Georges Clemenceau, French Leader ( September 28, 1841 - November 24, 1929 )

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In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.~Georges Clemenceau

Man Thinking You

A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed - I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.~Georges Clemenceau

Life Man Know

War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.~Georges Clemenceau

War Men Military

America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.~Georges Clemenceau

History America Nation

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.~Georges Clemenceau

Experience Know Thirty

I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.~Georges Clemenceau

War Peace Know

Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more.~Georges Clemenceau

Yourself Free Doing

A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.~Georges Clemenceau

Single Land Collective

War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.~Georges Clemenceau

War Victory Results

A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action. You must act as you breathe.~Georges Clemenceau

Man Believe Acting

It is far easier to make war than peace.~Georges Clemenceau

War Peace Far

My home policy: I wage war; my foreign policy: I wage war. All the time I wage war.~Georges Clemenceau

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