Rosa Luxemburg (Rosalia Luxemburg, Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871, Zamość, Vistula Land, Russia – 15 January 1919, Berlin, Germany) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen. She was successively a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania (SDKPiL), the Social ... more »
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That is Lenin. Look at the self-willed, stubborn head. A real Russian peasant's head with a few faintly Asiatic lines. That man will try to overturn mountains. Perhaps he will be crushed by them. But ...Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919), German revolutionary. repr. In Not By Politics Alone, ch. 4, ed. Tamara Deutsch (1973). Quoted in Zetkin, Reminiscences of...
''Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.''Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919), German revolutionary. The Russian Revolution, ch. 6 (1922, trans. 1961). Prison notes, 1918.
Without general elections, without unrestricted freedom of press and assembly, without a free struggle of opinion, life dies out in every public institution, becomes a mere semblance of life, in which...Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919), German revolutionary. Prison notes, 1918. The Russian Revolution, ch. 6 (1922, trans. 1961).