Quotes by socialism
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English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.
Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves.
American playwright and fiction writer 1908-1985
And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
And what always struck me about that war period was how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale.
B. Carroll Reece
American politician 1889-1961
As the egalitarianism of Marxism is attractive to many, socialism could have attracted many followers in America, anyway. But there is no doubt that it could not possibly have affected us so widely and so deeply as it has, had it not been heavily financed.
Capitalism is at least tolerable, which cannot be said of Socialism or Communism.
American politician 1911-1978
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
Corrupt, stupid grasping functionaries will make at least as big a muddle of socialism as stupid, selfish and acquisitive employers can make of capitalism.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
First, then, State Socialism, which may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by the government, regardless of individual choice.
For, just as it has been said that there is no half-way house between Rome and Reason, so it may be said that there is no half-way house between State Socialism and Anarchism.
American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
From a systematic standpoint, I think that capitalism is the best system. I can spend a lot of time explaining why I like communism, but it is actually not a good solution. Nor is socialism. So, capitalism is the right model.
Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
I can only say, think of me what you will, I have worked for thirty years in the Party, and my whole family has devoted everything to the affairs of the Party, the affairs of socialism.
German Nazi theorist and ideologue 1893-1946
I have the feeling that this Moscow Pact will at some time or other exact vengeance upon National Socialism.
English stage and screen actor 1977-
I'm a socialist. I'm amazed at how the spirit of socialism is alive and well in New York. I had always thought I wouldn't want to be here without a lot of money, but I was wrong about that.
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