"Old age is a shipwreck."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Charles de Gaulle on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Charles de Gaulle on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Charles de Gaulle on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Charles de Gaulle on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Charles de Gaulle on Robert Frost
"Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone."
"You'll live. Only the best get killed."
"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."
"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?"