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)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
What do you take me for, an idiot?
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other.
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.
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
It will not be any European statesman who will unite Europe: Europe will be united by the Chinese.
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.
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