Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
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 are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
The national task that had been incumbent upon me for 18 years is hereby confirmed.
I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you...
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
France cannot be France without greatness.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
I always thought I was Jeanne d'Arc and Bonaparte. How little one knows oneself.
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
The greatest man in history was the poorest