Joseph Stalin Quote

Source/Notes: Speech The Elections in St. Petersburg (January 1913) - Stalin's speeches, writings and authorised interviews
Source/Notes: As quoted in The Memoirs of former Stalin's secretary (1992) by Boris Bazhanov [Saint Petersburg] (in Russian) - Contemporary witnesses
Source/Notes: Radio Address "Comrades! Citizens! Brothers and sisters! Men of our army and navy!", on 3 July 1941
Source/Notes: Remark to Nikita Khrushchev and Anastas Mikoyan. Quoted in "Khrushchev: Notes from a Forbidden Land", Time, 30 November 1970.
Source/Notes: This quote is widely attributed to Stalin, but may have been originated from a similar statement from the work "Französischer Witz" by Kurt Tucholsky (1932).