Zhou Enlai (March 5, 1898 – January 8, 1976), a prominent Chinese Communist leader, was Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1949 until his death.
- It is too soon to say. (Also cited as "It's too early to tell.")
- When asked about the impact of the French Revolution of 1789.
- "All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means."
- Khrushchev: "The difference between the Soviet Union and China is that I rose to power from the peasant class, whereas you came from the privileged Mandarin class."
Zhou: "True. But there is this similarity. Each of us is a traitor to his class."