Vladimir Lenin Quote

It is not national interests we are upholding — we claim that the interests of socialism, the interests of world socialism, rank higher than national interests, higher than the interests of the state. We are defenders of the socialist fatherland.


Address to the Party Central Committee (14 May 1918); Collected Works, Vol. 27, pp. 365-381.

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It is not national interests we are upholding — we claim that the interests of socialism, the interests of world socialism, rank higher than...

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It is not national interests we are upholding — we claim that the interests of socialism, the interests of world socialism, rank higher than...

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It is not national interests we are upholding — we claim that the interests of socialism, the interests of world socialism, rank higher than...

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It is not national interests we are upholding — we claim that the interests of socialism, the interests of world socialism, rank higher than...