I admit I distorted intelligence to please Stalin because I feared him.
1965. Quoted in "What Stalin Knew: The Enigma of Barbarossa" - Page 249 - by David E. Murphy - History - 2005
There are also many instances where people hostile to the Soviet state are attempting by means of deceit and provocation to poison the minds of our citizens and compel them to believe in monstrous lies.Filipp Golikov
We still have many shortcomings and failures to fulfill the Party's demands, especially as regards the liquidation in some of our people of survivals of the accursed past in consciousness and conduct and the fulfillment of the demands of our Soviet ethics and military discipline.Filipp Golikov