There can be no doubt that if we had been victorious on the Vistula, the revolutionary fires would have reached the entire continent.
Quoted in "A century's journey: how the great powers shape the world" - Page 175 - by Robert A. Pastor, Stanley Hoffmann - Political Science - 1999
I am convinced that all that is needed in order to achieve what I want is bravery and self-confidence. I certainly have enough self-confidence...I told myself that I shall either be a general at thirty, or that I shall not be alive by then.Mikhail Tukhachevsky
Tukhachevsky was an especially damaging loss for the army and the state.Mikhail Tukhachevsky
Lenin sensed that Tukhachevsky was a kindred spirit. He delegated the most responsible jobs to the obscure lieutenant.Mikhail Tukhachevsky
Tukhachevsky hid Napoleon's baton in his rucksack.Mikhail Tukhachevsky