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Otto von Bismarck Quotes

Otto von Bismarck Quotes:

Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
Otto von Bismarck
Government, Laws, Sausages

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
Otto von Bismarck
War, Lie, Election

Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Otto von Bismarck
War, Eyes, Soldier

There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America.
Otto von Bismarck
Children, America, Idiots

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
Otto von Bismarck
Great, Decisions, Blood

Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.
Otto von Bismarck
War, Rules, Polite

Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.
Otto von Bismarck
Politics, Until, Denied

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn’t the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
Means, Practice, Says

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Otto von Bismarck
Truth, Fool, Tell

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
Otto von Bismarck
Politics, Good, Secret

The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
Otto von Bismarck
History, Main

Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong: it is a geographical expression.
Otto von Bismarck
Wrong, Expression, Europe

With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
Otto von Bismarck
Gentleman, Half, Fraud

All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
Otto von Bismarck
Great, Struggle, Between

A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
Otto von Bismarck
Calling, Journalist, Mistaken

Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto von Bismarck
Art, Politics, Possible

To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
Otto von Bismarck
Respect, Making, Watch

A statesman… must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
Otto von Bismarck
God, Wait, Until

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
Otto von Bismarck
Fear, Hearts, Appeal

A government must not waiver once it has chosen it’s course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
Otto von Bismarck
Government, Forward, Once

No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
Otto von Bismarck
Christian, Worth, Seeking

When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
Mean, Practice, Principle

I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring.
Otto von Bismarck
Three, Seen, Sight

Politics is the art of the next best.
Otto von Bismarck
Art, Politics, Best

Politics is not an exact science.
Otto von Bismarck
Politics, Science, Exact

Politics ruins the character.
Otto von Bismarck
Politics, Character, Ruins

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