Lev Trotskiy

Lev Trotskiy

Russian professional revolutionary, writer and theorist of socialism, military commander.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.More Lev Trotskiy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If the Revolution has the right to destroy bridges and art monuments whenever necessary, it will stop still less from laying its hand on any tendency in art which, no matter how great its achievement in form, threatens to disintegrate the revolutionary environment or to arouse the internal forces of the Revolution, that is, the proletariat, the peasantry and the intelligentsia, to a hostile opposition to one another. Our standard is, clearly, political, imperative and intolerant.More Lev Trotskiy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.More Lev Trotskiy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.More Lev Trotskiy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.More Lev Trotskiy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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