Leon Trotsky Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Leon Trotsky quotes, Leon Trotsky sayings, and Leon Trotsky proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time. Leon Trotsky
Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one's own and that of other people. Leon Trotsky
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man. Leon Trotsky
The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end Leon Trotsky
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness. Leon Trotsky
The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end. Leon Trotsky
When one runs with the wolves, one must howl with the pack. Leon Trotsky
Communism needs democracy like the human body needs oxygen. Leon Trotsky
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. Leon Trotsky
The concrete is a combination of abstractions not an arbitrary or subjective combination but one that corresponds to the laws of the movement of a given phenomenon. Leon Trotsky
The fundamental flaw of vulgar thought lies in the fact that it wishes to content itself with motionless imprints of a reality which consists of eternal motion. Leon Trotsky
Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one's own and that of other people. Leon Trotsky
Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravity. Leon Trotsky
The creative union of the conscious with the unconscious is what one usually calls 'inspiration.' Leon Trotsky
Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures. Leon Trotsky
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man. Leon Trotsky
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. Leon Trotsky
Here I was in New York, city of prose and fantasy, of capitalist automation, its streets a triumph of cubism, its moral philosophy that of the dollar. New York impressed me tremendously because, more than any other city in the world, it is the fullest expression of our modern age. Leon Trotsky
Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one’s own, and that of other people. Leon Trotsky