I have promised the Tunisian people that the French army will go, If I fail, I will be swept away.
Bourguiba warning the French-it will mean war.
How many times, have I had to seat women whom I received at audiences next to me, rather than facing me, in order to avoid general embarrassment? Nothing should compel us to suffer such trials. It puts the nerves of men and the modesty of women to a severe test.
You are wrong. The state and its existence are essential before everything else. All this preoccupation with liberty is not serious.
When a house is on fire, the neighbors' duty is to put it out
Bourguiba on Gamal Abdel Nasser- not aware of the danger of Communism. Once the Iron Curtain drops, there is no escape.
I hate colonialism, not the French.
Bourguiba on Ramadan's effect on Tunisiastagnation, weakness and decadence
We have the proof that our disagreement with the U.A.R. is more than a simple misunderstanding.