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Charles de Gaulle

Quote of Charles de Gaulle - A man of character finds a...

Biography - Charles de Gaulle:

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

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.



(French, German)

La difficulté attire l'homme de caractère, car c'est en l'étreignant qu'il se réalise lui-même.

Schwierigkeiten ziehen den Mann mit Charakter an, denn indem er sie anpackt, verwirklicht er sich selbst.

See also 

See also...

Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.

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.

Quotes for: difficulty


Quotes for: difficulty

Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.

One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

To the stars through difficulty.


Quotes for: character

One thing is needful. - To "give style" to one's character.

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.

Character is the virtue of hard times.

A man of wit is lost, if to his wit he does not join energy of character. If you have the lantern of Diogenes, you must also have his cudgel.

Action is character.


Charles de Gaulle also said...

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.

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.

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