Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.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
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.Leon Trotsky
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.Leon Trotsky
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.Leon Trotsky
There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.Leon Trotsky
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.Leon Trotsky
was a famous Soviet politician,
who was born on
November 7, 1879. As a person born on this date, Leon Trotsky is listed in our database as the 6th
most popular celebrity for the day (November 7) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1879).
People born on November 7
fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion.
Leon Trotsky is the 114th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Leon Trotsky's birthday, Leon Trotsky is the 3rd most famous Soviet.
In general, Leon Trotsky ranks as the 1333rd
most popular famous person, and the 19th most popular politician of all time.
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