Entry in progress—B.P.
Questions, Answers, Questions;
From the Biography of a German Marxist
By Robert Havemann
Garden City, NY: Doubleday
Lenin is supposed to have said: Trust is good, control is better. Mistrust of everyone is the basic mood in a beleaguered fortress. The hidden enemy, the fifth column is scented everywhere.
The Chess Artist:
Genius, Obsession, and the World’s Oldest Game
By J. C. Hallman
New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books (St. Martin’s Press)
Kirsan had been known to quote Stalin —”Trust is good, control is better”—and chess was the tool he was using to unify and mollify his people.
Prisoner of His Past
By Viola Herms Drath
Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books
In wanting to elevate the principle of renunciation of force to an all-European doctrine, he never has lost sight of his favorite dictum: Trust is good, control is better.
The Church of Rationality
Lenin Was Wrong
A quote which (interestingly?) has become a German proverb and is ascribed to Lenin is: “Trust is good, control is better.” This article (German) says that although no source can be found for this quote, it sums up his views on the topic pretty accurately. It seems Lenin got this completely wrong. Like so many things.
OCLC WorldCat record
Trust is good, control is better? : the European agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice
Author: Katharina Günter
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 2012.
Dissertation: Konstanz, Univ., Bachelorarb., 2012.
Edition/Format: Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : English
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