Soviet Related Quotes



Historians don't really like to carry on speculative debates, but you could certainly argue that the likelihood of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe was extremely, extremely low."

Aldrich Ames

#Debates #Historians #Soviet #Speculative


The serious problem is the education of the peasantry. The peasant economy is scattered, and the socialization of agriculture, judging by the Soviet Union's experience, will require a long time and painstaking work. Without socialization of agriculture, there can be no complete, consolidated socialism.

Mao Zedong

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What if free people could live secure in the knowledge that their security did not rest upon the threat of instant U.S. retaliation to deter a Soviet attack, that we could intercept and destroy strategic ballistic missiles before they reached our own soil or that of our allies?

Ronald Reagan

#Allies #Deter #Instant #Missiles #Retaliation #Soviet


If I had to choose between life in the Soviet Union and life in the U. S. A. , I would certainly choose the Soviet Union.

Graham Greene

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The miracle of Grenada is how quickly the Cuban workers beat their plowshares into Soviet AK-47s.

William Cohen

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The revolutions of my century, the 20th century - the Soviet revolution, or the Chinese, or the revolutions that were fomented in Latin America, such as in Cuba - failed for the most part, a failure which was completely clear by the end of the century.

Stephane Hessel

#American #Latin #Soviet


I got the idea [for Anthem's theme] in my school days, in Soviet Russia, when I heard all the vicious attacks on individualism, and asked myself what the world would be like if men lost the word 'I.'

Ayn Rand

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I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment.

Aldrich Ames

#Exposing #Machinery #Soviet


Propaganda was an important arm of the Soviet diplomacy, very important.

Alexander Haig

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The difficulties of conducting espionage against the Soviet Union in the Soviet Union were such that historically the Agency had backed away from the task.

Aldrich Ames

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