"The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Charles de Gaulle on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Charles de Gaulle on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Charles de Gaulle on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Charles de Gaulle on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Charles de Gaulle on Booker T. Washington
"Old age is a shipwreck."
"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."