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Georges Clemenceau Quotes

(1841-1929), French Statesman

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.

Category: Action

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.

Category: Action

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

Category: America

War is too important a matter to be left to the military.

Category: Army And Navy

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.

Category: Failure

It is far easier to make war than to make peace.

Category: War And Peace

Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.

Category: Wisdom