Quotes by Leon Trotsky

If we had more time for discussion, we should probably have made a great many more mistakes.

Leon Trotsky

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.

Leon Trotsky

Old age is the most unexpected of things that can happen to a man.

Leon Trotsky

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One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.

Thomas B. Reed

The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.

I Ching

He was then in his fifty-fourth year, when even in the case of poets reason and passion begin to discuss a peace treaty and usually conclude it not very long afterwards.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

If you leave home for a while ... you question the conventional wisdom you've grown up with. That doesn't mean you have to change your opinions or who you are, but it's good to ask the questions.

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The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person --- her husband.

Lady Bird Johnson »