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Otto von Bismarck Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Government

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

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

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

 

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

Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.
- Otto von Bismarck

A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
- Otto von Bismarck

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The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
- Otto von Bismarck

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

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

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
- Otto von Bismarck

Politics is the art of the next best.
- Otto von Bismarck

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

Politics is not an exact science.
- Otto von Bismarck

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

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

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

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

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

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
- Otto von Bismarck

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

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

Politics ruins the character.
- Otto von Bismarck

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

Happiness is the final and perfect fruit
of obedience to the laws of life.
- Helen Keller

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Whose laws have priority in your life?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature never breaks her own laws.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

I don't like to think of laws
as rules you have to follow,
but more as suggestions.
- George Carlin

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws,
which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As far as the laws of mathematics
refer to reality, they are not certain,
and as far as they are certain,
they do not refer to reality.
- Albert Einstein

The road to freedom lies not through
mysteries or occult performances,
but through the intelligent use
of natural forces and laws.
- Ernest Holmes

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

The more laws, the less justice.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney,
judge, jury, and hangman.
- Luther Burbank

Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws.
I love it when they come to visit now.
They can hold the baby and I can go out.
- Matthew Broderick

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support
for their new works collaborate with the creator.
- Antonio Gaudi

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.
- Isaac Newton
(discoverer of the laws of gravitation and motion,
famous mathematician, and perhaps the greatest scientist ever)

If we spend the time we waste in sighing
for the perfect golden fruit
in fulfilling the conditions of its growth,
happiness will come, must come.
It is guaranteed in the very laws of the universe.
If it involves some chastening and renunciation, well,
the fruit will be all the sweeter for this touch of holiness.
- Helen Keller

If you laid all our laws end to end,
there would be no end.
- Bugs Baer

Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering
laws and applying them with thought.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

Many laws as certainly make bad men,
as bad men make many laws.
- Walter Savage Landor

The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
- Charles de Montesquieu

As freak legislation, the antitrust laws stand alone.
Nobody knows what it is they forbid.
- Isabel Paterson

Every man should have laws of his own,
I should think; commandments of his own,
for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work -
or worry.
- Gilbert Parker

The marketplace can handle this.
The laws are there.
The courts have shown a consistent ability to find
a balance between copyright owners and copyright users.
- Hilary Rosen

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal,
critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners
are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war.
- John Yoo

The fundamental law of the militia is,
that it be created, directed and commanded by the laws,
and ever for the support of the laws.
- John Adams

And the more profoundly the science of biology reveals
the laws of the life and development of living bodies,
the more effective is the science of agronomy.
- Trofim Lysenko

Unfortunately, the reality was that,
for political reasons or whatever,
there was a need to enforce antidiscrimination laws,
or at least there was a perceived need to do that.
- Clarence Thomas

Laws are applied to enemies, but only interpreted as regards friends.
- Giovanni Giolitti

There is nothing which any way pertaineth to the worship
of God left to the determination of human laws.
- George Gillespie

The laws of morals and the laws of music are the same.
- Zoltan Kodaly

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem
to regard the passage of laws as much more important
than the results of their enforcement.
- William Howard Taft

The simplicities of natural laws arise through the
complexities of the language we use for their expression.
- Eugene Wigner

I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws,
but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
- Belva Lockwood


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