The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
Charles de Gaulle
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?
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
My dear and old country here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.