Famous Quotes
  • Register

Quote: Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.

Author: Clement Attlee British Earl


Quote: Experience has taught me that the shallowest of communist platitudes contains more of a hierarchy of meaning than contemporary bourgeois profundity.

Author: Walter Benjamin 1982-1940, German Critic, Philosopher


Quote: Communism is like one big phone company.

Author: Lenny Bruce 1925-1966, American Comedian


Quote: It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses.

Author: Winston Churchill 1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister


Quote: Socialism is like a dream. Sooner or later you wake up to reality.

Author: Winston Churchill 1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister


Quote: Socialists think profits are a vice; I consider losses the real vice.

Author: Winston Churchill 1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister


Quote: The substance of the eminent Socialist gentlemen's speech is that making a profit is a sin. It is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss!

Author: Winston Churchill 1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister


Quote: The terrible thing is that one cannot be a Communist and not let oneself in for the shameful act of recantation. One cannot be a Communist and preserve an iota of one's personal integrity.

Author: Milovan Djilas 1911-1995, Former Yugoslav Vice-president


Quote: There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure.

Author: William J. Durant 1885-1981, American Historian, Essayist


Quote: One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.

Author: Albert Einstein 1879-1955, German-born American Physicist


Quote: What is a Communist? One who has yearnings for equal division of unequal earnings.

Author: Ebenezer Elliot


Quote: You'll see certain Pythagorean whose belief in communism of property goes to such lengths that they pick up anything lying about unguarded, and make off with it without a qualm of conscience as if it had come to them by law.

Author: Desiderius Erasmus c.1466-1536, Dutch Humanist


Quote: I have no concern with any economic criticisms of the communist system; I cannot inquire into whether the abolition of private property is expedient or advantageous. But I am able to recognize that the psychological premisses on which the system is based are an untenable illusion. In abolishing private property we deprive the human love of aggression of one of its instruments... but we have in no way altered the differences in power and influence which are misused by aggressiveness.

Author: Sigmund Freud 1856-1939, Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis


Quote: I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.

Author: Mikhail Gorbachev 1931-, Soviet Statesman and President of USSR (1988-91)


Quote: Communism, my friend, is more than Marxism, just as Catholicism is more than the Roman Curia. There is a mystique as well as a politick. Catholics and Communists have committed great crimes, but at least they have not stood aside, like an established society, and been indifferent. I would rather have blood on my hands than water like Pilate.

Author: Graham Greene 1904-1991, British Novelist


Quote: Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.

Author: John F. Kennedy 1917-1963, Thirty-fifth President of the USA


Quote: Many people feel empty, a world that seemed so strong just collapsed. Forty years have been wasted on stupid strife for the sake of an unsuccessful experiment. The values gathered together have vanished, the strategies for survival have become ridiculous. And so forty years of our lives have become a story, a bad anecdote. But it may be possible to remember these adventures with a kind of irony.

Author: George Konrad 1933-, Hungarian Writer, Politician


Quote: Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.

Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870-1924, Russian Revolutionary Leader


Quote: Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.

Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870-1924, Russian Revolutionary Leader


Quote: Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [With] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.

Author: Clare Boothe Luce 1903-1987, American Diplomat, Writer


Quote: Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.

Author: Nelson Mandela 1918-, South African President


Quote: A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of communism.

Author: Karl Marx 1818-1883, German Political Theorist, Social Philosopher


Quote: All I know is I'm not a Marxist.

Author: Karl Marx 1818-1883, German Political Theorist, Social Philosopher


Quote: In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

Author: Karl Marx 1818-1883, German Political Theorist, Social Philosopher


Quote: The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.

Author: Karl Marx 1818-1883, German Political Theorist, Social Philosopher


Quote: In the end we beat them with Levi 501 jeans. Seventy-two years of Communist indoctrination and propaganda was drowned out by a three-ounce Sony Walkman. A huge totalitarian system has been brought to its knees because nobody wants to wear Bulgarian shoes. Now they're lunch, and we're number one on the planet.

