Joseph Stalin Quote
As quoted in Stalin : A Biography (2004) by Robert Service, p. 156 - Contemporary witnesses
The Road Ahead (1995)
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
Born: December 18, 1878
Died: March 5, 1953 (aged 74)
Bio: Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the Premier of the Soviet Union from 6 May 1941 until his death in 5 March 1953. Among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who brought about the Russian Revolution in 1917, Stalin held the position of General Secretary of the party's Central Committee from 1922 until his death.