The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Politics begin where the masses are not where there are thousands but where there are millions that is where serious politics begin.
There are no morals in politics there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
To rely upon conviction devotion and other excellent spiritual qualities that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Sometimes – history needs a push.
The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
When one makes a Revolution one cannot mark time one must always go forward – or go back. He who now talks about the ‘freedom of the press’ goes backward and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
When there is state there can be no freedom but when there is freedom there will be no state.
While the State exists there can be no freedom when there is freedom there will be no State.