Charles de Gaulle

1890 - 1970

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 country

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China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on weather

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Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle

It will not be any European statesman who will unite Europe: Europe will be united by the Chinese.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on glory

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

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on country and friendship

A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on men

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The graveyards are full of indispensable men.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on love, patriotism, and people

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

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle

What do you take me for, an idiot?

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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