French authors

Author (number of quotes)Description
A
Abelard, Pierre (1)French philosopher, theologian, logician
Apollinaire, Guillaume (1)French author, poet, criticist
B
Bachelard, Gaston (2)French philosopher
Barthes, Roland (1)French literary theorist, philosopher, critic
Barzun, Jacques (1)French-born American historian
Baudelaire, Charles (3)French poet
Beauvoir, Simone de (2)French author and philosopher
Belloc, Hilaire (1)French-born English poet
Bergson, Henri (1)French philosopher
Bernard, Claude (1)French physiologist
Bonaparte, Napoleon (6)French military and political leader
Boutroux, Pierre (1)French mathematician
Braque, Georges (1)French painter and sculptor
C
Camus, Albert (17)French author, philosopher
Carrel, Alexis (1)French surgeon and biologist
Chamfort, Nicolas (3)French author
Chanel, Coco (6)French fashion designer
Cocteau, Jean (4)French poet, author, painter, actor, composer and director
Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle (1)French author
Curie, Marie (1)Polish-born French physicist
D
Descartes, René (4)French philosopher, mathematician
Diderot, Denis (3)French philosopher
Dumas, Alexandre (10)French author
F
France, Anatole (5)French author, poet
G
Gide, André (1)French author
H
Hugo, Victor (16)French poet, writer
J
Joubert, Joseph (5)French moralist and essayist
K
Kundera, Milan (3)Czech-French author, playwright and poet
L
LaGrange, Joseph-Louis (1)Italian-born French mathematician and astronomer
Lamartine, Alphonse de (2)French author and poet
Laplace, Pierre-Simon (1)French mathematician, astronomer
Levi-Strauss, Claude (1)French anthropologist, ethnologist
M
Maurois, Andre (1)French author, historian
Montaigne, Michel de (6)French philosopher
P
Pascal, Blaise (2)French mathematician, physicist
Poincaré, Henri (8)French mathematician, physicist and philosopher
Poisson, Siméon (1)French mathematician
Proust, Marcel (3)French author, criticist
R
Renan, Ernest (1)French philosopher
Renard, Jules (3)French author
Rimbaud, Arthur (1)French poet
Rochefoucauld, Francois de La (2)French author
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (3)French philosopher, author and composer
Roux, Joseph (1)French poet
S
Sagan, Francoise (1)French author
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de (10)French author and pilot
Sand, George (1)French author
Sartre, Jean-Paul (3)French philosopher
T
Truffaut, Francois (1)French director and criticist
V
Verne, Jules (2)French author
Voltaire (14)French author, poet, philosopher
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