Иосиф Сталин

Der Tod eines Menschen: das ist eine Katastrophe. Hunderttausend Tote: das ist eine Statistik!
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The death of one man: that is a catastrophe. A hundred thousand deaths: that is a statistic!
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One death is a tragedy, a million deaths a statistic.

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  1. shinichi Post author

    One death is a tragedy, a million deaths a statistic.
    attributed; first attributed to Stalin in the form ‘If only one man dies of hunger, that is a tragedy. If millions die, that’s only statistics’ in Washington Post 20 January 1947

    Der Tod eines Menschen: das ist eine Katastrophe. Hunderttausend Tote: das ist eine Statistik!
    The death of one man: that is a catastrophe. A hundred thousand deaths: that is a statistic!
    attributed to a French diplomat in the essay ‘Französischer Witz [French Wit]’ in Vossische Zeitung 23 August 1925

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