A non-Communist premier with Communist ministers would be like a woman trying to stay half pregnant.
Of Winston Churchill's suggestion that the West share spheres of influence with Joseph Stalin in the post-war development of the Balkans. Quoted in Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas The Wise Men (1986).
There are two ways you can tell when a man is lying?when he says he can drink champagne all night and not get drunk?[and] when he says he understands Russians.Charles Eustis Bohlen