-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin The goal of socialism is communism.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We do not desire to end in suicide, so we will not do this. -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 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. -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin The bourgeoisie is many times stronger than we.
To give it the weapon of freedom of the press is to ease the enemy’s cause, to help the class enemy.
When I went to the Soviet equivalent of college in the USSR (1978-83), Marxist classes were a requirement for staying in school and graduating.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing."It is true that liberty is precious - so precious that it must be rationed"2. "I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets."4."The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency"5. "The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses"7."Worst of all, it is women who usually have to do, usually alone, all the dirty work of the kitchen and household, work that is unimportant, hard, tiresome, and soul-destroying" I can not see why someone could possibly believe this man after saying something like, "It is true that liberty is precious - so precious that it must be rationed".Although in our society we are adopting this kind of thinking.I was taken aback by this quote from the FDA admin.