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Forum Post: Anti-Socialism Quotes to live by.....

Posted 11 years ago on May 30, 2013, 10:24 p.m. EST by HCabret (-327)
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“The first duty of a man is to think for himself” ― José Martí

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

“The problem with Marxism is the proletariat isn’t going to rise up against capitalism and consumerism. The only time they’ll rise up is during a commercial break to either go to the bathroom or grab more beer.
” ― Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

“The world would not be in such a snarl, had Marx been Groucho instead of Karl.” ― Irving Berlin

“Fascism is the stage reached after communism has proved an illusion.” ― Friedrich A. von Hayek

“I collect collectivisms. I’ve already got socialism and communism, and all I need is fascism to complete the set. I’m looking to trade my dusty democracy, but Uncle Sam isn’t interested in a deal at this time. 
” ― Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

“Communism is the final logic of the dehumanization of man.” ― Fulton J. Sheen

“The control of the production of wealth is the control of human life itself.” ― Hilaire Belloc

“[I]n communism, you'd threaten a dog into compliance, while in capitalism, obedience is obtained through bribes.” ― Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master's Son

“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.” ― Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

“[It is b]etter to die on the losing side than to live under communisim.” ― Whittaker Chambers



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[-] 2 points by Buttercup (1067) 11 years ago

"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires." - John Steinbeck

Just sayin. It's a good quote.

And while we're on quotes, some thoughts on the current state of the Republican Party.

“I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement [Libertarians] in the US that thinks Americans are not yet selfish enough.” ― Christopher Hitchens

“That's libertarians for you — anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.” ― Kim Stanley Robinson, author, Green Mars