Vladimir Lenin Quotes

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Born: April 22, 1870, Ulyanovsk, Russia
Birth Country: Russia
Died: Gorki Leninskiye, Russia, January 21, 1924
Occupation: Politician, Revoluntionary, Dictator Ideology: Communist

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

Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
- Vladimir Lenin

Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
- Vladimir Lenin

Sometimes - history needs a push.
- Vladimir Lenin

The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
- Vladimir Lenin

The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death.
- Vladimir Lenin

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

The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

While the State exists there can be no freedom when there is freedom there will be no State.
- Vladimir Lenin

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