Quotation Explorer - 'Charles De Gaulle'

How do you govern a country which has 246 different kinds of cheese? - Charles De Gaulle
How can one conceive of a one party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheese. - Charles de Gaulle
The graveyards are full of indispensable men. - Charles de Gaulle
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. - Charles de Gaulle
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese? - Charles de Gaulle
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. - Charles de Gaulle
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. - Charles de Gaulle
We may go to the moon, but that's not very far. The greatest distance we have to cover still lies within us. - Charles de Gaulle
Deliberation is the function of the many; action is the function of one. - Charles de Gaulle
France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war - Charles de Gaulle
Soyons fermes, purs et fidèles ; au bout de nos peines, il y a la plus grande gloire du monde, celle des hommes qui n'ont pas cédé. [Let us be firm, pure and faithful; at the end of our sorrow, there is the greatest glory of the world, that of the men who did not give in.] - Charles de Gaulle
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. - Charles de Gaulle
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so. - Charles de Gaulle
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities. - Charles de Gaulle
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant. - Charles De Gaulle
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word. - Charles De Gaulle
To govern is always to choose among disadvantages. - Charles de Gaulle
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