Influence in History
“ Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.” - Leon Trotsky
“ The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end. “ - Leon Trotsky
On January 11, 1928, Stalin exiled Trotsky
Influential In History
If Trotsky didn't stop Stalin from being Lenin’s successor, he would have been the new successor and there could have not been a cold war. Even after Stalin became the successor of the Soviet Union, Trotsky still tried to make Russia politically better.