The press is our chief ideological weapon.— Nikita Khrushchev
The most gorgeous Nikita Khrushchev quotes that will activate your inner potential
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
I can prophecy that your grandchildren in America will live under socialism -- Our firm conviction is that sooner or later Capitalism will give way to Socialism. Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you.
The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag…The American people will hoist it themselves.
"Freedom" in capitalist countries exists only for those who possess money and who consequently hold power.
The main difference for the history of the world if I had been shot rather than Kennedy is that Onassis probably wouldn't have married Mrs Khrushchev.
The survivors (of a nuclear war) would envy the dead.
Berlin is the testicles of the West, every time I want the West to scream, I squeeze on Berlin.
I worked at a factory owned by Germans, at coal pits owned by Frenchmen, and at a chemical plant owned by Belgians. There I discovered something about capitalists. They are all alike, whatever the nationality. All they wanted from me was the most work for the least money that kept me alive. So I became a communist.
The John Birch Society is Communism's greatest ally.
With its help we will divide and confuse the American people until they have lost faith in their Government, their nation has ceased to be a major world power, and their country is ripe for revolution.
The Americans have surrounded our country with military bases and threatened us with nuclear weapons, and now they will learn just what it feels like to have enemy missiles pointed at you; we'd be doing nothing more than giving them a little of their own medicine.
President Roosevelt proved that a President could serve for life.
Truman proved that anyone could be elected. Eisenhower proved that your country can be run without a President.
If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you.
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
Historians are dangerous and capable of turning everything upside down. They have to be watched.
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?
If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.
America has been in existence for 150 years and this is the level she has reached. We have existed not quite 42 years and in another seven years we will be on the same level as America. When we catch you up, in passing you by, we will wave to you.
Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything.
They say that the Soviet delegates smile.
That smile is genuine. It is not artificial. We wish to live in peace, tranquility. But if anyone believes that our smiles involve abandonment of the teaching of Marx, Engels and Lenin he deceives himself poorly. Those who wait for that must wait until a shrimp learns to whistle.
If you don't like us, don't accept our invitations and don't invite us to come to see you. 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!
Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder.
Without Spam, we wouldn't have been able to feed our army.
The USA and USSR will only agree when shrimps learn to fly.
When all the world is socialist, Switzerland will have to remain capitalist, so that it can tell us the price of everything.
What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?
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.
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.
No one is born a Communist... in the Soviet Union farmers keep on looking in the barn for their horses even after they have given them to the collective.
Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you!
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
But life is a great school. It thrashes and bangs and teaches you.
Life is short; live it up.
If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
The dictatorship of the proletariat and the leadership of the Marxist-Leninist party are indispensable conditions for the triumph of the Socialist revolution and the building of Socialism.
When you are skinning your customers you should leave some skin on to grow again so that you can skin them again.
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build A bridge even where there is no river.
Mr. President, call the toady of American imperialism to order.
Just imagine: I, a Premier, a Soviet representative, when I came here to this city, I was given a plan - a program of what I was to be shown and whom I was to meet here. But just now, I was told that I could not go to Disneyland. I asked, 'Why not?' What is it, do you have rocket-launching pads there? I do not know
Revolutions are not made for export.
I happened to read recently a remark by the American nuclear physicist W.
Davidson, who noted that the explosion of one hydrogen bomb releases a greater amount of energy than all the explosions set off by all countries in all wars known in the entire history of mankind. And he, apparently, is right.
Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all.
My arms are up to the elbows in blood. That is the most terrible thing that lies in my soul.
Let there be more corn and more meat and let there be no hydrogen bombs at all.
When I was young, I worked for a capitalist twelve hours a day and I was always tired. Now I work for myself twenty hours a day and I never get tired
One of the major principles is that Soviet literature must be inseverably linked with the policy of the Communist party
In a fight you don't stop to choose your cudgels.
They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.