The national task that had been incumbent upon me for 18 years is hereby confirmed.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be...
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 - I didn't have television then.
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
No nation has friends only interests
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We...
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution....
France cannot be France without greatness.
I might have had trouble saving France in 1946-I didn't have television then.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the...
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only...