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Vladimir Lenin Quotes About Love, Politics, Revolution, Decades, Capitalism, Hindi, Communism, & Socialism! Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was the founder of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He was also the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and the architect of the Soviet Union. The concept known as “Leninism,” which was codified and combined with Marx’s writings by Lenin and his successors to create Marxism-Leninism, which eventually became the Communist worldview, was developed due to his posthumous contributions. Following Marx, he has been hailed as the best revolutionary leader and intellectual the world has ever known, according to many. The date of his birth was April 22, 1870.

Vladimir Lenin Quotes

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His father’s death and the horrifying experience of his brother’s execution led Vladimir Lenin to rise in rebellion. He was dismissed from his law school after starting a few small-scale demonstrations Vladimir Lenin earned a law degree from the prestigious ‘St. Petersburg University,’.

Following his appointment as a lawyer, he began to research and devise methods for putting his Marxist ideology into practice, eventually joining the ‘Social Democrats’ political party. He flew to meet with well-known Russian Marxist ideologists such as George Plekhanov and others who had been banned to Western Europe.

 During World War II, he voluntarily fled to Switzerland and released a book titled ‘Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism,’ which expressed his views on the continuing struggle. Following World War, he returned to a politically insecure Russia and relied on his leadership abilities to help build the Soviet Union. He issued a series of ordinances that stripped monarchs of their estates and instead handed them to peasants. He died on January 21, 1924. He was considered mainly one of the most important and divisive political personalities of the twentieth century.

Best Vladimir Lenin Quotes

1. “Translated into ordinary human language this means that the development of capitalism has arrived at a stage when, although commodity production still “reigns” and continues to be regarded as the basis of economic life, it has in reality been undermined and the bulk of the profits go to the “geniuses” of financial manipulation.” ― Vladimir Lenin

2. “The more democratic the system of government is, the clearer it will be to the workers that the root of the evil is not the lack of rights, but capitalism.” ― Vladimir Lenin

3. “Capitalism has grown into a world system of colonial oppression and of the financial strangulation of the overwhelming majority of the population of the world by a handful of “advanced” countries. And this “booty” is shared between two or three powerful world plunderers armed to the teeth (America, Great Britain, Japan), who are drawing the whole world into their war over the division of their booty.” ― Vladimir Lenin

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

5. “The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.” ― Vladimir Lenin

6. “Capitalists can buy themselves out of any crisis, so long as they make the workers pay.” ― Vladimir Lenin

7. “The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.” ― Vladimir Lenin

8. “Fascism is capitalism in decay.” ― Vladimir Lenin

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

10. “The goal of Socialism is Communism.” ― Vladimir Lenin

11. “Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” ― Vladimir Lenin

12. “Socialism means keeping account of everything. You will have socialism if you take stock of every piece of iron and cloth.” ― Vladimir Lenin

13. “In the history of modern socialism, this is a phenomenon, that the strife of the various trends within the socialist movement has from national become international.” ― Vladimir Lenin

14. “Communism is Soviet power, plus the electrification of the whole country.” ― Vladimir Lenin

15. “Democracy is indispensable to socialism.” ― Vladimir Lenin

16. “Without revolutionary theory, there can be no revolutionary movement.” ― Vladimir Lenin

17. “It is more pleasant and useful to go through the ‘experience of the revolution’ than to write about it.” ― Vladimir Lenin

18. “Revolution can never be forecast; it cannot be foretold; it comes of itself. Revolution is brewing and is bound to flare up.” ― Vladimir Lenin

19. “The revolution does not need historians.” ― Vladimir Lenin

20. “A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing that is possible. Revolution is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other part by means of rifles, bayonets, and cannons, i.e. extremely authoritarian means.” ― Vladimir Lenin

21. “We are witnessing a highly instructive and highly comical spectacle. The bourgeois liberal prostitutes are trying to drape themselves in the toga of revolution.” ― Vladimir Lenin

22. “Give me just one generation of youth, and I’ll transform the whole world.” ― Vladimir Lenin

23. “Trust is good, control is better.” ― Vladimir Lenin

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

25. “Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.” ― Vladimir Lenin

26. “The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” ― Vladimir Lenin

27. “While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.” ― Vladimir Lenin

28. “Every society is three meals away from chaos.” ― Vladimir Lenin

29. “One man with a gun can control a hundred without one.” ― Vladimir Lenin

30. “The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator but also a collective organizer of the masses.” ― Vladimir Lenin

31. “The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.” ― Vladimir Lenin

32. “Exchange, fair or unfair, always presupposes and includes the rule of the bourgeoisie.” ― Vladimir Lenin

33. “The bourgeoisie are today evading taxation by bribery and through their connections; we must close all loopholes.” ― Vladimir Lenin

34. “Bourgeois democracy, although a great historical advance in comparison with medievalism, always remains, and under capitalism is bound to remain, restricted, truncated, false and hypocritical, a paradise for the rich and a snare and deception for the exploited, for the poor.” ― Vladimir Lenin

35. “Whenever the cause of the people is entrusted to professors, it is lost.” ― Vladimir Lenin

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