Georges Pompidou Quotes:- Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (5 July 1911 – 2 April 1974) was Prime Minister of France from 1962 to 1968 the longest tenure in the position’s history and later President of the French Republic from 1969 until his death in 1974.
He had long been a top aide to president Charles de Gaulle. As president, he was a moderate conservative who repaired France’s relationship with the United States and maintained positive relations with the newly independent former colonies in Africa.
Motivational Georges Pompidou Quotes
“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.”-Georges Pompidou
“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.”-Georges Pompidou
“Three things lead to the bankruptcy: women, horse racing and the credibility of the experts.-Georges Pompidou
“The most dangerous thing about student riots is that adults take them seriously.”-Georges Pompidou
“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.”-Georges Pompidou
“He imitated me so well that I couldn’t stand myself any longer.”-Georges Pompidou
“My fate is to be President of the Republic – or leader of the opposition.”-Georges Pompidou