How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only...
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much...
I have come to the conclusions that politics are too serious a matter to be...
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
Old age is a shipwreck.
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only...
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Every Frenchman wants to enjoy one or more privileges; that's the way he shows his...
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
You'll live. Only the best get killed.
We are not here to laugh.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
The national task that had been incumbent upon me for 18 years is hereby confirmed.
The completely untravelled person will view all foreigners as the savage regards the members of...
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are...
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...