Communism Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr.

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.

José Martí

The first duty of a man is to think for himself

Malcolm X

You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker

Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.

Albert Einstein

The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!. Albert
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!

Leon Trotsky

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.

Norman Mailer

Any war that requires the suspension of reason as a necessity for support is a bad war.

Leon Trotsky

Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.

Malcolm X

The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba - yes Cuba too.

Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.

Adam Smith

Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.

José Martí

A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel.

José Martí

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.

Michael Collins

I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before.

Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers’ cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism.

Fulton J. Sheen

Communism is the final logic of the dehumanization of man.

Stefan Molyneux

The world, viewed philosophically, remains a series of slave camps, where citizens – tax livestock – labor under the chains of illusion in the service of their masters.

Karl Marx

Then the world will be for the common people, and the sounds of happiness will reach the deepest springs. Ah! Come! People of every land, how can you not be roused.

Charles E. Coughlin

I have dedicated my life to fight against the heinous rottenness of modern capitalism because it robs the laborer of this world's goods. But blow for blow I shall strike against Communism, because it robs us of the next world's happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.

Jeffrey Tucker

There is only a certain amount of wealth in the world, this thinking goes. Economics is a matter of acquiring and allocating, not creating. This was the view of the world’s smartest people, all top philosophers and not stupid people, for many thousands of years before the age of the enlightenment. It still is.

H.L. Mencken

The trouble with Communism is the Communists, just as the trouble with Christianity is the Christians.

Ernest Hemingway

How would that premise stand up if he examined it? That was probably why the Communists were always cracking down on Bohemiansism. When you were drunk or when you committed adultery you recognised your own personal fallability of that so mutable substitute for the apostles' creed, the party line. Down with Bohemianism, the sin of Majakowski.

Otto Von Bismarck

Crowned heads, wealth and privilege may well tremble should ever again the Black and Red unite!"
-after the split between Anarchists and Marxists in 1872

Ronald Reagan

How do you tell a Communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.

Karl Marx

Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.

Workingmen of all countries unite!

Mike Norton

It is not what you can do for your country, but what you can do for all of mankind.

Benito Mussolini

State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all.

Eric Hoffer

If the Communists win Europe and a large part of the world, it will not be because they know how to stir up discontent or how to infect people with hatred, but because they know how to preach hope.

T.H. White

The race will find that capitalists and communists modify themselves so much during the ages that they end by being indistinguishable as democrats...

Milan Kundera

It's not your enemies who condemn you to solitude, it's your friends

Jeffrey Tucker

Without anarchy, there would be chaos.

Stefan Molyneux

Deep pockets and empty hearts rule the world. We unleash them at our peril.

George Reisman

Liberty should be understood as freedom from the government, specifically, freedom from the initiation of physical force by the government.

Stefan Molyneux

The paralysis of potential is essential to the manufacturing of victims.

Fidel Castro

If people call me Christian, not from the standpoint of religion but from the standpoint of social vision, I declare that I am a Christian.

Dave Champion

Socialism always produces evil results, no matter one's intentions.

Janusz Korwin-Mikke

Socialism is a monster, which will die.

Kenneth Minogue

Europeans have sometimes been beguiled by a despotism that comes concealed in the seductive form of an ideal – as it did in the cases of Hitler and Stalin. This fact may remind us that the possibility of despotism is remote neither in space nor in time.

Hélder Câmara

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.

Liao Yiwu

In these remote corners, I have discovered a center point, where East met West, and although there has been a collision of cultures, there is now a new Christian identity that is distinctly Chinese.

The circuitous mountain path in Yunnan province is red because over many years it has been soaked with blood.

Thomas Stephen Szasz

Psychiatrists look for twisted molecules and defective genes as the causes of schizophrenia, because schizophrenia is the name of a disease. If Christianity or Communism were called diseases, would they then look for the chemical and genetic “causes” of these “conditions”?

