Russia Quotes

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The whole of Russia is our orchard.
The Russians train; they do not dare educate.
The most unpredictable thing in the USSR is the past.
Comrades, this man has a nice smile, but he's got iron teeth.
Don't you ever forget what's divine in the Russian soul—and that's resignation.
Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.

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Tell the premier that for a party of mine, no one needs to carry a card. Just an invitation.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia.  It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
The best thing we can do if we want the Russians to let us be Americans is to let the Russians be Russian.
Without glasnost there is not, and there cannot be, democratism, the political creativity of the masses and their participation in management.
Ideas in modern Russia are machine-cut blocks coming in solid colors; the nuance is outlawed, the interval walled up, the curve grossly stepped.
Russia, Russia — unwashed, backward, appealing Russia, so ashamed for your own backwardness, so orientally determined to conceal it from us by clever deceit.
The so-called new Russian man is characterized by his complete exhaustion.  You may find yourself wondering if he has the strength to enjoy his new-found freedom.
Russia's a little bit like a critically ill patient.  You have to get up every day and take the pulse and hope that nothing catastrophic happened the night before.