Charles de Gaulle — French Leader born on November 22, 1890, died on November 09, 1970

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.