Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer...
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We...
No nation has friends only interests
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials,...
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
Never relinquish the initiative.
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
Authority is like soap, the more you use it the less you will have of...
The current state of the news media is partially to blame for the publics general...