Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Charles de Gaulle
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.
Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the Greatness of a road leading towards the unknown.