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French Victory Sayings By Leo Tolstoy: A battle is won by the side that is absolutely determined to win. Why did A battle is won by the side that is absolutely determined to win. Why did we lose the battle of Austerlitz? Our casualties were about the same as those of the French, but we had told ourselves early in the day that the battle was lost, so it was lost. — Leo Tolstoy
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French Victory Sayings By Victor De Laveleye: I am proposing to you as a rallying emblem the letter V, because V is I am proposing to you as a rallying emblem the letter V, because V is the first letter of the words 'Victoire' in French, and 'Vrijheid' in Flemish ... the Victory which will give us back our freedom, the Victory of our good friends the English. Their word for Victory also begins with V. As you see, things fit all round. — Victor De Laveleye
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French Victory Sayings By Diana Janney: Nana's French knickers were surely a symbol of liberty and abandonment, worn only by women Nana's French knickers were surely a symbol of liberty and abandonment, worn only by women who didn't care for conventional frills or superficial nametags. Those french knickers were flags blowing in the wind, like a statement of victory. — Diana Janney
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French Victory Sayings By Gary Zukav: The challenge to each human is creation. Will you create with reverence, or with neglect? The challenge to each human is creation. Will you create with reverence, or with neglect? — Gary Zukav
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French Victory Sayings By Kurt Vonnegut: My nose, thank god, had conked out by then. Noses are merciful that way. They My nose, thank god, had conked out by then. Noses are merciful that way. They will report that something smells awful. If the owner of a nose stays around anyway, the nose concludes that the smell isn't so bad after all. It shuts itself off, deferring to superior wisdom. — Kurt Vonnegut
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French Victory Sayings By Claire North: In 1789 the French rebelled and found an emperor. The Americans found their freedom from In 1789 the French rebelled and found an emperor. The Americans found their freedom from the British and enslaved the Africans. The Arab Spring bloomed and the military and the jihadists seized power. The internet gave us all the power of speech, and what did we discover? That victory goes to he who shouts the loudest, and that reason does not sell. — Claire North
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French Victory Sayings By Joseph J. Ellis: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, the acknowledged architect of the British victory in the French William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, the acknowledged architect of the British victory in the French and Indian War, rose to condemn the decision to militarize the conflict. He recommended the withdrawal from Boston of all British troops, who could only serve as incendiaries for a provocative incident that triggered a war. — Joseph J. Ellis
French Victory Sayings By Barbara Kingsolver: But this boy in a French or British factory, standing in his leather overall welding But this boy in a French or British factory, standing in his leather overall welding the casing on a metal bomb; what can he see? That thing will fly through the air, fall hundreds of miles away, and kill boys in leather overalls in a German factory. the reports will roar victory or defeat, and boys will never know how alike their lives have been. — Barbara Kingsolver
French Victory Sayings By Martina Hingis: I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open, I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open, three points away from the victory. — Martina Hingis
French Victory Sayings By Kevin Sampsell: I've heard a lot of great success stories from writers - how so many of I've heard a lot of great success stories from writers - how so many of them struggled to get where they are and how persistence pays off. I learned that some writers are good at doing readings and some are not so good at it. — Kevin Sampsell
French Victory Sayings By Jon Spaihts: You don't control whether your movies get made. You can't. All you can control is You don't control whether your movies get made. You can't. All you can control is whether your draft is great. So, you write your great draft, as best as you can, and then move on to the next thing. — Jon Spaihts
French Victory Sayings By Philip Gibbs: It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle. — Philip Gibbs
French Victory Sayings By Dizzy Dean: Me and Paul (Dean) will probably win forty games (they won forty-nine). Me and Paul (Dean) will probably win forty games (they won forty-nine). — Dizzy Dean
French Victory Sayings By Tom Reiss: The Republic can count on me to battle its enemies ... Offensive war suits the The Republic can count on me to battle its enemies ... Offensive war suits the passionate character of the French, but it is the responsibility of the man in charge of leading them to prepare with caution and wisdom everything that leads to victory. — Tom Reiss
French Victory Sayings By Victor Hugo: Ninety-three was the war of Europe against France, and of France against Paris. And what Ninety-three was the war of Europe against France, and of France against Paris. And what was the Revolution? It was the victory of France over Europe, and of Paris over France. Hence the immensity of that terrible moment?, '93, greater than all the rest of the century — Victor Hugo
French Victory Sayings By Donald Spoto: However we assess the relief of the siege of Orleans and the subsequent successes in However we assess the relief of the siege of Orleans and the subsequent successes in the Loire Valley, the military proficiency of the French shocked the English to the point that French victory now seemed almost inevitable. If the English had learned that the French had new materiel or a brilliant new commander, they might have been able to devise counter procedures. But they had underestimated everything, from the loyalty evoked by Joan's leadership at Orleans to the fresh resolve of the men who knew her. In a way she also stood for something like a principle of minimal violence, for although she was always exposed to injury and indeed sustained serious wounds, she never personally harmed an enemy solider. The events of the late spring and early summer of 1929 engendered a new collective spirit among the French. — Donald Spoto
French Victory Sayings By Dexter Palmer: There were hints and intimations of the shape of things to come. There were hints and intimations of the shape of things to come. — Dexter Palmer
French Victory Sayings By Henry Walter Bates: The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents. — Henry Walter Bates
French Victory Sayings By Patti Smith: We never threw a record together. Each record was done really seriously, as if our We never threw a record together. Each record was done really seriously, as if our life depended on it. — Patti Smith
French Victory Sayings By Adolf Hitler: The sin against blood and race is the hereditary sin in this world and it The sin against blood and race is the hereditary sin in this world and it brings disaster on every nation that commits it. — Adolf Hitler
French Victory Sayings By Diana Gabaldon: During his time with the French army, years before, one of the sergeants had explained During his time with the French army, years before, one of the sergeants had explained to the younger mercenaries the trick of falling asleep the night before a battle. Make yourself comfortable, examine your conscience, and make a good Act of Contrition. Father Hugo says that in time of war, even if there is no priest to shrive you, your sins can be forgiven this way. Since you cannot commit sins while asleep
not even you, Simenon!
you will awake in a state of grace, ready to fall on the bastards. And with nothing to look forward to but victory or heaven
how can you be afraid. — Diana Gabaldon
French Victory Sayings By Napoleon Bonaparte: The most terrible of all my battles was the one before Moscow. The French showed The most terrible of all my battles was the one before Moscow. The French showed themselves to be worthy of victory, but the Russians showed themselves worthy of being invincible. — Napoleon Bonaparte
French Victory Sayings By Ellis Howell: You will always make the most profit from 20% of your goods and services. These You will always make the most profit from 20% of your goods and services. These goods and services will be purchased by the top 20% of your clients or customers. This principle doesn't fail, and you can extrapolate that throughout all areas of your business and profit-making, and you will find the same. — Ellis Howell
French Victory Sayings By Peter Benchley: I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet. I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet. — Peter Benchley