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I was France.
Political thought in France is either nostalgic or Utopian.
The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are.
We always have been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be, detested in France.

English people

The French will only be united under the threat of danger. Nobody can simply bring together a country that has 265 kinds of cheese.
A Frenchman must be always talking, whether he knows anything of the matter or not; an Englishman is content to say nothing when he has nothing to say.
The French are true romantics. They... The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.
The French at heart are monarchists. They like to prostrate themselves in front of the monarch, whom they now call President, and, every seven years or so, they guillotine him.
The French are, as a nation, okay; but most of those who live in Paris, to be fair about it, are pond slime. These people don't just hate the Americans, they hate the British, they despise Arabs, they loathe the Swiss, the Japanese, the Germans—they really hate the Germans, they hate everybody. They hate somebody from the next arrondissement, for pete's sake.