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Russia Quotes

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I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

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We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I told him that my own opinion was that the time now
and the method now to deal with Russia was to keep
our mouths shut and let our actions speak for words.
- Henry L. Stimson

Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away
from what we promised Britain.
So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real
way in the recovery of Russia.
- W. Averell Harriman

 

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory.
The Jews will come from everywhere: from France,
from Russia, from America, from Yemen...
Their faith is their passport.
- David Ben-Gurion

If women can be railroad workers in Russia,
why can't they fly in space?
- Valentina Tereshkova

You have no right to criticise Russia over Chechnya.
- Boris Yeltsin

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We loved being in Russia and would love to go back again,
especially to visit my namesake.
- Eric Roberts

My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation.
- Arthur Rock

Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia
do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor,
the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
- Emily Greene Balch

Russia contains one fourth of the inhabitants of all Europe,
and one half of the entire number of Israelites.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

With Connery, he does act.
He is in complete command.
He completely trusts the person first,
then the instrument.
I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia.
- F. Murray Abraham

My mother would take groups of students to different
countries and always brought us along,
so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia,
China, Nicaragua and several other countries.
- Eliza Dushku

I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia.
I played their game, pretending.
You have to deal with, you know, party people,
KGB.
Horrifying.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Probably Romania and China and Russia.
I think they're all working really hard to beat us right now.
- Carly Patterson

I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia,
Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway.
I had to be everywhere.
- Adolf Galland

Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes,
a second copy of the United States or England -
where liberal value have deep historic roots.
- Vladimir Putin

The poor peasant here hives under conditions quite
different from those of Russia.
Though often terrible, they are not as appalling as they were there.
- Herman Gorter

My father's father came from Russia;
my mother came from Romania.
- Herbie Mann

If was, increased by a lack of railways in Russia -
for bringing up supplies to our advancing troops.
- Gerd von Rundstedt

Russia is the only place where men and women can be free.
- James Larkin

In Russia we only had two TV channels.
Channel One was propaganda.
Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you:
Turn back at once to Channel One.
- Yakov Smirnoff

We welcome, we welcome this good cooperation between Russia and NATO.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

My favorite album would have to be Rocket To Russia.
I feel this album has the most classic Ramones songs.
- Johnny Ramone

Russia knows of the vulnerability of her frontiers
in this part of the world.
- Aly Khan

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes.
It involves Russia.
- Woody Allen

It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia,
that if you do not provide your society with a new religion,
it will gradually revert to the old one.
- Herbert Read

Moreover, the accomplishment of Russia's aims has been
greatly simplified by the fact that we have heretofore
offered the world no practical antidote for the Russian poison.
- James Forrestal

I still call myself a communist, because communism
is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity
is what the churches make of it.
- Pete Seeger

All the real things in Russia are done in the villages.
- Ernest Poole

Prospects of normalizing our relations with Russia look good.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

The true reason of Ms.
Rice's attack against Russia is very simple.
Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Russia also declared its independence.
This was approved by the Supreme Soviet,
and you know and remember that there was the Declaration
on the Independence of Russia.
- Boris Yeltsin

I didn't choose Russia but Russia chose me.
I had been fascinated from an early age by the culture,
the language, the literature and the history to the place.
- Helen Dunmore

Russia needs a strong state power and must have it.
But I am not calling for totalitarianism.
- Vladimir Putin

International terrorism is throwing down a challenge,
and not just to Russia.
- Boris Yeltsin

Bill Gates finds people in Russia to hire them to Microsoft.
That's the Russian interest in this process.
- Anatoly Chubais

For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog,
while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Russia is a part of European culture.
Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.
- Vladimir Putin

Today's Russia is not to be compared with the Soviet Union of back then.
- Angela Merkel

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
- Winston Churchill

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

The fact is that Americans were sent to Russia that have not been returned.
- Bo Gritz

Well, we are very glad that Russia is so close with NATO.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

Russia should support globalization.
The Internet can develop in Russia in a very speedy way.
- Anatoly Chubais

There remains, however, the hope, at least in Russia,
that, as sometimes happens in history,
the memory of lost alternatives will one day inspire efforts to regain them.
- Stephen Cohen

Europe has united, China is growing speedily and Russia
possesses immense power in terms of fuel resources.
The US administration cannot do anything about it.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Let's start fresh with Russia on some real help and some real reform.
- Jeffrey Sachs

As for myself, I was never against Russia.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

At the time of the Revolution, dogs howled day and night all over Russia.
- Andrei Platonov

Russia, France, Germany and China.
They revere their writers.
America is still a frontier country that almost shudders
at the idea of creative expression.
- James A. Michener

Russia is Germany's most important neighbor in the East,
and it will remain so.
- Helmut Kohl

Of course, the outcome of the war would not have been changed.
The war was lost perhaps, when it was started.
At least it was lost in the winter of '42,
in Russia.
- Adolf Galland

I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris,
for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused,
so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
- Harry Houdini

This is a very important relationship we have with Russia,
the relationship over the nuclear arsenal that they
have obviously is important.
They're a very powerful country.
- Warren Christopher

Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of
landed property to be divided,
large estates, crown lands, government land,
and the estates held by the monasteries.
- Herman Gorter

That was the era when we might have destroyed Russia
completely and not even skinned our elbows doing it.
- Curtis Lemay

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

Knowing what I knew about Russia, as much as I loved
the music and was fascinated by the songs and the whole idea of it,
I knew it would be a very lengthy and frustrating process.
- Marc Almond

I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France,
Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.
- James Monroe

Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central
Europe while we have the industrial portions.
We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball.
- Henry L. Stimson

We have an interest in excellent relations because
we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia.
We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework.
- Joschka Fischer

If Russia rises, it means that the USA falls down.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower
reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous
counter-attacks against our Eastern Front.
- Hjalmar Schacht

In the same proportion Russia is the misfortune of
Europe and the Israelites.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

The real political life in Russia unfortunately is
not in the parliament but on the streets and in the media.
- Garry Kasparov

We have to still develop the Ikea group.
We need many billions of Swiss francs to take on China or Russia.
- Ingvar Kamprad

Russia's biggest problem is organized crime and its
leaders are influenced by the Russian mafia.
But it's not right to call it a Russian mafia,
it's a Jewish mafia.
- David Duke

In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Everybody calls everybody a spy, secretly,
in Russia, and everybody is under surveillance.
You never feel safe.
- Agnes Smedley

The kind of capitalism I hate most is crony capitalism,
the friends who decide.
These are things which should be killed in Russia.
- Anatoly Chubais


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