When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to heal, so that you can skin them again.
Revolutions are not made for export.
He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste.
The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect the essential sovereignty of nations, large and small.
The press is our chief ideological weapon.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you.
We say the name of God, but that is only habit.
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.
But life is a great school. It thrashes and bangs and teaches you.
All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.
Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically opposing views get together and shake hands, the contradictions between our systems will simply melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?
I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you!
If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it!
In a fight you don't stop to choose your cudgels.
He was a crystal of morality among our scientists.
Don't you have a machine that puts food into the mouth and pushes it down?
What the scientists have in their briefcases is terrifying.
What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?
If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder.
I once said, 'We will bury you', and I got into trouble with it. Of course we will not bury you with a shovel. Your own working class will bury you.
Even now we feel that Stalin was devoted to Communism, he was a Marxist, this cannot and should not be denied.
If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.
Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything.
Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
When it comes to combating imperialism we are all Stalinists.