Joseph Stalin Quotes (90 quotes)
Speech The Elections in St. Petersburg (January 1913) - Stalin's speeches, writings and authorised interviews
“Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.”
Interview with H. G. Wells (September 1937) - Stalin's speeches, writings and authorised interviews
Said in April, 1945. As quoted in: Conversations with Stalin (1963), Milovan Djilas
In a speech in 1935. Quoted in: Newsweek, Volume 104, Issues 10-18 (1984)
As quoted in The Memoirs of former Stalin's secretary (1992) by Boris Bazhanov [Saint Petersburg] (in Russian) - Contemporary witnesses
Radio Address "Comrades! Citizens! Brothers and sisters! Men of our army and navy!", on 3 July 1941
Remark to Nikita Khrushchev and Anastas Mikoyan. Quoted in "Khrushchev: Notes from a Forbidden Land", Time, 30 November 1970.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJoseph Stalin
Born: December 18, 1878
Died: March 5, 1953 (aged 74)
Bio: Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the Premier of the Soviet Union from 6 May 1941 until his death in 5 March 1953. Among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who brought about the Russian Revolution in 1917, Stalin held the position of General Secretary of the party's Central Committee from 1922 until his death.