Terri Cheney

[ ] manic sex isn't really intercourse. It's dicourse, just another way to ease the insatiable need for contact and communication. In place of words, I simply spoke with my skin.

Greg Johnson

Violence, of course, is generally associated with frankly totalitarian forms of anti-political utopianism like Communism, but the Second World War shows that liberal universalists are as capable of violence as Communists. They are just less capable of honesty.

Nicole Mones

An inch of gold can't buy an inch of time

Ernest Hemingway

Are you a communist?"
"No I am an anti-fascist"
"For a long time?"
"Since I have understood fascism.

Heda Margolius Kovaly

It was becoming evident to many that while evil grows all by itself, good can be achieved only through hard struggle and maintained only through tireless effort, ..

Leon Trotsky

With all due respect to all philistines, the dictatorship of the proletariat does just consist in "giving a hiding" to the classes that were previously supreme, before forcing them to recognize the new order and to submit to it.

Aldous Huxley

It is only when we have renounced our preoccupation with "I," "me," "mine," that we can truly possess the world in which we live. Everything, provided that we regard nothing as property. And not only is everything ours; it is also everybody else's.

Joseph Stalin

...[I]ron discipline does not preclude but presupposes criticism and contest of opinion within the Party. Least of all does it mean that discipline must be 'blind'. On the contrary, iron discipline does not preclude but presupposes conscious and voluntary submission, for only conscious discipline can be truly iron discipline.

Karl Marx

Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.


Finally liberty has come!

Simon Schwartz

If anybody tries to penetrate the past with the knife of the present will always act in vain. The past is invulnerable. Such attempts can only cause the present or the future to bleed." - Gregor Brand

William R. Bowen

It is no wonder that Satan hates the family and has hurled his venom against it in the form of Communism.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent.

Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Without Revolutionary theory, there can be no Revolutionary Movement.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Someone that you have deprived of everything is no longer in your power. He is once again entirely free.

Oswald Mosley

Als it is hard for America to fight wars in the name of freedom, if those people themselves choose for nonfreedom. Can America and England save India from communism, if they vote communist themselves.

Wendy McElroy

No one has the right to place one human being in a position of political power over another.

Jeffrey Tucker

Ultimately, all arguments against markets are arguments against anarchy. Marx understood this much, at least.

Ludwig Von Mises

Freedom is indivisible. As soon as one starts to restrict it, one enters upon a decline on which it is difficult to stop.

Alexis De Tocqueville

It's not an endlessly expanding list of rights - the 'right' to education, the 'right' to health care, the 'right' to food and housing. That's not freedom, that's dependency. Those aren't rights, those are the rations of slavery - hay and a barn for human cattle.

Murray N. Rothbard

There are two and only two ways that any economy can be organized. One is by freedom and voluntary choice - the way of the market. The other is by force and dictation - the way of the State.

George Santayana

The man who is not permitted to own is owned.

Wilhelm Röpke

In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom.

Herbert Spencer

They who employ force by proxy are as much responsible for that force as though they employed it themselves.

Albert Jay Nock

In proportion as you give the state power to do things for you, you give it power to do things to you.

Murray N. Rothbard

It is easy to be conspicuously 'compassionate' if others are being forced to pay the cost.

Stefan Molyneux

If you can convince people that freedom is injustice, they will then believe that slavery is freedom.

Stefan Molyneux

Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep.

Mal Peet

Freedom had no place in the Soviet System. Freedom was another word for anarchy, and that wouldn't do at all.

Friedrich Engels

The free development of each is the condition for the free development of all.

Karl Marx

Labor in the white skin can never free itself as long as labor in the black skin is branded.

Mary Sage Nguyen

One man can change the world, look at Adolf Hitler.

Mao Tse-tung

An army of the people is invincible!

Bertolt Brecht

Those who are weak don't fight.
Those who are stronger might fight
for an hour.
Those who are stronger still might fight
for many years.
The strongest fight
their whole life.
They are the indispensable ones.

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