"France, after the month of May, will share trust with the current leadership of the United States which, on many subjects, has tended to take useful positions in our view."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Francois Hollande on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Francois Hollande on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Francois Hollande on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Francois Hollande on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Francois Hollande on Golda Meir
"I perfectly understood President Obama's attitude throughout the French presidential campaign. He had no reason to distance himself from Nicolas Sarkozy. It's the basic solidarity that leaders who worked together owe to each other."
"An education program is, by definition, a societal program. Work should be done at school, rather than at home."
"Each country has a soul, and France's soul is equality."
"I want the French people to respect values that allow each individual to practice his or her faith, but in the frame of our common rules of secularism."
"We are near, very near, to an end to the eurozone crisis... The worst - in the sense of the fear of the eurozone breaking up - is over. But the best isn't there yet."