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Leon Trotsky Quotes

Politician
Born On
1879-11-07
Died On
1940-08-21
Birth Place
Bereslavka, Ukraine
Death Place
Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico
Birth Sign
scorpio
Father
David Leontyevich Bronstein
Mother
Anna Lvovna
Spouse
Aleksandra Sokolovskaya, Natalia Sedova
Nationality
Russian
Education
Odessa University

Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.

Leon Trotsky

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.

Leon Trotsky

England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.

Leon Trotsky

Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.

Leon Trotsky

Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.

Leon Trotsky

If we had more time for discussion we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.

Leon Trotsky

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation.

Leon Trotsky

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.

Leon Trotsky

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravity.

Leon Trotsky

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.

Leon Trotsky

The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.

Leon Trotsky

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.

Leon Trotsky

Life is beautiful, enjoy it to the fullest.

Leon Trotsky

There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.

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Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.

Leon Trotsky

Revolutions are always verbose.

Leon Trotsky