I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge. Charles de Gaull
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt. Charles de Gaull
One does not arrest Voltaire. Charles de Gaull
Old age is a shipwreck.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself.
You'll live. Only the best get killed.
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt. Charles de Ga
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. Charles de Gaull
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
I am a man who belongs to no-one and who belongs to everyone.
The evolution toward Communism is inevitable.
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
I am not bad, thank you. But don't worry, one of these days I shall certainly die.
No, I'm not talking about the Russians; I mean the Germans. In spite of everything, to have pushed so far!
The graveyards are full of indispensable men. Charles de Gaull
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last. Charles de Ga
Long live free Quebec!
You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless. Charles de Ga
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
I myself have become a Gaullist only little by little.
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance. Charles de Ga
Difficulty attracts the characterful man, for it is by grasping it that he fulfils himself.
The leader is always alone before bad fates.