Civil War after 1917 1917

"It stands to reason, a split would be highly deplorable. But an honest and open split would now be incomparably better than internal sabotage, the thwarting of our own decisions, disorganisation and prostration."

"Soldiers, the cause of peace is in your hands! Do not allow the counter-revolutionary generals to frustrate the great cause of peace, place them under guard in order to avert acts of summary justice unworthy of a revolutionary army"

Written on 26 or 27 of October 1917, stating the eight key regulations on workers control following the October Revolution.

"Long live the revolution of workers, soldiers and peasants!"

"The government is tottering. It must be given the death blow at all costs. To delay action is fatal."

"Our Party stands solidly and firmly, as one man, in defence of Soviet power, in defence of the interests of all the working people, and first and foremost of the workers and poor peasants." From the Central Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks)

"The Council of People’s Commissars calls upon the peasants to take all power into their own hands in their respective localities"