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The tennis ball doesn't know how old I am. The ball doesn't know if I'm a man or a woman or if I come from a communist country or not. Sport has always broken down these barriers.
We have the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. 'America, land of liberty and freedom?' You know, that's baloney. More than 2 million Americans are behind bars now. Communist China has four times the population and they have 1.5 million people behind bars.
I am a Christian. That obliges me to be a Communist.
George Bernard Shaw
Over the years, there have been a series of concepts developed to justify the use of force in international affairs for a long period. It was possible to justify it on the pretext, which usually turned out to have very little substance, that the U.S. was defending itself against the communist menace. By the 1980s, that was wearing pretty thin.
If I decide to make a coat red in the show, it's not just red, I think: is it communist red? Is it cherry cordial? Is it ruby red? Or is it apple red? Or the big red balloon red?
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 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.
Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a Communist Plot.
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.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
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
While the Chinese people, as a rule, are good people, my business dealings with Communist Chinese officials have left me disturbed and concerned about the rise of the Chinese Empire.
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
Also, when you escape a Communist regime, you treasure liberty and you understand that as government and state expand, liberty must contract.
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.
I want to be the first guy to reverse a communist revolution.
I'm a Communist, fully convinced and dedicated to my cause.
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.
I'm still a communist in the sense that I don't believe the world will survive with the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer - I think that the pressures will get so tremendous that the social contract will just come apart.
Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American. He's a communist.
Without the communist oppression, I am absolutely sure I would now be a local stupid professor of philosophy in Ljubljana.
In the minds of many Americans, if you are a radical Democrat or a Socialist, you are automatically a Communist. And if you are a Communist, then therefore you are an anti-American person and a person who is not a patriot. But nothing is further from the truth.
Michael Eric Dyson
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.
First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before Congressional Committees, nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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