that he might gain the Vatican's favour if he stopped persecuting Catholics in the USSR :
"And how many divisions does His Holiness command ?"
On the other hand,
The powerless Lev Trotsky is very quotable:
The end may justify the means provided that something justifies the end.
England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.
Our planet is being turned into a filthy and evil-smelling imperialist barrack.
"The United States is not only the strongest, but also the most terrified country."
Bureaucracy and social harmony are inversely proportional to each other.
Revolutions are always verbose.
The creative union of the conscious with the unconscious is what one usually calls 'inspiration.'