Old age is a shipwreck.
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.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken unanimously.
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?
As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?