47 Total Quotes

Nikita Khrushchev Quotes

What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically opposing views get together and shake hands, the contradictions between our systems will simply melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it!
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes
Nikita Khrushchev
#Economy

Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Nature #Russian Statesman

He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Funny #Russian Statesman

In a fight you don't stop to choose your cudgels.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

I once said, "We will bury you," and I got into trouble with it. Of course we will not bury you with a shovel. Your own working class will bury you.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Revolutions are not made for export.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman #Bombs

When it comes to combating imperialism we are all Stalinists.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

We say the name of God, but that is only habit.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

The press is our chief ideological weapon.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

I'll step on your corns any time I want.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

If anyone believes that our smiles involve abandonment of the teaching of Marx, Engels and Lenin he deceives himself. Those who wait for that must wait until a shrimp learns to whistle.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Teaching

But life is a great school. It thrashes and bangs and teaches you.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman #Paradise

They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

He was a crystal of morality among our scientists.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

Don't you have a machine that puts food into the mouth and pushes it down?
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman #Food

I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.
Nikita Khrushchev
#Russian Statesman