When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.
Quote by Charles De Gaulle
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
We are not here to laugh.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only...
Old age is a shipwreck.
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue...
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own...
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's...
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my...
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in...
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
France cannot be France without greatness.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people...
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to...