Stalin Quotes

Stalin is the most popular figure in all of Russia.

Unlike the Holocaust Stalin's murders are forgotten: dust blowing in the wind.

Cromwell is just as much of a bloody dictator as was Stalin.

The statues of Lenin and Stalin are down but the fight against their ghosts seems harder.

Then after the war it was impossible to travel after so many years of Hitler and Stalin.

Even now we feel that Stalin was devoted to Communism he was a Marxist this cannot and should not be denied.

I think I must be the only British actor who's played both Stalin and Trotsky. I need to play Lenin so I can make it a triptych.

We became convinced that regardless of Stalin's awful brutality and his reign of terror he was a great war leader. Without Stalin they never would have held.

Because of my parents' love of democracy we came to America after being driven twice from our home in Czechoslovakia - first by Hitler and then by Stalin.

Criticism in the universities I'll have to admit has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin.

The way the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed and taken most of it into their own hands is as good as Stalin or Hitler.

There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today... they are waiting for us to forget because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.

Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland. Before Roosevelt died he realized that Stalin had broken his agreement.

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.

Stalin's methods did not help.

I think an alliance with Stalin's Russia is rotten.

Our differences with [Joseph] Stalin are entirely of a strategical character.

I rather liked Stalin and Molotov got along fine with them.

I admit I distorted intelligence to please Stalin because I feared him.

Why shouldn't he break Ruth's record? He's got more power than Stalin.

Darwinism has laid the groundwork for Hitler's and Mussolini's fascism and Stalin's communism.

Just as King Midas turned everything to gold Stalin turned everything to mediocrity.

If Stalin ever told me to urinate I'm not sure I'd be able to....

Historians write favorably you know for example about Stalin because he was doing big things.

Stalin and Mao killed over 80 million and did not make omelets despite the broken eggs.

There were nowhere more docile disciples of Lenin Trotsky and Stalin than the Nazis were.

Leadership is all hype. We've had three great leaders in this century-Hitler Stalin and Mao.

[Hitler thought] that Mussolini was no figure of world history like der Fuehrer or Stalin.

If Hitler hadn't turned against their beloved Stalin liberals would have stuck by him too.

Stalin's henchman Molotov 96 died old and in bed a privilege he helped to deny to millions.

Central planning didn't work for Stalin or Mao and it won't work for an entrepreneur either.

If Stalin could only see us now with the American Ambassador here he'd turn in his grave.

Joseph Stalin is a titan of thought. His name is to be given to an entire century.

There's a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta.

Mandelstam - his gift and the untamable nature of it - was like a thorn in Stalin's brain.

Don't mind the five or more million Germans. Stalin will see to them they will cease to exist.

Hitler admired Stalin quite properly seeing himself as a mere infant in crime compared to his great exemplar.

A country that armed Stalin to defeat Hitler can certainly work alongside enemies of al-Qaida to defeat al-Qaida.

Stalin's postwar goals were security for himself his regime his country and his ideology in precisely that order.

[Vladimir] Lenin died in January 1924; three months later [Joseph] Stalin expounded in writing Lenin's conception of the proletarian revolution.

Generalissimo Stalin directed every move... made every decision... He is the greatest and wisest military genius who ever lived...

The House has noticed the Prime Minister's remarkable transformation in the past few weeks from Stalin to Mr. Bean.

Asked if Stalin was an antisemite Robert Conquest replied: Yes but it hardly noticed. He was broadly and generously anti-human.

I know they say (Stalin) killed 20 30 40 million people. It's bullsh*t. (I have yet to find) one crime that Stalin committed.

Popular journalists resort to the name Nixon to galvanize feelings that remain at rest even when the name Stalin is mentioned.

If you will not have God (and He is a jealous God) you should pay your respects to Hitler or Stalin.

Stalin was formed by much more than a miserable childhood just as the USSR was formed by much more than Marxist ideology.

We are indebted to Marx Engels Lenin and Stalin for giving us a weapon. The weapon is not a machine-gun but Marxism-Leninism.

From Paul to Stalin the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes.

So Fox News is the voice of America and Obama is Stalin? Oh my God! I guess that makes me Yakov Smirnoff.

