Ernest Mandel short quotes

Marxism is always open, always critical, always self-critical. ---->>>

Factions are a sign of illness in a party. ---->>>

There are no conditions in which we subordinate the interests of the class as a whole to the interests of any sect, any chapel, any separate organization. ---->>>

Mistakes in themselves are unavoidable. ---->>>

There is a process of social and of political differentiation going on in the real working class all the time. ---->>>

Revolution is not a goal in itself. ---->>>

Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries. ---->>>

Periodically, the workers do revolt against bourgeois society, not by a hundred, five hundred, or a thousand, but by the millions. ---->>>

Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument. ---->>>

You can have relatively high levels of class consciousness with a lower level of class militancy than one would have expected. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I do not believe in self-proclaimed parties. ---->>>

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