More From Francois Hollande
- "I am proud to have been capable of giving people hope again."
- "Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect."
- "My dear citizens, fellow citizens, French people, this 6th of May, have just chosen change by bringing me the presidency of the French republic. I feel the honor, which has been given to me and the task, the important task faced beyond – in front of you to serve my country."
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- "Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear."― William E. Gladstone
- "If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem."― M. H. Abrams
- "A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics."― Peter Jennings