Inconsiderate to the last Josef Stalin a man who never had to meet a deadline had the bad taste to die in installments.

Even Stalin proclaimed his love for democracy. We do not learn about the nature of systems of power by listening to their rhetoric.

Most of us manage the fateful things that happen in our lives the best we can certainly not to a Stalin-like 20-year plan.

I believe that we are going to get along very well with him [Josef Stalin] and the Russian people - very well indeed.

In Stalin's Russia racial persecution was often disguised as class warfare. More than 1.5 million members of ethnic minorities died as a result of forced resettlement.

I'm not John Lennon. I'm John Lennox. Now 'imagine a world without' Stalin. The New Atheists are often silent about [the wrong done by atheists].

I have sworn before a picture of the old and mourned comrade Stalin that I wonâ??t rest until I see these capitalist octopuses annihilated.

Imagine if the United States in its war against Hitler had said to Stalin: we don't want your support until you make your country democratic.

Stalin said artists are the engineers of human souls. I wanted to show what happens to the soul when the engineers get through with it.

The guilt of Stalin and his immediate entourage before the Party and the people for the mass repressions and lawlessness they committed is enormous and unforgivable.

I got very well acquainted with Joe Stalin and I like old Joe! He is a decent fellow. But Joe is a prisoner of the Politburo.

Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants cannot plead in defence of their actions that these were justified by the accepted values of that time.

I heard of that bloodthirsty old murderer Josef Stalin inviting all nations to join a happy family of folks devoted to the abolition of tyranny and intolerance!

[Joseph] Stalin closes the exposition of these [Leon Trotsky] ideas with the words "Such are in general the characteristic features of [Vladimir] Lenin's conception of the proletarian revolution.

For a time I gave the appearance of defending Stalin. I didn't defend what he had done; the fact is nobody could defend the things that Khrushchev revealed.

In some circles Stalin has in fact been making a comeback. His portrait hangs above the dashboard of trucks a symbol of blue- collar nostalgia for a tough leader.

In their day Marx Engels Lenin and Stalin represented the aspirations and demands of the exploited working masses and the cause of socialism was inseparably linked with their names.

Millions of Germans had absolute faith in Hitler. Millions of Russians had faith in Stalin. Millions of Chinese had faith in Mao. Billions have had faith in imaginary gods.

In his book Modern Times the historian Paul Johnson referred to Hitler Stalin and Mussolini as the three devils of the twentieth century. Interestingly Nietzshean dogma influenced each of them.

Science transcends mere politics. As recent history demonstrates scientists are as willing to work for a Tojo a Hitler or a Stalin as for the free nations of the West.

The quotation falsely attributed to Stalin 'One death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic ' gets the numbers wrong but captures a real fact about human psychology. (p. 220)

It was wrong to allow Stalin to shape the European landscape of the 20th century. It would be even more wrong to let him shape the landscape of the 21st century

And who can deny that Stalin and Mao not to mention Pol Pot and a host of others all committed atrocities in the name of Communist ideology that was explicitly atheistic.

The whole history of my life and in essence the whole history of the working class consists of this: that we have lived and fought under the leadership of Lenin and Stalin.

Responding to the question "If Mr. Stalin dies what will be the effect on international affairs?" That is a good question for you to ask not a wise question for me to answer.

I'm getting a little tired of politicians trying to prove how 'moderate' and 'centrist' they are by taking more of my money and freedom. Where's this center - somewhere between Lenin and Stalin?

I don't like the kind of writer who's out to change the world and beat up on people for their own good. Stalin did that and Hitler did that and to hell with them.

I don't for a minute think that Hitler is like Joan of Arc. But I think that at that deep level of tropisms Hitler or Stalin must have experienced the same tropisms as anyone else.

Poland of course was the key country. I remember Stalin telling me that the plains of Poland were the invasion route of Europe to Russia and always had been and therefore he had to control Poland.

I feel eternal pain for those who were killed by Hitler but I feel no less pain for those killed on Stalin 's orders. I suffer for everyone who was tortured shot or starved to death.

When there's a person there's a problem. When there's no person there's no problem. Josef Stalin