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Charles de Gaulle

Quote of Charles de Gaulle - Greatness is a road leading towards...

Biography - Charles de Gaulle:

French army officer and statesman.
Born: 1890 - Died: 1970
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.




La grandeur est un chemin vers quelque chose qu'on ne connaît pas.

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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.

Quotes for: way


Quotes for: way

If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.

Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.

One never goes so far as when one no longer knows where one is going.

Each man must invent his own path.

The way up and down is one and the same.

Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.


Quotes for: greatness

The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.

Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.

The price of greatness is responsibility.


Quotes for: the unknown

People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want.

Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.

Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.


Charles de Gaulle also said...

A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.

Character is the virtue of hard times.

At the root of our civilization, there is the freedom of each person of thought, of belief, of opinion, of work, of leisure.

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