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'An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.'


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'Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.'


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


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


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


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'The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.'


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'Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.'


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'Politics is not an exact science.'


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'Politics is the art of the next best.'


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'Politics ruins the character.'


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'Politics is the art of the possible.'


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'To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.'


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'Politics is not an exact science.'


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


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'People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.'


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


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'Be polite write diplomatically even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.'

 

 

 

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