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Rosa Luxemburg Quotes

(1870-1919), German Revolutionary

Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.

Category: Freedom

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 only the bureaucracy remains as the active element. Public life gradually falls asleep, a few dozen party leaders of inexhaustible energy and boundless experience direct and rule. Such conditions must inevitably cause a brutalization of public life: attempted assassinations, shootings of hostages, etc.

Category: Totalitarianism