Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Old age is a shipwreck.
Category: Age And Aging
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. So we were often angry at each other.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war.
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.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains, they drown in every drop.
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
How can you govern a country with two hundred and forty six varieties of cheese?
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
Category: Nuclear Age