There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
Charles De Gaulle Quotes
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer...
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by...
The national task that had been incumbent upon me for 18 years is hereby confirmed.
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then...
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own...
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
Never relinquish the initiative.
I was France.
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot...
Great leaders are pragmatists who can deal with difficult realities but still have the optimism...
The fortitude of any organization depends solely on the quality of its leadership.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow...