"A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Otto von Bismarck on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Otto von Bismarck on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Otto von Bismarck on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Otto von Bismarck on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Otto von Bismarck on Thomas Paine
"An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts."
"Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made."
"The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood."
"The main thing is to make history, not to write it."
"The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia."