Imperialism Sayings and Quotes

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


For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.     

Irving Babbitt

The key to the defeat and eventually the end of imperialism as a a whole is the unity of all socialist countries and progressive forces in capitalist countries.     

Tim Buck

Imperialism is not the creation of any one or any one group of states.

Karl Liebknecht

For it is with the same imperialism that present-day simulators try to make the real, all the real, coincide with their simulation models.

Jean Baudrillard

So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.     

Hassan Nasrallah

The only path to the final defeat of imperialism and the building of socialism is revolutionary war.     

Bill Ayers

Imperialism is a negation of God. It does ungodly acts in the name of God     

Mahatma Gandhi

Imperialism: The final stage of Capitalism.     

Vladimir Lenin

If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.     

Vladimir Lenin

In imperialism nothing fails like success. If the conqueror oppresses his subjects, they will become fanatical patriots, and sooner or later have their revenge; if he treats them well, and governs them for their good, they will multiply faster than their rulers, till they claim their independence.     

William Ralph Inge

Imperialism leaves behind germs of rot which we must clinically detect and remove from our land but from our minds as well.     

Frantz Fanon

Imperialism is a paper tiger.     

Mao Zedong