Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue...
You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is...
No nation has friends only interests.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people...
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much...
Old age is a shipwreck.
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only...
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you...
Nothing that costs only a dollar is not worth having
Ready money works great cures.