” You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying. “


” And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders. “


” There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way. “


” Revolution is not a goal in itself. “


” Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument. “



All 5 Ernest Mandel Quotes about Revolution in picture


You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying.
And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.


There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way.
Revolution is not a goal in itself.
Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument.