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Definition of Socialism

Socialism

  1. A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society, with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor. In popular usage, the term is often employed to indicate any lawless, revolutionary social scheme. See Communism, Fourierism, Saint-Simonianism, forms of socialism.

Socialism Quotations

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

Democracy is the road to socialism.
Karl Marx

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
Margaret Thatcher

In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy.
David Horowitz

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Fidel Castro
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Socialism Translations

socialism in Dutch is socialisme
socialism in French is socialisme
socialism in German is Sozialismus
socialism in Hungarian is szocializmus
socialism in Portuguese is socialismo
socialism in Spanish is socialismo
socialism in Swedish is socialism
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