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One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.
Robert A. Heinlein
There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!
John F. Kennedy
I am a Christian. That obliges me to be a Communist.
George Bernard Shaw
Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.
Henry A. Kissinger
And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you'll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
No member of our generation who wasn't a Communist or a dropout in the thirties is worth a damn.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I believe there's about 78 to 81 members of the Democrat Party who are members of the Communist Party. It's called the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
But as in all cults, what's central to the Communist Party is the belief system and the elimination of nuance. From there you're very slowly led down the road to fanaticism and mass murder.
I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.
I grew up pretty much prevented from knowing anything from Communist China except that they were the bad guys that stole our country.
I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
When I became political and Communist, it was because they were the only people I had ever met who fought the color bar in their lives.
When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement.
Also, when you escape a Communist regime, you treasure liberty and you understand that as government and state expand, liberty must contract.
I was a communist, but being left-wing was fashionable. I was no different from thousands of middle-class kids.
I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
I was very restless. I really wanted to be a part of a kind of a progressive society. I was fed up with these Communist doctrines and you were hassled all the time with members of the Party committee who were KGB, what you have to do, where in the West you can go or not to go.
The communist model does not work economically, we all realised that, but the capitalist model in the modern world also looks to be unsustainable.
Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.
I am a Communist, certainly, but that doesn't mean I have to make films about the wheat harvest.
My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country.
Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.
To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a taste of the police state. It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable.
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