Nikita Khrushchev Quotes Page 2


Best 51 Quotes by Nikita Khrushchev – Page 2 of 2

“Revolutions are not made for export.”

“Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.”

“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.”

“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 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 more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.”

“The press is our chief ideological weapon.”

“The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect the essential sovereignty of nations, large and small.”

“The survivors (of a nuclear war) would envy the dead.”

“The two most powerful nations of the world had been squared off against each other, each with its finger on the button. You'd have thought that war was inevitable. But both sides showed that if the desire to avoid war is strong enough, even the most pressing dispute can be solved by compromise. And a compromise over Cuba was indeed found.”

“The United States now sleeps under a Soviet moon.”

“The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag… The American people will hoist it themselves.”

“They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.”

“We do not have to invade the United States, we will destroy you from within.”

“We say the name of God, but that is only habit.”

“What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?”

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“You Americans are so gullible. No, you won't accept communism outright, but we'll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you'll finally wake up and find you already have communism. We won't have to fight you. We'll so weaken your economy until you'll fall like overripe fruit into our hands.”