If you condemn capitalism and think that socialism is the answer to all economic woes, then these famous communism quotations and sayings should help you know better. For more on socialism quotes, read on.

Socialism Quotes

This famous socio-political theory stresses on the importance of common or public ownership where all means of production and distribution of resources are vested in the hands of the state. The ideology of socialism hinges on the principles of equality and sharing. Unlike capitalism, where individual interest is given more importance, socialism tilts towards the philosophy of equal sharing. All said and done, the doctrine of socialism has failed to reach its ideals and its very foundation has been trampled by unwillingness of people to participate and share. For more on socialism, trail down these famous communism quotations and sayings.

He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.

- Karl Marx

Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.

- Karl Marx

The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.

- Karl Marx

Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl.

- Kenny Chesney

Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.

- John L. Lewis

The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry.

- John L. Lewis

The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.

- John L. Lewis

Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away.

- Fidel Castro

“They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?”

- Fidel Castro

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

- George Orwell

Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.

- Marquis de Sade

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale.

- Ralph Ellison

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing socialist culture in our land.

- Mao Zedong

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

- Winston Churchill

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.

- Vladimir Nabokov

Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.

- Thomas Mann

Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.

- Daniel Webster

Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.

- Vladimir Lenin

By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage.

- Ian Mcewan

No sociologist should think himself too good, even in his old age, to make tens of thousands of quite trivial computations in his head and perhaps for months at a time.

- Max Weber

Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships.

- C. L. R. James

The country has undergone a profound social upheaval, the greatest the proletariat has ever known.

- C. L. R. James

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

- Gene Tierney

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

- David Lloyd George

America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.

- James Fenimore Cooper

Socialism is... not only a way of life, but a certain scientific approach to social and economic problems.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.

- Jerry Garcia

Some of the greatest social reformers of our time were wealthy.

- Jerry Rubin

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.

- Thomas Merton

Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.

- Hubert H. Humphrey

It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea.

- Hubert H. Humphrey

The left is back, and it's the only path we have to get out of the spot to which the right has sunken us. Socialism builds and capitalism destroys.

- Hugo Chavez

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.

- Isaac Newton

Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste.

- William Feather

The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.

- Tim McGraw

I regard this novel as a work without redeeming social value, unless it can be recycled as a cardboard box.

- Ellen Goodman

A lot of people thought I wasn't doing anything because I was spending a lot of time socialising and going out, but I've always managed to get work actually done.

- Damien Hirst

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