34 Total Quotes

Otto Bismarck Quotes

Otto Bismarck
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
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#Elections

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The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
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#Force

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With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
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#English Philosopher #Fraud

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When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
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#Intention

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A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
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#Journalism And Journalists

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A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success
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#inspirational #Quote of the Day #Design

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There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America.
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#America

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I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring.
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#Nudity

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A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
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#Events

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The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
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#Politics

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Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.
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#Diplomacy

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There is only one greater folly than that of the fool who says in his heart there is no God, and that is the folly of the people that says with its head that it does not know whether there is a God or not
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#Folly

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If there is ever another war in Europe, it will come out of some damned silly thing in the Balkans
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#Germany

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Politics is not an exact science.
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#Politicians And Politics

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When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
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#Truth

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A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
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#Government

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The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
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#History And Historians #History

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Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
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#War

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Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches
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#Law And Lawyers

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Politics is the art of the next best.
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#Politicians And Politics

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Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong: it is a geographical expression
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#Expression

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An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
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#Fear

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Universal suffrage is the government of a house by its nursery
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#Government

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When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
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#Negotiation

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By the 1990s, advertising with celebrities had really taken off,
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#Advertising

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The advertisement still has to be creative. Additionally, the consumer wants to see the celebrity 'on the job', i.e. in a known role or stereotype,
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#Celebrity