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Quotations on Communism

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A communist is like a crocodile: when it opens its mouth you cannot tell whether it is trying to smile or preparing to eat you up.

~ Winston Churchill

I never agree with Communists or any other kind of kept men.

~ H.L. Mencken

I do not believe in communism any more than you do but there is nothing wrong with the Communists in this country. Several of the best friends I have got are Communists.

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Communism means barbarism.

~ James Russell Lowell

Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.

~ Adlai E. Stevenson

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.

~ Heinrich Heine

They say that the Soviet delegates smile. That smile is genuine. It is not artificial. We wish to live in peace, tranquility. But if anyone believes that our smiles involve abandonment of the teaching of Marx, Engels and Lenin he deceives himself poorly. Those who wait for that must wait until a shrimp learns to whistle.

~ Nikita Khrushchev

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.

~ Karl Marx

Communism is a society where each one works according to his abilities and gets according to his needs.

~ Pierre Joseph Proudhon

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