65 Vladimir Lenin Quotes On Success In Life

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party socialist state governed by the Soviet Communist Party. A Marxist, he developed a variant of this communist ideology known as Leninism. These Vladimir Lenin quotes will motivate you.

Best Vladimir Lenin Quotes

  1. “We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  2. “The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  3. “Give me your four-year-olds, and in a generation, I will build a socialist state.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  4. “The goal of socialism is communism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  5. “Why should freedom of speech and freedom of press be allowed? Why should a government which is doing what it believes to right allow itself to be criticized? It would not allow opposition by lethal weapons. Ideas are much more fatal things than guns. Why should any man be allowed to buy a printing press and disseminate pernicious opinions calculated to embarrass the government?” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  6. “Truth is the most precious thing. That’s why we should ration it.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  7. “Give me just one generation of youth, and I’ll transform the whole world.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  8. “People always have been and they always will be stupid victims of deceit and self-deception in politics.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  9. “One man with a gun can control 100 without one.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  10. “The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  11. “As an ultimate objective, “peace” simply means communist world control.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  12. “One of the basic conditions for the victory of socialism is the arming of the workers Communist and the disarming of the bourgeoisie the middle class.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  13. “Atheism is a natural and inseparable part of Marxism, of the theory and practice of scientific socialism. Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  14. “It is, of course, much easier to shout, abuse, and howl than to attempt to relate, to explain.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  15. “There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  16. “Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  17. “It is necessary – secretly and urgently to prepare the terror.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  18. “The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  19. “We want to achieve a new and better order of society: in this new and better society there must be neither rich nor poor; all will have to work. Not a handful of rich people, but all the working people must enjoy the fruits of their common labor. Machines and other improvements must serve to ease the work of all and not to enable a few to grow rich at the expense of millions and tens of millions of people. This new and better society is called socialist society.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  20. “Give us the child for eight years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  21. “We are not shooting enough professors.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  22. “There can be nothing more abominable than religion.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  23. “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  24. “The establishment of a central bank is 90% of communizing a nation.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  25. “Atheism is the natural and inseparable part of Communism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  26. “Democracy is indispensable to socialism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin , Vladimir Lenin quotes on democracy
  27. “Germany will militarize herself out of existence, England will expand herself out of existence, and America will spend herself out of existence.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  28. “You must act with all energy. Mass searches. Execution for concealing arms.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  29. “Pacifism, the preaching of peace in the abstract, is one of the means of duping the working class.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  30. “It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  31. “Free speech is a bourgeois prejudice.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  32. “Comrades! The kulak uprising in your five districts must be crushed without pity. You must make example of these people. (1) Hang (I mean hang publicly so that people see it) at least 100 kulaks, rich bastards, and known bloodsuckers. (2) Publish their names. (3) Seize all their grain. (4) Single out the hostages per my instructions in yesterday’s telegram. Do all this so that for miles around people see it all, understand it, tremble, and tell themselves that we are killing the bloodthirsty kulaks and that we will continue to do so …Find tougher people.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  33. “Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  34. “How can you make a revolution without executions?” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  35. “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.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  36. “Trust is good, but control is better.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  37. “I don’t care what becomes of Russia. To hell with it. All this is only the road to a World Revolution.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  38. “Dictatorship is rule based directly upon force and unrestricted by any laws. The revolutionary dictatorship of the proletariat is rule won and maintained by the use of violence by the proletariat against the bourgeoisie, rule that is unrestricted by any laws.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  39. “No Marxist can deny that the interests of socialism are higher than the interests of the right of nations to self-determination.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  40. “One of the chief symptoms of every revolution is the sharp and sudden increase in the number of ordinary people who take an active, independent and forceful interest in politics.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  41. “The art of any propagandist and agitator consists in his ability to find the best means of influencing any given audience, by presenting a definite truth, in such a way as to make it most convincing, most easy to digest, most graphic, and most strongly impressive.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  42. “Only an armed people can be the real bulwark of popular liberty.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  43. “You must have your heart on fire and your brain on ice.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  44. “America has become one of the foremost countries in regard to the depth of the abyss which lies between the handful of arrogant multimillionaires who wallow in filth and luxury, and the millions of working people who constantly live on the verge of pauperism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  45. “Three keys to success: read, read, read.” ~ Vladimir Lenin, Vladimir Lenin quotes on success
  46. “When it comes to hang the capitalists they will compete with each other to sell us the rope at a lower price.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  47. “The only one who doesn’t make mistakes is the one who doesn’t do anything.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  48. “By destroying the peasant economy and driving the peasant from the country to the town, the famine creates a proletariat… Furthermore, famine can and should be a progressive factor not only economically. It will force the peasant to reflect on the bases of the capitalist system, demolish faith in the tsar and tsarism, and consequently in due course make the victory of the revolution easier… Psychologically all this talk about feeding the starving and so on essentially reflects the usual sugary sentimentality of our intelligentsia.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  49. “The aim of socialism is not only to abolish the present division of mankind into smaller states and all-national isolation, not only to bring the nations closer to each other but also to merge them.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  50. “The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  51. “But democracy is by no means a limit one may not overstep; it is only one of the stages in the course of development from feudalism to capitalism, and from capitalism to Communism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  52. “Only by abolishing private property in land and building cheap and hygienic dwellings can the housing problem be solved.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  53. “Of all the arts, for us, the cinema is the most important.” ~ Vladimir Lenin , Vladimir Lenin Quotes on art
  54. “We must not depict socialism as if socialists will bring it to us on a plate all nicely dressed. That will never happen. Not a single problem of the class struggle has ever been solved in history except by violence. When violence is exercised by the working people, by the mass of exploited against the exploiters — then we are for it!” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  55. “We need the real, nation-wide terror which reinvigorates the country and through which the Great French Revolution achieved glory.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  56. “Fascism is capitalism in decay.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

  57. “Whenever the cause of the people is entrusted to professors, it is lost.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  58. “We Social-Democrats always stand for democracy, not “in the name of capitalism,” but in the name of clearing the path for our movement, which clearing is impossible without the development of capitalism.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  59. “He who does not work shall not eat” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  60. “No mercy for these enemies of the people, the enemies of socialism, the enemies of the working people! War to the death against the rich and their hangers-on, the bourgeois intellectuals; war on the rogues, the idlers and the rowdies!” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  61. “Those who are opposed to armed uprising … must be ruthlessly kicked out as enemies, traitors, and cowards.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  62. “The soundest strategy in war is to postpone operations until the moral disintegration of the enemy renders the delivery of the mortal blow both possible and easy.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  63. “Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  64. “Give me a child for the first 5 years of his life and he will be mine forever.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  65. “Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.” ~ Vladimir Lenin

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