Socialism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old socialism quotes, socialism sayings, and socialism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you, you know your nation is doomed. Ayn Rand
Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
For me, socialism has always been about liberty and solidarity, but also about responsibility. Jacques Delors
Socialism values equality more than liberty. Dennis Prager
Socialism is also unselfishness embraced as an axiom. Roger Kimball
Socialism requires that government becomes your god. Rafael Cruz
Socialism is the abolition of human self-alienation, the return of man as a real human being. Erich Fromm
Socialism is simply Communism for people without the testosterone to man the barricades. Gary North
No one has the right to place one human being in a position of political power over another. Wendy McElroy
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
Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to the description of society as it should be, and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be. Benjamin Tucker
The goal of socialism is communism. Vladimir Lenin
It is not what you can do for your country, but what you can do for all of mankind. Mike Norton
Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. Thomas Sowell
We are now moving towards complete collectivism or socialism, a system under which everybody is enslaved to everybody. Ayn Rand
When we give government the power to make medical decisions for us, we in essence accept that the state owns our bodies. Ron Paul
The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money. Margaret Thatcher
Socialism is like a dream. Sooner or later you wake up to reality. Winston Churchill
Socialism is not a science, a sociology in miniature: it is a cry of pain. Emile Durkheim
Socialism is politicized envy. Rousas John Rushdoony
Socialism is the ideal state, but it can never be achieved while man is so selfish. Annie Besant
Socialism always produces evil results, no matter one's intentions. Dave Champion
Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes. Oswald Spengler
Socialism, as I understand it, is a system of democracy. Without democracy, there is no socialism. Wen Jiabao
Socialism is socialism. Government run enterprises are just as inept under democratic governments as they are under autocratic governments. Thomas J. DiLorenzo
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion. Richard John Neuhaus
The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level. Norman Mailer
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity. William Howard Taft
A society that chooses between capitalism and socialism does not choose between two social systems; it chooses between social cooperation and the disintegration of society. Ludwig Von Mises
Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society. Daniel De Leon