Trotsky

Famous quotes containing the word trotsky:

    It was the supreme expression of the mediocrity of the apparatus that Stalin himself rose to his position.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain—at least in a poor country like Russia—and his vanity begins to swell out like his tyres. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    The literary “fellow travelers” of the Revolution.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)