Best 171 of Communist quotes - MyQuotes
Only communist regimes have churned out more jargon than modern business.
A. E. Samaan
If your political theory requires humanity to "evolve", then you do not have a theory.... you have a dream.
Many Communist government officials have a rigid, dictatorial power, but they live in constant suspicion and fear of anything that might undermine the power they have.
I joined the Communist Party because I felt I had to be in some organization.
Only Communists and Social Democrats who acted against the state were incarcerated. Most of the Communists and Social Democrats I had known became Nazis later. Only those who were doing anything against the state were thrown in concentration camps.
If the money wasted on arms could be used to help the less developed nations, that would probably be a greater blow against the Communist danger than anything else.
A. E. Samaan
Individuals can only volunteer their will. The collective has no rights if not by the use of force and coercion. Collectivism is not a collection of individuals; It is the complete denial of the individual and its rights. Socialism is not cooperation of individuals; it is the denial of individual rights and individual dignity.
You can become a Communist only when you enrich your mind with a knowledge of all the treasures created by mankind.
[Taken from a BBC documentary] Tariq was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, then part of British-ruled India, in 1943. A Catholic school education did nothing to shake his life-long atheism, which he shared with his communist parents.
Ezra Taft Benson
No true Latter-day Saint and no true American can be a socialist or a communist.
A "communist/socialist/progressive" is an oxymoron, like an "atheist/evangelical Christian/Muslim.
I will never vote Democrat again, they are Communists.
I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.
Experience has taught me that the shallowest of communist platitudes contains more of a hierarchy of meaning than contemporary bourgeois profundity.
In the end, we lost IndoChina to the communists. But we did not lose Southeast Asia.
You're seeing the first communist-produced automobile coming in to the U.S.. What I'm going to run on is a rebirth of capitalism.
Jean-marie Le Pen
What's surprising is that the people who fought against torture here are the communists.
The word "collective" is not so often used because it has been basically used by socialists and communists and has a different history. The word "cooperative" means the workplace itself is organized cooperatively, rather than in the conventional capitalistic, hierarchical form.
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called “the common good.
I am a Maoist sympathiser. I'm not a Maoist ideologue, because the communist movements in history have been just as destructive as capitalism.
My great-great-grandfather Julius founded the Communist Party in New York.
When they locked up the social democrats, I remained silent; I was not a social democrat.
I'm not very impressed by people who yell "traitor" and "communist" and other less printable things. I don't like it.
The American escalation of the war in Laos provoked a response by the Communist forces, which now control more of Laos than ever before.
What does Karl Marx put on his pasta? Communist Manipesto!
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I could never be a Communist. I could never be regimented. I could never be told what to write.
A Communist must never be opinionated or domineering, thinking that he is good in everything while others are good in nothing; he must never shut himself up in his little room, or brag and boast and lord it over others.
Of course, I do not believe in having everyone who is a liberal called a communist, or everyone who is conservative called a fascist.
The Communists have no need to introduce free love; it has existed almost from time immemorial.
The Régime did not want Communists; it wanted robots. It will take at least a generation to change them back into humans again.
To be a Communist or to be somebody who believes in the future is a curious thing. So you have to live with people around you, you have to be with the people.
When you leave people behind, and those people who are left behind, it's not their fault, it's the leaders of the institutions. There's always going to be an elite. You can have an elite in a communist society. It is the leaders, something went wrong, and the leaders collectively are responsible.
As for people who are politically backward, Communists should not slight or despise them, but should befriend them, unite with them, convince them and encourage them to go forward.
You believe in freedom of speech for communists because what they say is true. You do not believe in freedom of speech for fascists because what they say is a lie.
Communist until you get rich. Feminist until you get married. Atheist until the airplane starts falling.
A. E. Samaan
Democratic Socialism devolves into totalitarian Socialism and eventually into full on Communism as people resist statism.
It was strictly forbidden to preach to other prisoners. It was understood that whoever was caught doing this received a severe beating. A number of us decided to pay the price for the privilege of preaching, so we accepted their [the communists' ] terms. It was a deal; we preached and they beat us. We were happy preaching. They were happy beating us, so everyone was happy.
The skeleton in my closet carries a hammer and sickle.
There are social democrats and others who are marching more in the direction of equality, whether you call them socialists or communists... Capitalism has only hurt Latin America.
Ho, or Nguyen Ai Quoc, thus became the first Vietnamese communist and a founding member of the French Communist party, born out of the split.
Jesus Christ was the biggest blight on the human race, he was. And all them socialists and communists - second rate Christianity.
Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a Communist Plot.
I have decided to denounce communism, though I love the Communists. I don't find it to be right to preach the gospel without denouncing communism.
When people are standing up for our present rotten system, they are being worse than Communists, it seems to me.
Communists love to make films about composers, because composers compose music and don't talk subversive things.
He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist.
Revolution? Really, Ono! The communists want a revolution. We want nothing of the sort. Quite the opposite, in fact. We wish for a restoration.
No strike could ever be won with a Communist at its head since the employers would make victory impossible.
A. E. Samaan
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private liberty.
I entered the Communist Party because its cause was just and I will leave it when it ceases to be just.