April 15: Politicians (Military Quotations)

April 15

Politicians

 

292.

Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.

~Otto von Bismarck, speech, (1850), relative to Manteuffel’s dealings with Austria during the insurrection of the People of Hesse Cassel

 

293.

The Herzegovina question is not worth the bones of a Pomeranian fusilier.

~Otto von Bismarck (1875), during the struggle between the Christian provinces and Turkey, which led to the Russo-Turkish War