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

Other Great Authors


As long as people are going to call you a lunatic anyway, why not get the benefit of it? It liberates you from convention.

Gregory Macguire, Wicked

We are prisoners of ideas.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.

Theodore Harold White

Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits. Not even the gratification of receiving them.

Ellis Peters »

One golfer a year is hit by lightning. This may be the only evidence we have of God's existence.

Steve Aylett, Atom a novel, 2000 »