Author: P. J. O'Rourke 1947-, American Journalist


Quote: As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.

Author: George Orwell 1903-1950, British Author, ''Animal Farm''


Quote: The ''Communism'' of the English intellectual is something explicable enough. It is the patriotism of the deracinated.

Author: George Orwell 1903-1950, British Author, ''Animal Farm''


Quote: We are the party of all labor. The whole earth shall be ours to share. And every race and craft our neighbor. No idle class shall linger there like vultures on the wealth we render from field and factory, mill and mine. Tomorrow's sun will rise in splendor and light us till the end of time.

Author: Eugene Pottier


Quote: 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.

Author: Pierre Joseph Proudhon 1809-1865, French Socialist, Political Theorist


Quote: 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.

Author: Pierre Joseph Proudhon 1809-1865, French Socialist, Political Theorist


Quote: Communism is a cow of many; well milked and badly fed.

Author: Spanish Proverb Sayings of Spanish Origin


Quote: Communism is in conflict with human nature.

Author: Ernest Renan 1823-1892, French Writer, Critic, Scholar


Quote: Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart.

Author: Jules Renard 1864-1910, French Author, Dramatist


Quote: Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work.

Author: Will Rogers 1879-1935, American Humorist, Actor


Quote: Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.

Author: Will Rogers 1879-1935, American Humorist, Actor


Quote: We must conclude that it is not only a particular political ideology that has failed, but the idea that men and women could ever define themselves in terms that exclude their spiritual needs.

Author: Salman Rushdie 1948-, Indian-born British Author


Quote: Socialism is a vast machine for churning out piles of goods marked ''Take it or leave it. ''

Author: Arthur Seldon


Quote: The final conflict will be between the Communists and the ex-Communists.

Author: Ignazio Silone 1900-1978, Italian Novelist


Quote: There are only two sorts of people in life you can trust -- good Christians and good Communists.

Author: Joe Slovo


Quote: For us in Russia communism is a dead dog. For many people in the West, it is still a living lion.

Author: Alexander Solzhenitsyn 1918-, Russian Novelist


Quote: When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.

Author: Joseph Stalin 1879-1953, Georgian-born Soviet Leader


Quote: Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.

Author: Gertrude Stein 1874-1946, American Author


Quote: Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.

Author: Adlai E. Stevenson 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician


Quote: The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism.

Author: A. J. P. Taylor 1906-1990, British Historian


Quote: Man will become immeasurably stronger, wiser, and subtler; his body will become more harmonious, his movements more rhythmic, his voice more musical. The forms of life will become dynamically dramatic. The average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a Marx. And above these heights, new peaks will rise.

Author: Leon Trotsky 1879-1940, Russian Revolutionary


Quote: I am a Marxist... of the Groucho tendency.

Author: Source Unknown


Quote: Our fear that Communism might some day take over most of the world blinds us to the fact that anti-communism already has.

Author: Source Unknown


Quote: Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress, but they consider the things government does for others as socialism.

Author: Earl Warren 1891-1974, American Politician, Judge


Quote: Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky.

Author: Boris Yeltsin 1931-, Russian President


Quote: Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.

Author: Mao Zedong 1893-1976, Founder of Chinese Communist State


Quote: Communists should be the first to be concerned about other people and country and the last to enjoy themselves.

Author: Zhao Ziyang


Quote: I am a communist because I believe that the Communist idea is a state form of Christianity.

Author: Alexander Zhuravlyov

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

MAIN MENU

Home

Weird Facts

Weird Facts & More

Origin of Phrases

Weird State Laws

Weird Riddles

Weird Labels

Weird Myths

Weird Science

Fun Facts & Stuff

Jokes

Crafts

Weird Thoughts

Optical Illusions

Famous Quotes

Animal Facts

World Facts

Solar System Facts

Weird Interesting

Phobias

Tongue Twisters

Awesome Videos

Funny Photos

Weird Surveys

Funny Interesting Stuff

Forum Weird

Smart Search