"The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Otto von Bismarck on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Otto von Bismarck on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Otto von Bismarck on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Otto von Bismarck on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Otto von Bismarck on Winston Churchill
"An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts."
"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 main thing is to make history, not to write it."
"The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia."