The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Every Frenchman wants to enjoy one or more privileges; that's the way he shows his...
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own...
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be...
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials,...
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then...
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the...
France has lost the battle but she has not lost the war.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
Old age is a shipwreck.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Silence is more eloquent than words
And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound