As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over two...
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue...
No nation has friends only interests.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be...
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We...
I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you...
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
You'll live. Only the best get killed.
One does not arrest Voltaire.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only...
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. (Proverbs 16:3)
Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the...