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Top 100 Socialist Quotes

#1. The sadist desires to command and control. The masochist desires to be freed from the burdens of liberty. That is Socialism. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#2. Stalin raised a toast: "We will mercilessly destroy anyone who, by his deeds or his thoughts - yes, his thoughts! - threatens the unity of the socialist state. To the complete destruction of all enemies, themselves and their kin!"29 - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#3. Socialist writers are made of sterner stuff than those who only let their characters steeplechase through trouble in order to comeout first in the happy ending of moral uplift. - Author: Christina Stead
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#4. If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong. - Author: Shirley Williams
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#5. NAZISM = "National Socialism"
BOLSHEVISM = "International Socialism"
One was collectivism based on economic class, the other collectivism based on race and ethnicity. They agreed on the socialist part, but disagreed on participants. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#6. The force driving the Israelis decisively out of their socialist past into the modern world of finance was the ingenuity of Netanyahu. - Author: George Gilder
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#7. No true Latter-day Saint and no true American can be a socialist or a communist or support programs leading in that direction. These evil philosophies are incompatible with Mormonism, the true gospel of Jesus Christ. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#8. They fled. The American louts fled. Indeed, concerning the fighting waged by the heroes of the Arab Socialist Baath Party yesterday, one amazing thing really is the cowardice of the American soldiers. we had not anticipated this. - Author: Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
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#9. The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#10. On my way to the office in the morning, there are, in front of me, behind me, other men going to their jobs. I see them; if I dared, I would smile at them. I think to myself that I am a socialist, that they are the purpose of my life, of my efforts and that they do not know it yet. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#11. During the socialist period, the government became too big. That created a crowding-out effect in the private economy, and it gave everybody the need to pay more taxes in order to finance this big government. We are against big government. We want a smaller and more efficient government. - Author: Antonis Samaras
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#12. My dad thinks Obama is a socialist and all these extreme views. - Author: Jonathan Krohn
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#13. The difference between a contemporary liberal and a socialist is that to a liberal the most beautiful word in the English language is 'forbidden', whereas to a socialist the most beautiful word is 'compulsory'. - Author: John McCarthy
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#14. Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#15. My opposition to the socialist and the other consists in attacking violence as a means of effecting any lasting reform. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#16. The trouble with Russia is not that she is socialist but that she is Russia. - Author: Joseph A. Schumpeter
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#17. No one can be, at the same time, a sincere Catholic and a true Socialist. - Author: Pope Pius XI
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#18. A "communist/socialist/progressive" is an oxymoron, like an "atheist/evangelical Christian/Muslim." - Author: Hendrik Hertzberg
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#19. Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#20. To call yourself a socialist in 2015 is to be an idiot. Socialism fails. Everywhere. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#21. It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#22. I told Clooney, George, you're worth $100 million - of course you can afford to be a socialist! - Author: Kevin Sorbo
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#23. I grew up in a strongly socialist family. While I was at school, I worked in party politics and with organizations like the Anti-Nazi League. Everywhere I saw it, I fought prejudice. - Author: Saffron Burrows
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#24. We took the name 'Liberal' because we were determined to be a progressive party, willing to make experiments, in no sense reactionary but believing in the individual, his rights, and his enterprise, and rejecting the socialist panacea. - Author: Robert Menzies
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#25. In England, there are only two things to be, basically: You are either for the labor movement or for the capitalist movement. Either you become a right-wing Archie Bunker if you are in the class I am in, or you become an instinctive socialist, which I was. - Author: John Lennon
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#26. Be a great capitalist. Be a great socialist. Be a great whatever you want to be, but do it with style, clarity and precision. That is the hallmark of those who seek higher knowledge and truth. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#27. I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations, it gives them hope in their own life. - Author: Lalu Prasad Yadav
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#28. I'm a REAL National Socialist, you'd better believe it! - Author: Aleksandr Dugin
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#29. Even were the workers able to have their own representatives, for which our good Socialist politicians are clamoring, what chances are there for their honesty and good faith? - Author: Emma Goldman
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#30. Socialism is an attack on the right to breathe freely. No socialist system can be established without a political police. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#31. Socialist is not a human but animal - because human differs from animal in this that he has moral rules, and reds, as their program states they disobey them. - Author: Janusz Korwin-Mikke
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#32. Mitterrand had a sense for symbols, and he was the first Socialist president since 1958. He wanted to show that there is historical continuity, a connection with the great figures of French history. - Author: Francois Hollande
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#33. As liberals, men like Richter viewed socialism as the great modern counter-revolution, and believed that the achievement of the socialist goal would lead both to appalling poverty and state absolutism. There was nothing in the socialist doctrine of the time that would suggest otherwise. - Author: Ralph Raico
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#34. America is now a socialist economy. The definition of a socialist economy is when 50% or more of your economy is dependent on the federal government. - Author: Christine O'Donnell
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#35. It's the usual Socialist fiscal math of 1 + 1 = You're paying, so who cares. - Author: Rachel Marsden
