Never relinquish the initiative.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro.
I was France.
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.