Nicolas Sarkozy Quotes.
I am deeply worried because we are seeing an unleashing of violence by 2,000 to 3,000 thugs who come to smash and loot. My objective is to avoid mistakes by the police, so that people can protest in safety.
I love life too much to be bitter.
A page is turning for me. I won’t be candidate in legislative elections, nor in any elections to come.
I don’t give any gifts to the rich.
The goal is to meet the challenge of racial interbreeding.
Canadians are friends and Quebecers are my family. What France knows deep down is that within this great Canadian people, there is a Quebec nation. I do not see how proving my family, brotherly love for Quebec should be strengthened by defying Canada.
I am not a man of my party. I do not talk only to socialists and union leaders.
What is dangerous is not minarets, but basements and garages that hide clandestine places of worship. Thus we must choose between mosques, where we know that the rules of the republic are respected, and secret places where extremism has been developing for too long,.
Perhaps the mistake I made at the start of my mandate is not understanding the symbolic dimension of the president’s role and not being solemn enough in my acts. A mistake for which I would like to apologise or explain myself and which I will not make again. Now, I know the job.
If living in France bothers some people, they should feel free to leave the country.
To be a young Gaullist is to be a revolutionary!
Nothing is more destructive than the gap between people’s perceptions of their own day-to-day economic well-being and what politicians and statisticians are telling them about the economy
Not to intermarry racially is bad for the survival of the country.
What made America great was her ability to transform her own dream into hope for all mankind.
You won’t hear from me again.
If you come to France and you wear a veil, if you go to one of the administrative buildings, then that’s not acceptable. If you don’t want your wife to be examined by a male doctor, then you’re not welcome here. France is a country that’s open.
It’s disrespectful to tell the French in the morning that you’re going to reduce the debt, in the evening that you’re not going to make any savings, and the next morning, after thinking about it, that you’re going to spend more.
I fought for the values of responsibility, and I’m not a man who does not accept his responsibilities.
Laissez-faire is finished. The all-powerful market that always knows best is finished.
France is the country with the highest taxes in Europe along with Sweden…something of which I am not proud.
Francois Hollande is the president of the republic, he must be respected. I want to wish him good luck in the midst of these tests.
I want to wage war against illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, unfair competition, communitarianism, delinquency.
I’m ready to become a French person amongst French people, and more than ever I have the love for my country deeply ingrained in my heart.
I hope that France – and all of Europe – we would take an initiative for the year 2012 to be the year of peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
With the world in turmoil and doubt, the American people, faithful to the values that have always defined America’s identity, have expressed with force their faith in progress and the future. At a time when we must face huge challenges together, your election has raised enormous hope in France, in Europe and beyond.
I am showing solidarity while being different. Or if you prefer, I am being different while being in solidarity.
You are the eternal France, I love you.
Each time there is a news story, sometimes that gives ideas to people who then turn into criminals.
Europe is not a choice, it is a necessity, but it needs to be rethought, refounded.
In a presidential campaign, you can’t lie. You can’t hide what you are and what you want. You can’t hide what kind of President you’ll be. You can’t keep on talking about nothing indefinitely and committing to nothing, you can’t keep running away from debate, masking the challenges.
We are all hoping that he will recover his legendary vitality as quickly as possible, … Chi-rac! Chi-rac!
France must not be the only country to have a high level of welfare protection and few obligations incumbent on those who receive benefits.
We must defend freedom of expression and if I had to chose, I prefer the excess of caricature over the excess of censure.