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The hardest cross I have to bear is the Cross of Lorraine.
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This remark referring to Charles de Gaulle was actually made by General Louis Spears, Churchill's envoy to France.
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Film producer Alexander Korda asked Churchill in 1948 if he had made the remark, he replied
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No, I didn't say it; but I'm sorry I didn't, because it was quite witty ... and so true!
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Quoted in Nigel Rees, Sayings of the Century page 105.

 
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