Dmitri Volkogonov

Dmitri Volkogonov

The man who occupies the first place in an undemocratic state can give himself any award that takes his fancy, but it does not increase his authority - rather, the contrary. This was something Brezhnev and Chernenko did not understand. In all, Stalin had about as many decorations as, say, Mekhlis, and four or five times fewer than BrezhnevMore Dmitri Volkogonov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All revolutions are bloody. The October Revolution was bloodless, but it was only the beginningMore Dmitri Volkogonov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is surely indisputable that no single leader in the twentieth century exerted as great an influence on the course of world history as Lenin.More Dmitri Volkogonov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We rarely know who our ancestors were. Who can even remember the names of their great-grandparents? They have vanished into the dim and distant pastMore Dmitri Volkogonov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Dogmatism grew from the soil of simplistic and frequently wrong concepts. Dogmatism is like a ship that has run aground: the waves run, the ship stays put, but the impression of movement persistsMore Dmitri Volkogonov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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