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    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)

    When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward—or go back. He who now talks about the “freedom of the press” goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    You cannot make a revolution in white gloves.
    —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)