My fate is to be President of the Republic – or leader of the opposition.
When I first arrived at the Matignon, my desire was to reconcile Parliament and De Gaulle. I had forgotten only two things. Parliament and De Gaulle.
He imitated me so well that I couldn’t stand myself any longer.
The most dangerous thing about student riots is that adults take them seriously.
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.