Quotes: communism

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  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
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    A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    A specter is haunting Europe - the specter of communism.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
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    About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.
  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
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    Communism destroys democracy. Democracy can also destroy Communism.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
  • Ernest Renan
    Ernest Renan
    French writer and criticus 1823-1892
    Ernest Renan
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    Communism is in conflict with human nature.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
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    Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
  • Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce
    American Comedian 1925-1966
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    Communism is like one big phone company.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
    Mao Tse-Tung
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    Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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    Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.

    Source: Speech in Urbana, Illinois (1951)

  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.

    Source: Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson (1952)

  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
    Clare Boothe Luce
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    Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [With] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
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