Imperialism, in a sense, is the transition stage from capitalism to Socialism. . . . It is capitalism dying, not dead.
Nikolai Lenin (1870 - 1924)
Contributed by: Zaady
The Jewish bourgeoisie are our enemies, not as Jews but as bourgeoisie. The Jewish worker is our brother.
Source: Speech, 1918
It is true that liberty is precious - so precious that it must be rationed.
From each according to his ability; to each according to his needs.
Source: State and Revolution, 1916
I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
Communism is Soviet government plus the electrification of the whole country.
Source: New External and Internal Position and the Problems of the Party, 1920
In the end, one or the other will triumph - a funeral dirge will be sung over the Soviet republic or over world capitalism.
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