come from nothing and now
we had respect from French people of all sorts.
- Zinedine Zidane

I am the most un-French Frenchman you will ever meet.
- Jean-Marie Messier

Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent.
They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.
- Alan Jay Lerner

The French revolution taught us the rights of man.
- Thomas Sankara

This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art.
It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the
civil wars following the French Revolution.
- Edvard Munch

I've always thought of absurdism as a French fad I'd like to belong to.
- Robert Sheckley

The United States, for a French citizen,
is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe,
along with most Europeans, our freedom.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

There's always something fishy about the French.
- Noel Coward

The amateur is very rare in French literature -
as rare as he is common in our own.
- Lytton Strachey

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American,
courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
- Katharine Hepburn

If it's not American, the French won't go see it.
- Norman Spinrad

I had art as a major, along with English,
French and History.
I had dance, modern dance.
In English I was allowed to write my own poetry,
which I eventually got published.
- Sally Kirkland

When the French nation gradually came into existence
among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul,
a new language was at the same time slowly evolved.
- Lytton Strachey

If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss
before I announced my own film,
I would have dropped my subject.
If someone else starts after me, what am I to do?
- Ajay Devgan

As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity
the real trouble of the French began.
They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
- Harry Johnston

I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I
really want to do is French-kiss her.
- Woody Allen

Only peril can bring the French together.
One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country
that has 265 different kinds of cheese.
- Charles de Gaulle

My first public impression was my French teacher,
Derek Swift.
- Rory Bremner

I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet,
french horn, piano.
- Norman Wisdom

It was always said that the big distinction between
the French and the English is that the English are
intelligent and the French are intellectual.
- Kenneth Baker

I especially love French, Italian and Japanese cuisines.
- Eva Herzigova

Oh, I'm not English, I cannot talk on behalf of an English person.
I'm French.
I can say about French.
They are quite emotional, though, and they talk about their emotions.
- Sophie Marceau

For me, it was kind of like going into the military or something.
And anybody - any male - who has ever worked in a French
kitchen knows what I am talking about when I say that.
- Alton Brown

I may be French, but I'm playing for Arsenal.
- Thierry Henry

The French complain of everything, and always.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

If the French noblesse had been capable of playing
cricket with their peasants,
their chateaux would never have been burnt.
- G. M. Trevelyan

A lie travels round the world while
truth is putting her boots on.
- French Proverb
(also attributed to Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and others)

Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French
in place of a state religion.
- Ambrose Bierce

There is no French town in which the wounds inflicted
on the battle-field are not bleeding.
- Georges Duhamel

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time".
So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
- Steven Wright

France turned a deaf ear to the demands,
but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity
in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
- Wilfred Burchett

I don't think there's a back lot here in Hollywood
anymore that has those streets,
like a French Quarter.
- Glenn Danzig

When I make an American movie it's going to come out
all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for
an Italian film or a French film.
- Monica Bellucci

Most of the Ten Commandments are negative.
The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior.
That concept comes from the French Revolution.
- Randall Terry

French was my first language.
- Bob Cousy

The only way the French are going in is if we tell
them we found truffles in Iraq.
- Dennis Miller

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was
the discovery of balance between light and dark.
- Stephen Gardiner

The United States dollar took another pounding on German,
French and British exchanges this morning,
hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany.
- Gordon Sinclair

I did some artistic nudes when I was I 8 with a French-Canadian
photographer while I was modeling.
They were beautiful shots, and they were not about nudity.
- Lexa Doig

I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'.
Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S.
government showing themselves as idiots.
- Johnny Depp

My dad's an architect and my mom owned a French bakery for twelve years.
- Alison Lohman

I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant
strides in what's called adaptation,
the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces.
- Warren Christopher

French is, in many ways, more difficult for an English-speaking person to sing.
It is so full of complex and trying vowels.
It requires the utmost subtlety.
- Alma Gluck

French architecture always manages to combine the most
magnificent underlying themes of architecture;
like Roman design,
it looks to the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

There's something Vichy about the French.
- Ivor Novello

I am a guest of the French language.
My poems in French are born of my interaction with the French language,
which is not the same as that of a French poet.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

If French is no longer the language of a power,
it can be the language of a counter power.
- Lionel Jospin


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