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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2039
AUTHOR: Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970)
QUOTATION: The United States, delighting in her resources, feeling that she no longer had within herself sufficient scope for her energies, wishing to help those who were in misery or bondage the world over, yielded in her turn to that taste for intervention in which the instinct for domination cloaked itself.
ATTRIBUTION: CHARLES DE GAULLE, The War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle, trans. Richard Howard, vol. 2, p. 88 (1959).
SUBJECTS: World domination