Quotation by Nikita Khrushchev

Politicians are the same all over: they promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
Nikita Khrushchev (1894–1971), Soviet premier. quoted in New York Herald-Tribune (Aug. 22, 1963).

Khrushchev is earlier reported to have uttered these words at a press conference, Oct. 1960, Glen Cove, New York.
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