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#36. The ultimate aim of the CFR (Council on Foreign Relations) is to create a one-world socialist system, and to make the U.S. an official part of it. - Author: Dan Smoot
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#37. I might not be a good socialist, any more than I'm a good Christian, but I am one. - Author: Ken Follett
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#38. The IPL, involving the socialist principle of a salary cap and the protectionist mechanism of quotas, is not perhaps the best example of a market left flourishingly to its own devices and dynamics. - Author: Gideon Haigh
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#39. Contrary to what many skeptics had earlier believed, the Soviet economy is proof that a socialist command economy can function and even thrive. - Author: Paul Samuelson
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#40. To be a socialist is to submit the I to the thou; socialism is sacrificing the individual to the whole. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#41. You see," I said, "I'm a socialist. I don't think this world was made for a small minority to dance on the faces of everyone else. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#42. I nearly always find, when I ask a vegetarian if he is a socialist, or a socialist if he is a vegetarian, that the answer is in the affirmative. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#43. The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#44. The only ideological or political factions that have made any attempt at an ethics consistent with Darwinian science, to this point at least, have been the socialist eugenics movement of the early twentieth century and the Nazi movement that sprang from it. Obviously, - Author: David Bentley Hart
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#45. She's some kind of Socialist-anarchist-anarcho-syndicalist-Communist. Unless you're one of them you can't tell exactly what any of them are. - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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#46. Socialism is "group-think." How uninformed in history do you have to be to advocate for "group-think"?? - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#47. It could fairly be said that the U.S. is increasingly out of step with the rest of the world. As our neighbors to the south elect left-wing or even socialist governments, we are lurching further to the right. As Europe becomes less engaged to the Church, we are becoming more fundamentalist. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#48. With the conception that the Revolution was only a means of securing political power, it was inevitable that all revolutionary values should be subordinated to the needs of the Socialist State; indeed, exploited to further the security of the newly acquired governmental power. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#49. Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people's money. It's quite a characteristic of them. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#50. My whole life so far, my whole experience has been that our failure has been not to love enough. This conviction brought me to a rejection of the radical movement after my early membership in the Socialist Party, the Industrial Workers of the World, and the Communist affiliates I worked with. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#51. Even to an outsider like myself, not only in the theatre was such disunity evident, but in much else in government Spain. Alvarez del Vayo, Socialist Minister of Foreign Affairs, once asked, Why is it Spain's people are so great, but her leaders so small? - Author: Langston Hughes
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#52. Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#53. A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#54. The truth is, some of these comments, when you actually ask 'well, this is based on what? This notion that Obama's a socialist, for example?' Nobody can really give you a good answer. - Author: Barack Obama
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#55. If we take the pope at his word and socialism is highly preferable to capitalism and he was really concerned about these people, he would demand they go home. He would demand they return to their homelands wherever they are, if they were socialist. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#56. I don't want to get people nervous falling off their chairs, but Social Security is a socialist program. It's a program by which the United States government has said that when you get old you should have a steady source of income. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#57. As early as 1975 she had come up with a wonderful line about the Labour Party: They've got the usual Socialist disease - they've run out of other people's money. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#58. The trouble with the Socialist Workers Party is that they live in an historical thermos-flask. - Author: Neil Kinnock
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#59. If any of the socialist chiefs had tried to earn his living by selling hot dogs, he would have learned something about the sovereignty of the consumers. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#60. There is always risk involved. You can't be a capitalist only when there are investment profits but then a socialist when you experience losses. - Author: Cristina Kirchner
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#61. No matter how educated you are, no matter how irrational it seems, you will follow a glimmer of hope. The National Socialist German Workers Party, it was that ray of light. Nothing else was working to fix Germany - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#62. If you don't vote Socialist/Communist before you are twenty, you have no heart - if you do vote Socialist/Communist after you are twenty, you have no head. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#63. Private enterprise is not as spectacular nor as easy to see as the socialist way of temporarily diffusing poverty by eating up the seed corn - the tools - which will increase poverty in the long run. - Author: Raymond C. Hoiles
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#64. Ireland still remains the Holy Isle whose aspirations must on no account be mixed with the profane class-struggles of the rest of the sinful world ... the Irish peasant must not on any account know that the Socialist workers are his sole allies in Europe. - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#65. Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way. - Author: Mark Poster
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#66. This is a perilous time, and more than ever, the world needs a united and strong America. If, God forbid, we live to see Mr. Obama president, we will live through a socialist era that America has not seen before, and our country will be weakened in every way. - Author: Jon Voight
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#67. You've only talked like that since you became a horrid what's-his-name. You know what I mean. What do you call a man who wants to embrace the chimney-sweep?" "A saint," said Father Brown. "I think," said Sir Leopold, with a supercilious smile, "that Ruby means a Socialist. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#68. In his twilight years Hmaing became a supporter of leftist politics while remaining a devout Buddhist. It is open to question how much he actually absorbed of the Marxist socialist ideologies embraced by many of his young disciples. Khitsan - Author: Suu Kyi, Aung San
