Otto von Bismarck Quotes 35
Almost perfectly describes World War I, which occured well after his death.
Speech to the Reichstag (1862).
Speech to the Prussian Diet (30 September 1862).
Otto von Bismarck
Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (1 April 1815 - 30 July 1898) German aristocrat and statesman; Prime Minister of Prussia (1862 -1890), First Chancellor of Germany (1871 - 1890); he is nicknamed the Iron Chancellor.