"Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball."
"There was this mountain village in Russia where my music was getting in on some German radio station. I remember this because music used to get up to Saskatchewan from Texas. Late at night after the local station closed down."
"Most of the food imported to Russia came from China."
"The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million. The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million. The implications are clear."
"If it hadn't been for the Cold War, neither Russia nor America would have been sending people into space."
"The Russians are turning east to the Chinese - to the Europeans' surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx and Lenin to being based in oil and gas."
"Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti. He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti to Boston and from Russia to Peru."
"Traveling to Russia and Germany and being able to see the world at a young age was really cool for me, and I really liked that."
"The great drama of Russian history has been between its state and society. Put simply, Russia has always had too much state and not enough society."
"I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States."