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Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky (Russian: Лев Троцкий, ; 7 November 1879 – 21 August 1940), born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein, was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army.

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    Revolutions are always verbose.
    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.
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