Quotations on Communism

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The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence.
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Keywords: People, Communism, Existence, Labor, Nation, State, Will)

I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Keywords: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)

You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

Christ in this country would quite likely have been arrested under the Suppression of Communism act.
- Joost de Blank
(Keywords: Act, Christ, Communism, Country)

I think the best president - because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism... that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse - and that was Ronald Reagan.
- Pat Boone
(Keywords: Causes, Communism, Country, Economy, President, World)

Democracy was being saved from Communism by getting rid of democracy.
- Juan Bosch
(Keywords: Being, Communism, Democracy)

The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

But let there be no misunderstanding. The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force.
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Keywords: Christian, Communism, Driving, Europe, Fact, Fight, Force)

Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Men, Aggression, Communism, Hatred, Imprisonment, states, United)

I see in Communism the focus of the concentrated evil of our time.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Time, Communism, Evil, Focus)

I know that I am leaving the winning side for the losing side, but it is better to die on the losing side than to live under Communism.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Winning, Communism, Losing)

The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Power, War, Communism, First, Revolution, World, World war)

On a scale personal enough to be felt by all, but big enough to be symbolic, the two irreconcilable faiths of our time - Communism and Freedom - came to grips in the persons of two conscious and resolute men.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Men, Time, Communism, Freedom)

I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die.
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Keywords: Heart, Communism, Day)

With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
- John Doolittle
(Keywords: War, People, Courage, Vision, Communism, Conviction, Freedom, President)

Communism is a proposition to structure the world more reasonably, a proposition for changing the world. As such, we have to analyze it and, if we deem it reasonable, act upon it.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Keywords: Act, Communism, World)

It evolved from my experience in the fifties, growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.
- Warren Farrell
(Keywords: Experience, America, Communism, Growing up, Hearing)

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Keywords: Capitalism, Communism, Man)

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
- Heinrich Heine
(Keywords: Death, People, Communism, Envy, Hunger, Language)

My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Keywords: God, Mother, Father, Gods, Beginning, Communism, Earth, Heaven)

We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation.
- Joichi Ito
(Keywords: History, Opportunity, American, Communism, Democracy, Fighting, Focus, Occupation)

Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Power, War, Communism, Corruption, Country)

From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy.
- Jack Kingston
(Keywords: Opportunity, Communism, Democracy, Suffering)

After two world wars, the collapse of fascism, nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war, humanity has entered a new phase of its history.
- Hans Kung
(Keywords: History, War, Communism, End, Fascism, Humanity, World)

From its inception, South Vietnam was only considered to be an outpost in the war against communism.
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Keywords: War, Communism, Vietnam)

In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
- Fran Lebowitz
(Keywords: Capitalism, Communism, Country, Democracy)

The goal of socialism is communism.
- Vladimir Lenin
(Keywords: Goal, Communism, Socialism)

Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
- Vladimir Lenin
(Keywords: Power, Communism, Country)

We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism.
- Frederica Montseny
(Keywords: People, Feelings, Communism, Revolution, Spain)

Communism is trying to take the world by force. But God will take the world by love.
- Sun Myung Moon
(Keywords: Love, God, Communism, Force, Trying, Will, World)

If we hope and even assume that the social question will be answered through communism, and not in this or that country but in the world, any thought of centralization must be a monstrosity.
- Johann Most
(Keywords: Thought, Hope, Communism, Country, Question, Will, World)

The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.
- Richard M. Nixon
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fighting)

Socialism is simply Communism for people without the testosterone to man the barricades.
- Gary North
(Keywords: People, Communism, Man, Socialism)

It's not communism, it's shouldn't be that everybody gets a try no matter how good or bad they are. It's our profession and our art, so we should eventually strive to be working with the best people.
- Amy Poehler
(Keywords: Art, People, Communism, Profession)

Communism is in conflict with human nature.
- Ernest Renan
(Keywords: Nature, Communism, Conflict, Human nature)

If the English want a king, it is their business. If the Russians want communism, it is their business. If the Americans want our form of government, it is our business.
- Julius Rosenberg
(Keywords: Business, Government, Americans, Communism, English, Want)

We need the private sector to create jobs. If the government could create jobs Communism would have worked, but it didn't.
- Tim Scott
(Keywords: Government, Communism, Jobs)

If you look at the fact that the best chance we have for a good economy is the private sector. The government cannot create jobs. If the government could create jobs, then Communism would have worked. But didn't work. So what we have to do is allow the private sector and the entrepreneurial spirit to lead us back to a job-filled recovery.
- Tim Scott
(Keywords: Government, Work, Chance, Communism, Economy, Fact, Job, Jobs, Spirit)

I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches make of it.
- Pete Seeger
(Keywords: Christianity, Churches, Communism, Russia)

For us in Russia communism is a dead dog. For many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn
(Keywords: People, Communism, Living, Russia)

For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(Keywords: People, Communism, Living, Russia)

The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(Keywords: Being, Building, Communism, Reason)

Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Keywords: Dream, Communism, Corruption, Justice)

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.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Keywords: Death, Soul, Communism, Conformity, Tyranny)

We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian
(Keywords: Change, Religion, Communism, Drugs, Excuses, First, Name, Now, Terrorism)

We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian
(Keywords: Change, Religion, Communism, Drugs, Excuses, First, Name, Now, Terrorism)

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
- Mao Tse Tung
(Keywords: Love, Communism, Enemy)

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.
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Keywords: Birthday, People, Astrology, Communism, Possibilities)

I have always been and will be an enemy of communism, but I love all people.
- Lech Walesa
(Keywords: Love, People, Communism, Enemy, Will)

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