The hated French king Louie XV said: apres moi le deluge. Hosni Mubarak says, "If I resign today, there will be chaos."
Ain't even original; it was more elegant in French though equally untrue.
Tiresome really, were it not for the memory of me flopping down on a Louie XV chair at Minnie Osmena's Park Avenue residence a long time ago. Or was it Louie XIV?