Joseph Stalin Quotes

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Joseph Stalin Quotes

The press must grow day in and day out - it is our Partys sharpest and most powerful weapon.
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The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.

— Joseph Stalin

Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.

— Joseph Stalin

Death solves all problems - no man, no problem.

— Joseph Stalin

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.

— Joseph Stalin

If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.

— Joseph Stalin

[The Albanians] seem to be rather backward and primitive people ... they can be as faithful as a dog; that is one of the traits of the primitive. Our Chuvash were the same. The Russian tsars always used them for their bodyguards.

— Joseph Stalin

In speaking of the capitalists who strive only for profit, only to get rich, I do not want to say that these are the most worthless people capable of doing nothing else. Many of them undoubtedly possess great organising talent, which I would not dream of denying. We Soviet people learn a lot from the capitalists. But if you mean people who are prepared to reconstruct the world, of course you will not be able to find them in the ranks of those who faithfully serve the cause of profit..The capitalist is riveted in profit and nothing can tear him away from it.

— Joseph Stalin

Quanity has it's own quality.

— Joseph Stalin

This war is not as in the past; whoever occupies a territory also imposes on it his own social system. Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach. It cannot be otherwise.
If now there is not a communist government in Paris, this is only because Russia has no an army which can reach Paris in 1945.

— Joseph Stalin

There is not, nor should there be, an irreconcilable contrast between the individual and the collective, between the interests of an individual person and the interests of the collective.

— Joseph Stalin

Great Britain provided time; the United States provided money and Soviet Russia provided blood.

— Joseph Stalin

Hitlers come and go, but Germany and the German people remain.

— Joseph Stalin

Each position, each metre of the Soviet territory must be stubbornly defended, to the last drop of blood. We must cling to every inch of Soviet soil and defend it to the end!

— Joseph Stalin

A man's eyes should be torn out if he can only see the past

— Joseph Stalin

You know, they are fooling us, there is no God.

— Joseph Stalin

We are fifty or a hundred years behind the advanced countries. We must make good this distance in ten years. Either we do it, or they will crush us.

— Joseph Stalin

When you chop wood, splinters fly

— Joseph Stalin

When one person dies, it's a tragedy, but when a million people die, it's a statistic.

— Joseph Stalin

It takes a brave man to be a coward in the Red Army.

— Joseph Stalin

What would happen if capital succeeded in smashing the Republic of Soviets? There would set in an era of the blackest reaction in all the capitalist and colonial countries, the working class and the oppressed peoples would be seized by the throat, the positions of international communism would be lost.

— Joseph Stalin

No revolution can be made with silk gloves.

— Joseph Stalin

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