Quotes about Paris.

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The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
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As a young man, I went to Paris and soaked up many hours of film knowledge from Robert Hakim in my efforts to become a producer.
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After the French Revolution, the world money power shifted from Paris to London. For three generations, the British maintained an old-fashioned colonial empire, as well as a modern empire based on London's primacy in the money markets.
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I don't even know how people read new fiction anymore because there's so much old fiction that exists that seems great that's unread. It's overwhelming to me. But, I mean, I do read. But there probably haven't been many people less literate than me that have been in 'The Paris Review.'
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The people follow what the media say. So if you said that Bruno Dumont is fantastic, it follows that more people would go to see my films. I have no wish to remain on the sidelines. I have no wish to make films that are only seen by bohemians in London and Paris.
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Valentino made my day suit for the wedding of Paloma Picasso in Paris.
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In 1919, at the Paris Peace Conference, Japan had put forward a proposal to guarantee racial equality at the League of Nations, but Woodrow Wilson overturned it in the face of majority support.
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When we played Paris, the English punks would come over, and they got to know the French punks. There was some nice scenes in the back alleys.
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I lived in Paris when I was 20 and 21, and actually knew people that worked for the government there, that talked about terrorism in the country 20 years ago.
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I was incredibly lucky that my first book found a large and loyal readership. It changed my life - from being a very withdrawn adult to living in Paris as a full-time writer. It has also given me enormous confidence.
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In Boston, I developed my eye from the drawing. In Paris, I was fascinated by what my eye saw in the way that Paris is built, its 'measure.'
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If you want to establish an international presence you can't do so from New York. You need the consecration of Paris.
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Paris is one of my favorite cities, but Paris during Fashion Week is everything!
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In the winter of 1973, the American POWs held captive in Vietnam were released according to the terms of the Paris Peace Accords.
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The nice thing about publishing later in life is that you already know who you are. You don't have to hang out with the 'Paris Review' crowd to try to make yourself feel like a legitimate writer.
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Today we're dealing with metropolitan Shanghai, metropolitan New Delhi or Paris. If we're competing at that level, our diversity, that richness of people coming from so many different backgrounds, is one of our greatest advantages.
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I knew I'd have to go to Paris eventually, and I didn't want to be the provincial kid who just turns up and says, 'I want to act.'
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I wasn't captivated by the romance of Paris or London. I love visiting, but I'd rather be in L.A.
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I was going to be the best failed novelist in Paris. That was certainly not the worst thing in the world that one could be.
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Stationery is addictive. I get mine made in Paris at Benetton, and writing on it gives me a strange thrill.
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The real force of Silicon Valley is the mentality, the spirit. There's no reason at all that can't be replicated in Paris.
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Paris is always a good idea.
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Paris is where my family are, but it's not really home now because I have dear friends in London and dear friends in New York.
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America is my country and Paris is my hometown.
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'The Paris Review' was always the pinnacle: it was the place to be published. You were thrilled if you were published in 'The Paris Review,' and George Plimpton himself was practically mythical. He was a legendary figure.

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