I always thought I was Jeanne d'Arc and Bonaparte. How little one knows oneself.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
France has lost the battle but she has not lost the war.
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only...
China is a big country with a lot of chinese people living there
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken...
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's...
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then.
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot...
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people...
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue...