Nikita Khrushchev Quotes

Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you. Nikita Khrushchev (said to Western diplomats in 1956)

There are still some people who think that we have Stalin to thank for all our progress, who quake before Stalin’s dirty underdrawers, who stand at attention and salute them. Nikita Khrushchev

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. Nikita Khrushchev

The press is our chief ideological weapon. Nikita Khrushchev

If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for – to bite when he feels like it! Nikita Khrushchev

The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace. Nikita Khrushchev

I once said, ‘We will bury you’, and I got into trouble with it. Of course we will not bury you with a shovel. Your own working class will bury you. Nikita Khrushchev

The living will envy the dead. Nikita Khrushchev (on nuclear war)

Politicians are the same all over: they promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. Nikita Khrushchev

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf. Nikita Khrushchev