Friedrich Engels Quote

A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is; it is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other part by means of rifles, bayonets and cannon - authoritarian means, if such there be at all; and if the victorious party does not want to have fought in vain, it must maintain this rule by means of the terror which its arms inspire...


Karl Marx and Frederick Engels: selected works (ed. 1962)

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A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is; it is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other...

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A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is; it is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other...

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A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is; it is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other...

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A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is; it is the act whereby one part of the population imposes its will upon the other...