Tuesday, September 28, 2021


You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long.

-- Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (1931 - 2007), Russian and former Soviet politician who served as the first President of Russia from 1991 to 1999, Televised speech (4 October 1993), as quoted in A Democracy of Despots (1995) by Donald Murray. p. 8

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