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Otto Von Bismarck, 1st Chancellor of Germany.
Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg
Lived: 1815 – 1898

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Military Related Otto Von Bismarck Quotes, the Iron Chancellor

“Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others experience”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“Politics is not an exact science.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“The main thing is to make history, not to write it.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“You can do everything with bayonets, but you are not able to sit on them”
- Otto Von Bismarck

“You can’t destroy the polish national-consciousness or Poles on the battlefield, but if you give them power, they will destroy themselves”
- Otto Von Bismarck

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