To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials,...
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only...
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much...
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken...
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone
One does not arrest Voltaire.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people...
Every Frenchman wants to enjoy one or more privileges; that's the way he shows his...
China is a big country with a lot of chinese people living there
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution....
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have...
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if...