Leon Trotsky Quote

In not more than a month's time terror will assume very violent forms, after the example of the great French Revolution; the guillotine... will be ready for our enemies... that remarkable invention of the French Revolution which makes man shorter by a head.


As quoted in The Cheka : Lenin's Political Police (1981) by George Leggett, p. 54

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In not more than a month's time terror will assume very violent forms, after the example of the great French Revolution; the guillotine... will be...

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In not more than a month's time terror will assume very violent forms, after the example of the great French Revolution; the guillotine... will be...

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In not more than a month's time terror will assume very violent forms, after the example of the great French Revolution; the guillotine... will be...

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In not more than a month's time terror will assume very violent forms, after the example of the great French Revolution; the guillotine... will be...