Alexander Suvorov Quote
Quoted in Danchenko and Vydrin, Military Pedagogy, 1973
“Do not rejoice in his defeat, you men. For though the world has stood up and stopped the bastard, the bitch that bore him is in heat again.”
Referring to Arturo Ui (representing Adolf Hitler), in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1941)
“I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.”
―J. D. Salinger
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1955)
“Absolute discretion is a ruthless master. It is more destructive of freedom than any of man's other inventions.”
―William O. Douglas
Dissenting, United States v. Wunderlich, 342 U.S. 98, 101 (1951).
Born: November 24, 1730
Died: May 18, 1800 (aged 69)
Bio: Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Suvorov of Rymnik, Prince of Italy, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, was a Generalissimo of the Russian Empire.