Quotes of Communism

“ Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff. ”

- Frank Zappa

“ Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ Communism is like one big phone company. ”

- Lenny Bruce

“ Communism is like prohibition, it's a good idea but it won't work. ”

- Will Rogers

“ A specter is haunting Europe — the specter of communism. ”

- Karl Marx

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

- Ebenezer Elliot

“ 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. ”

- Pierre Joseph Proudhon

“ 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. ”

- Pierre Joseph Proudhon

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

- Boris Yeltsin

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

- Unknown

“ The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism. ”

- A. J. P. Taylor

“ Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ 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

“ Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff. ”

- Frank Zappa

“ Communism is like one big phone company. ”

- Lenny Bruce

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

- John F. Kennedy

“ Communism is in conflict with human nature. ”

- Ernest Renan

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

- Will Rogers

“ Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country. ”

- Vladimir Lenin

“ Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals with no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation. ”

- Will Rogers

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

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world. ”

- Earl Warren

“ Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great. ”

- Clement R. Attlee

“ The "Communism" of the English intellectual is something explicable enough. It is the patriotism of the deracinated. ”

- George Orwell

“ I don't really view communism as a bad thing. ”

- Whoopi Goldberg

“ I have always been and will be an enemy of communism, but I love all people. ”

- Lech Walesa

“ Marxism is a revolutionary worldview that must always struggle for new revelations. ”

- Rosa Luxemburg
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