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Vladimir Lenin, Russian Leader ( April 22, 1870 - January 21, 1924 )

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A lie told often enough becomes the truth.~Vladimir Lenin


Truth Lie Enough

The goal of socialism is communism.~Vladimir Lenin


Goal Communism Socialism

One man with a gun can control 100 without one.~Vladimir Lenin


Man Gun Control

Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.~Vladimir Lenin


Children Seed Me

When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward - or go back. He who now talks about the 'freedom of the press' goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.~Vladimir Lenin


Time Freedom Revolution

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.~Vladimir Lenin


Time History Progress

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.~Vladimir Lenin


Freedom Society Same

The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.~Vladimir Lenin


Should Collective Press

Democracy is indispensable to socialism.~Vladimir Lenin


Democracy Socialism

Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement.~Vladimir Lenin


Theory Without Movement

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.~Vladimir Lenin


Way Crush Grind

It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.~Vladimir Lenin


Liberty Precious True

Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.~Vladimir Lenin


Free Nation Other

If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.~Vladimir Lenin


Capitalism Monopoly Should

Sometimes - history needs a push.~Vladimir Lenin


History Push Sometimes

If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.~Vladimir Lenin


People Intellectual

There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.~Vladimir Lenin


Politics May Just Because

Crime is a product of social excess.~Vladimir Lenin


Crime Product Excess

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.~Vladimir Lenin


Man Up Own

Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.~Vladimir Lenin


Child Forever Will

Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism.~Vladimir Lenin


Propaganda Atheism Program

The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart.~Vladimir Lenin


Heart Important Lose

Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.~Vladimir Lenin


Socialism Turn Soon

When there is state there can be no freedom, but when there is freedom there will be no state.~Vladimir Lenin


Freedom Will State

The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness.~Vladimir Lenin


History Effort Class

To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics.~Vladimir Lenin


Politics Spiritual