Joseph Stalin Quotes on Politics, History, Voting & Education

Before sharing Joseph Stalin Quotes, I would like to share some Introduction to him first.  Joseph Stalin was born on 18 December 1878. He was very popular Politician of his time that’s why he became the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on 3 April 1922 and remain in the office till 16 October 1952.

Joseph Stalin Quotes on Voting, Politics, Education, Ideas,  Power, Wisdom & History

Joseph Stalin Quotes on Writing

  • “The writer is the engineer of the human soul.”
  • “I trust no one, not even myself.”
  • “The only real power comes out of a long rifle.”
  • “It is not heroes that make history, but the history that makes heroes.”
  • “You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.”
  • “If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a ‘peace conference’, you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.”
  • Real liberty can exist only where exploitation has been abolished, where there is no oppression of some by others, where there is no unemployment and poverty, where a man is not haunted by the fear of being tomorrow deprived of work, of home and of bread. Only in such a society is real, and not paper, personal and every other liberty possible.”
  • “Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” –  Quotes by Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin Quotes on Ideas

  • “Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don’t let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?”
  • “music’s a good thing, it calms the beast in the man. ”
  • “The only thing anyone inherits by right of birth in the Soviet Union is congenital idiocy.”
  • “Principles triumph, they do not compromise.”
  • “Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.”
  • “I believe in only one thing, the power of human will.”
  • “If there are no isolated phenomena in the world, if all phenomena are interconnected and interdependent, then it is clear that every social system and every social movement in history must be evaluated not from the standpoint of “eternal justice” or some other preconceived idea, as is not infrequently done by historians, but from the standpoint of the conditions which gave rise to that system or that social movement and with which they are connected.”
  • “If Stalin was such a bad guy, why do all these people have to resort to attributing to him almost entirely quotes he didn’t make, or manipulate his actual quotes just enough to make them seem evil?”
  • “This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.”
  • “Take some exercise, try to recover the look of a human being.”
  • “If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.”
  • “Quantity has a quality all its own.”
  • “When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.”
  • “I am not a millionaire son ”
    but i make my son become the,
    millionaire son.”
  • “In the Soviet Union, it takes more courage to retreat than advance.”
  • “Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.”  – Quotes by Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin Quotes on Voting

  • “It doesn’t matter how many people vote, only who counts them.”
  • “I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this—who will count the votes, and how.”
  • “Education is a weapon whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.”
  • “There are on occasions, as we know when resources are abundant, but they are expended so incompetently that the advantage is nullified.”
  • “It is difficult for me to imagine what “personal liberty” is enjoyed by an unemployed person, who goes about hungry, and cannot find employment.
  • “History has shown there are no invincible armies.”
  • “Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.”
    “A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.”
  • “The power of the Slavic people is in the strength and determination of their women.”
  • “When the Bolsheviks came to power they were soft and easy with their enemies . . . we had begun by making a mistake. Leniency towards such a power was a crime against the working classes. That soon became apparent . . .”
  • “Advance towards socialism cannot but cause the exploiting elements to resist the advance, and the resistance of the exploiters cannot but lead to the inevitable sharpening of the class struggle.”
  • “When there’s a person, there’s a problem. When there’s no person, there’s no problem.”
  • “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.”
  • “Undoubtedly, our path is not of the easiest; but, just as undoubtedly, we are not to be frightened by difficulties. Paraphrasing from the well-known words of Luther, Russia might say: ‘Here I stand on the frontier between the old, capitalist world and the new, socialist world. Here on this frontier I unite the efforts of the proletarians of the West and of the peasantry of the East in order to shatter the old world. May the god of history be my aid!”

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