François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand, 1916 - 1996
At wreath-laying ceremony at Omaha Beach. Photo by SPC 5 James Cavalier (2 June 1984)
Born: 26 October 1916, Jarnac, France
Died: 8 January 1996, Paris, France
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- A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. permalink
- France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world ... that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history. permalink
- Mere ability is not sufficient to explain great destinies. The last yards are run alone. permalink
- We learn only when it is too late that the marvel is the passing moment. permalink
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