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While I am alive, not a hair on Jewish heads will be touched.
You are wrong. The state and its existence are essential before everything else. All this preoccupation with liberty is not serious.
On Gamal Abdel Nasser:
Not aware of the danger of Communism. Once the Iron Curtain drops, there is no escape.
On people who patronized the Zéro de Conduite (Zero for Conduct), nightclub:] Practice a shameful exhibitionism in morbid and degrading dances.
At the moment of a revolution there is no question of setting up a democracy like that in America. If they accuse me of dictatorship, I accept. I am creating a nation. Liberty must be suppressed until the end of the war in Algeria—until the nation becomes homogeneous.
I have promised the Tunisian people that the French army will go, If I fail, I will be swept away.
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You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to.
Robert H. Schuller
August 3, 1903
April 6, 2000
Habib Bourguiba was a Tunisian statesman who served as the first President of Tunisia from 1957 to 1987.
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