Old age is a shipwreck.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
I always thought I was Jeanne d'Arc and Bonaparte. How little one knows oneself.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then...
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken...
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
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 might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own...
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think...
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have...
Never relinquish the initiative.
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's...