Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken...
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials,...
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have...
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
France cannot be France without greatness.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to...
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's...
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We...