"An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Otto von Bismarck on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Otto von Bismarck on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Otto von Bismarck on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Otto von Bismarck on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Otto von Bismarck on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made."
"A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward."
"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."