"It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Charles de Gaulle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Charles de Gaulle on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Charles de Gaulle on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Charles de Gaulle on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Charles de Gaulle on Helen Keller
"Old age is a shipwreck."
"Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone."
"You'll live. Only the best get killed."
"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."
"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?"