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Georges Pompidou
(1911-1974) born on
Jul 05
French statesman, bank director, teacher. He was premier of the Fifth French Republic from 1962 to 1968 and president from 1969 until his death.
The most dangerous thing about student riots is that adults take them seriously.

The rest of the world cannot be expected to regulate its life by a clock which is always slow.
There are three way of courting ruin -- women, gambling, and calling in technicians.
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.
A statesman is a politician who places himself at the service of the nation. A politician is a statesman who places the nation at his service.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Life," 20 Feb 70
R: On US dollar as a "basic monetary yardstick ... that constantly loses value as a result of purely internal politics," Washington "Post," 26 May 71
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Sunday Telegraph," 26 May 1968.
K: The Observer," 'Sayings of the Year', 30 Dec 1973

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