Boris Yeltsin Quote

You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.


Televised speech (4 October 1993), as quoted in A Democracy of Despots (1995) by Donald Murray. p. 8

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You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.

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You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.

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You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.

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You can build a throne with bayonets, but it's difficult to sit on it.