Charles de Gaulle Quotes


27 Charles de Gaulle quotes:



"Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Caution Quotes
"For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"Every Frenchman wants to enjoy one or more privileges; that's the way he shows his passion for equality"
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Patriotism Quotes
"The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Dogs Quotes Pets Quotes
"In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?"
"Treaties are like roses and young girls -- they last while they last"
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Girls Quotes
"No nation has friends only interests"
"Old age is a shipwreck."
"Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown"
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"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."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone."
"Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"Brave shoemakers, all gentlemen of the gentle craft."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Gentlemen Quotes
"Silence is the ultimate weapon of power."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"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."
"You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines."
Author: Gaulle Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects."



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