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Charles De Gaulle

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (French: [?a?l d? ?ol]; 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general, resistant, writer and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the 18th President of France, until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to influence French politics.

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Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than ...

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The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.

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Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.

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Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been readin ...

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Belgium is a country invented by the British to annoy the French.

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A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.

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Men can have friends, statesmen cannot.

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Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.

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Don't think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. The cemeteries of the world are full of indi ...

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How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?

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You'll live. Only the best get killed.

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Old age is a shipwreck.

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The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.

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Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.

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“For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.”

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