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Otto Von Bismarck Quotes

(1815-1898), Prussian Statesman, Prime Minister

With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.

Category: Behavior

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

Category: Force

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

Category: Government

The main thing is to make history, not to write it.

Category: History And Historians

A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.

Category: Journalism And Journalists

Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.

Category: Law And Lawyers

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

Category: Negotiation

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

Category: Nudity

Politics is the art of the next best.

Category: Politicians And Politics

Politics is not an exact science.

Category: Politicians And Politics

Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.

Category: Speech

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

Category: Truth

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

Category: War