What matters to me is to find rational solutions for those that are facing difficulties so that France preserves jobs and its ability to innovate.
The state has an offensive and defensive role to play as promoter of industrial policies, as regulator and as shareholder.
I kept trying, proposing, pushing... If you want to succeed, you cannot leave work half done, and unfortunately, many things were left half done. The choice was made not to launch a second wave of economic reforms that I was proposing.
I'm a child of provincial France.
When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.
I think when people have pudding and jobs, they vote for you.
We can't fix the real problems if we only cauterize and don't treat the roots of evil.
We have to reconcile Europeans with Europe.
If I were to reason like those who roll out red carpets, I would say we might have some repatriations from the City of London.
We need to go faster on structural reforms in France.
I push reforms. I tell the truth to people, even when it's tough for the country.
I am not just a liberal movement. I come from the progressive Left. I am trying to refresh and counter the system.
The refugee crisis is a challenge for the whole of Europe, and Europe - it's a very fair point to say it's not just a security issue. It's also an economic issue.
If I was British, I would vote resolutely 'remain' because it's in the U.K.'s interest.
The status quo leads to self-destruction.
We need to restore democracy and sovereignty in Europe.
The only way governments or would-be governments respond to ills these days is by seeking to lower the temperature... and that tends to mean public spending.
We have to provide more visibility, more certainty to the investors and reduce the cost of failure.
In a common project, we can bring together well-meaning people from the Left and the Right.
My responsibility will be to unite all the women and men ready to take on the tremendous challenges which are waiting for us, and to act.