The union is much more than me, and when you think the union is you and it’s not about who you represent, I think you’ve sort of lost your morals and focus and the purpose of your leadership.
It is probably true that I would not have had as many children or mothers in my books without being a mother with children. It is definitely true that I would not have written about the Civil War without having a little guy who was obsessed with it.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken unanimously.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
I was too much of a victim of the model I created. I tried Change to Win and helping Obama, and then I just ran out of Andy Stern ideas.
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.