Wir schätzen nicht was wir haben, bis es weg ist. Freiheit ist genau so. Sie ist wie Luft. Wenn man sie hat, bemerkt man sie nicht.
We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone. Freedom is like that. It's like air. When you have it, you don't notice it.FreiheitBoris Yeltsin
Lasst uns nicht über Kommunismus reden. Kommunismus war nur eine Idee, ein Luftschloss.
Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky.Boris Yeltsin
While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare.Boris Yeltsin
There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician. First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friends.Boris Yeltsin
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.Boris Yeltsin