A theif in Paris planned to steal some paintings from the Louvre museum. After careful planning, he managed to get past security, stole the paintings and made it safely to his van. However, he was captured only two blocks away when his van ran out of fuel. When the coppers asked how he managed to mastermind such a crime, then make such an obvious error, the thief replied. "Monsieur, that is the reason I stole the paintings. I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh. " Yes it was someone else's joke, but had De Gaulle to post it, figure I had nothing Toulouse.