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    Literature must become Party literature.... Down with unpartisan litterateurs! Down with the superman of literature! Literature must become a part of the general cause of the proletariat.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    You all know that even when women have full rights, they still remain fatally downtrodden because all housework is left to them. In most cases housework is the most unproductive, the most barbarous and the most arduous work a woman can do. It is exceptionally petty and does not include anything that would in any way promote the development of the woman.
    —Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)

    The savages set up gods to which they pray, and which they punish if one of their prayers is not answered.... That is what is happening at this moment.... Yesterday Kerensky; today Lenin and Trotsky; another tomorrow.
    Victor Mikhailovich Chernov (1873–1972)