How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over two hundred varieties of cheese?
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
I always thought I was Jeanne d'Arc and Bonaparte. How little one knows oneself.
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own...
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
Never relinquish the initiative.
When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
One does not arrest Voltaire.
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
We are not here to laugh.
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
You'll live. Only the best get killed.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men's...
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of...