Vladimir Lenin Quotes (144 quotes)
What Is To Be Done? (1902), Chapter I: Dogmatism And “Freedom of Criticism” - Part D: "Engels On the Importance of the Theoretical Struggle"
“The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.”
As quoted in: "Words Fail Me" by Philip Howard, Oxford University Press, 1981, p. 69 - ISBN: 9780195202373
The Three Sources and Three Constituent Parts of Marxism (1913)
Selected works (1943 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsVladimir Lenin
Born: April 22, 1870
Died: January 21, 1924 (aged 53)
Bio: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist who served as the Premier of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. A Marxist, his ideas on revolutionary theory became known by others as Leninism, which later developed into the political theory of Marxism Leninism.
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“Every tax, however, is to the person who pays it a badge, not of slavery but of liberty. It denotes that he is a subject to government, indeed, but that, as he has some property, he cannot himself be the property of a master.”