Ilyich Lenin

Quotes by This Author

“First we will take Eastern Europe, then the masses of Asia. We will encircle the last bastion of capitalism, the United States of America. We will not need to fight. It will fall as a ripe fruit into our hands.” (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)

“There is not a moment to lose; you must act resolutely, with massive reprisals [against peasants resisting Communist rule]. Immediate execution for anyone caught with a firearm.” (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, in a telegram to Communist Party officials in Nizhni Novgorod August 9, 1918.)

“One man with a gun can control one hundred without one.” (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)