My Favorite Quotes
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 Alexander Lebed - “I know for sure that Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin is a very sick person. He must resign because of his poor health.”
 Alexander Lebed - “When a man is out of the game, he must restore his health without any rush, return to satisfactory condition and then sign a decree saying he can come back to his duties.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “You must go deeper into Russia - 150 kilometres from Moscow or more, and look there. The kids are fed with cattle feed - people don't get paid for half a year.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “I mean that at least 80 of the Russian people feel destitute. It's the people who had their past and future taken from them - they don't get paid - many of them face a wall. They have nowhere to go.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “I am a Soviet man, and Yeltsin is a Soviet man - maybe our grandchildren will be different.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “And this system sorted out the Chechen war in just 20 days. This way, I used the President's power, he didn't use me. It wasn't hard for me to leave - it isn't my scene. I have nothing to do there.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “First of all I would make about 80 of the people law-abiding citizens again. The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur and businessman a thief against his own will.”
 Alexander Lebed - “It's been long since I've lost all fears and concerns. I don't worry, I calculate.”
 Alexander Lebed - “We don't have any judicial explanation for this war. No one knows who started it ... The first priority is to stop killing people, regardless of their nationality.”
 Alexander Lebed - “Today Yeltsin is alone. People are pushed to the extreme. Western investors have become fierce and are angry with him.”
 Alexander Lebed - “We should announce to the entire world that we will provide military and technical aid to Yugoslavia in order to minimize civilian casualties there.”
 Alexander Lebed - “The peace process is in motion. The joint patrols are working local commanders have started to withdraw troops.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “There is no reason why I should call myself a democrat.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “In order to build basic democracy here we'll need lives of two generations - at least forty years.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “For 73 years a totalitarian regime ruled the country. Totalitarian regime.”
 Alexander Lebed - “Tell me where we are going to get the money from It will cost Russia 150 million.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals.”
 Alexander Lebed - “It's not clear whether we have a president or not.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133. I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed some power from the President and made him sign a number of decrees and give me enough power to create a system capable of handling crisis situations.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “As I understand I took most so-called democratic states about 200 years on average to build their democracies. That is why, when we go to sleep under totalitarian rule and wake up in a democracy, it makes me laugh.”
 Aleksandr Lebed - “I'm saying that more than a hundred weapons out of the supposed number of 250 are not under the control of the armed forces of Russia.”