Vladimir Lenin
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"Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov" (), alias "Lenin" (; ) ( – 21 January 1924) was a Russian Communism/communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917, and of the Soviet Union from 1922 until his death. Under his administration, the Russian Empire was replaced by the Soviet Union; all wealth including land, industry and business was nationalized. Based in Marxism, his political theories are known as Leninism.

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The goal of socialism is communism.

Fascism is capitalism in decay.

Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.

Without a revolutionary theory there cannot be a revolutionary movement.

If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.

It is true that liberty is precious - so precious that it must be rationed.

Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.

One man with a gun can control 100 without one.