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.

A specter is haunting Europe — the specter of communism.

All I know is I'm not a Marxist.

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

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

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

Communism is in conflict with human nature.

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.

Communism is like one big phone company.

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

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

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

Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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