Who is Vladimir Ilyich Lenin?

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    Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities—that is not to be taken seriously in politics.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    Imperialism is capitalism at that stage of development at which the dominance of monopolies and finance capitalism is established; in which the export of capital has acquired pronounced importance; in which the division of the world among the international trusts has begun, in which the division of all territories of the globe among the biggest capitalist powers has been completed.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)