Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.
Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers’ cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.
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.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism.
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.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
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.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.