Charles De Gaulle Quotes

There can be no power without mystery. There must always be a ‘something’ which others cannot altogether fathom, which puzzles them, stirs them, and rivets their attention… Nothing more enhances authority than silence. It is the crowning virtue of the strong, the refuge of the weak, the modesty of the proud, the pride of the […]

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.

In politics it is necessary either to betray one’s country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.

How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over 200 variety of cheeses?

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.

The power to say “no” is much bigger than the power to say “yes”.

No nation has friends only interests.

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.

Dictatorship is a great adventure… which crumbles in misery and blood.