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    The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    A good man fallen among Fabians.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    All our lives we fought against exalting the individual, against the elevation of the single person, and long ago we were over and done with the business of a hero, and here it comes up again: the glorification of one personality. This is not good at all. I am just like everybody else.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    I’m the boss, you’re an idiot. You’re the boss, I’m an idiot.
    Russian army saying, trans. by Vladimir Ivanovich Shlyakov (1993)

    Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)