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“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.”
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“Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”
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“Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?”
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“Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.”
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“This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.”
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“It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”
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“History has shown there are no invincible armies.”
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“Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.”
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“When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem.
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“I believe in only one thing,the power of human will.”
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“Quantity has a quality all its own.”
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“music's a good thing, it calm the beast in the man. ”
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“Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.”
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“You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.”
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“People who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.”
Josef Stalin
“It is difficult for me to imagine what "personal liberty" is enjoyed by an unemployed person, who goes about hungry, and cannot find employment.

Real liberty can exist only where exploitation has been abolished, where there is no oppression of some by others, where there is no unemployment and poverty, where a man is not haunted by the fear of being tomorrow deprived of work, of home and of bread. Only in such a society is real, and not paper, personal and every other liberty possible.”
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“Take some exercise, try to recover the look of a human being.”
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“In the Soviet Union, it's takes more courage to retreat than advance.”
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“[redacted; spurious].”
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“The Pope! How many divisions has he got?”
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“The only real power comes out of a long rifle.”
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“It doesnt matter how many people vote, only who counts them.”
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“In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.”
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“When the Bolsheviks came to power they were soft and easy with their enemies . . . we had begun by making a mistake. Leniency towards such a power was a crime against the working classes. That soon became apparent . . .”
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“Advance towards socialism cannot but cause the exploiting elements to resist the advance, and the resistance of the exploiters cannot but lead to the inevitable sharpening of the class struggle.”
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“History shows that there are no invincible armies.”
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“Undoubtedly, our path is not of the easiest; but, just as undoubtedly, we are not to be frightened by difficulties. Paraphrasing from the well-known words of Luther, Russia might say: ‘Here I stand on the frontier between the old, capitalist world and the new, socialist world. Here on this frontier I unite the efforts of the proletarians of the West and of the peasantry of the East in order to shatter the old world. May the god of history be my aid!”
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“We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns?”
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“...[I]ron discipline does not preclude but presupposes criticism and contest of opinion within the Party. Least of all does it mean that discipline must be 'blind'. On the contrary, iron discipline does not preclude but presupposes conscious and voluntary submission, for only conscious discipline can be truly iron discipline.”
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