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#69. The fact that the Vatican is concluding a treaty with the new Germany means the acknowledgement of the National Socialist state by the Catholic Church. This treaty shows the whole world clearly and unequivocally that the assertion that National Socialism is hostile to religion is a lie. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#70. We will shortly become like Germany, France, the United Kingdom, or Sweden - a socialist democracy in which the government dominates the economy, determines private-sector priorities and offers a vastly expanded range of services to many more people at much higher taxes. - Author: Dick Morris
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#71. When I was a worker I busied myself with socialist or, if you like, marxist literature. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#72. All the collaborators of storytelling, in film and television, have to be partly self-centered because they need to do their work the best they can, and that's what makes them really good at what they do, but then they also have to be a part of the socialist society, for the greater good. - Author: Ray McKinnon
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#73. I think it is important for all those young out there, who someday hope to play real football, where you throw it and kick it and run with it and put it in your hands, a distinction should be made that football is democratic, capitalism, whereas soccer is a European socialist sport. - Author: Jack Kemp
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#74. The solemn pledge to abstain from telling the truth was called socialist realism. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#75. We Americans really seem to be the only truly non-socialist economy on earth. - Author: William Pfaff
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#76. In my own sphere I did everything that could possibly be expected of a man who believes in the greatness of his people and who is filled with fanaticism for the greatness of his country, in order to bring about the victory of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist movement. - Author: Hans Frank
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#77. It is essential to link enterprises on the basis of objective laws of a socialist economy and legal system. - Author: Samora Machel
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#78. Let me tell you, very frankly, when I went to the Harvard Business School I was more or less a committed socialist. - Author: P. Chidambaram
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#79. The difference between libertarianism and socialism is that libertarians will tolerate the existence of a socialist community, but socialists can't tolerate a libertarian community. - Author: David Boaz
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#80. Why am I a socialist? Simple: Because I believe in freedom. - Author: Michel Templet
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#81. He also had his proof that bureaucracy made small problems into big problems. India convinced Dad that Britain, which he called socialist England, had delayed the Allied victory in World War II by an entire year. - Author: Claire Conner
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#82. We have to frankly break the back of the secular-socialist machine, elect people committed to representing the American people, and then methodically rip the system apart. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#83. The appeal by twentieth-century pluralists to scientific method was also ideologically - and even messianically - driven. It ignored scientific data that interfered with environmentalist assumptions and misrepresented socialist faith as "scientific planning. - Author: Paul Edward Gottfried
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#84. The future of mankind, for the socialist, is simple: pull down the existing order and allow the future to emerge. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#85. If Obama learned one thing from FDR, it was that every socialist needs his foot soldiers. - Author: Ben Shapiro
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#86. A Socialist United States of Europe seems to me the only worth-while political objective today - Author: George Orwell
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#87. The National Socialist state refuses to admit female labour in factories merely because such labour is cheap. There is, of course, a certain amount of industrial work which can only be performed by women, but an essential condition is that this sort of work should not be injurious to health. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#88. In spite of muzzling the press, imprisoning thousands, and engaging in torture, kidnapping and murder, the Socialist government was still vulnerable to the accusation of being soft on Basques. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#89. Every socialist is a disguised dictator. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#90. So I am a Socialist," said Ingleby, "but I can't stand this stuff about Old Dumbletonians. If everybody had the same State education, these things wouldn't happen." "If everybody had the same face," said Bredon, "there'd be no pretty women. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#91. I am still a socialist. I am a left-of-center politician. I believe that in Africa, if you see the poverty around us, you can't afford to be anything else. - Author: John Dramani Mahama
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#92. If a Tory does not believe that private property is one of the main bulwarks of individual freedom, then he had better become a socialist and have done with it. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#93. As an energetic Socialist, I do my best to see the good that is in him, but it's hard. Comrade Bristow's the most striking argument against the equality of man I've ever come across. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#94. The navy is like a socialist country. Efficiency isn't part of the jargon. - Author: James W. Blinn
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#95. Capitalists desire purchasing power. Socialists lust for the power to plan society. Which is worse? - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#96. Marx made theory ... Lenin applied it with his sense of large-scale social organization ... And Henry Ford made the work of the socialist state possible. - Author: Diego Rivera
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#97. The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny. - Author: Jim DeMint
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#98. The political restructuring we pursue in China is aimed at advancing the self-improvement and development of the socialist political system. We will continue to expand people's democracy and build a socialist country under the rule of law in keeping with China's national conditions. - Author: Hu Jintao
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#99. Yes, Siri. A dedicated socialist plunges headfirst into the troubled waters without testing the depth." "Isn't he likely to bump his head on the bottom?" Siri asked. - Author: Colin Cotterill
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#100. The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time. - Author: Fritz Todt
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