Charles de Gaulle

1890 - 1970

A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on greatness and journey

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on country

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How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle

When I want to know what France thinks, I ask myself.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on power, silence, and weapons

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on military and people

I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Métro.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on politicians, politics, and seriousness

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on country

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

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

Source: 1958

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on order and politicians

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

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on belief and politicians

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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