Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot...
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think...
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only...
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
I was France.
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
Never relinquish the initiative.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...
We are not here to laugh.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
France cannot be France without greatness.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
You'll live. Only the best get killed.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon...
Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.