Communism Sayings and Quotes

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

To build communism it is necessary, simultaneous with the new material foundations, to build the new man and woman.     

Che Guevara

Communism is trying to take the world by force. But God will take the world by love.     

Sun Myung Moon

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 deprives no man of the ability to appropriate the fruits of his labour. The only thing it deprives him of is the ability to enslave others by means of such appropriations.     

Karl Marx

Communism has been the greatest and bloodiest illusion that humanity ever bore.     

Gianfranco Fini

Communism is one of the options that can improve people's lives.     

Tom Hayden

Communism is a form of government under which every citizen at election time enjoys the privilege of voting yes.     

Evan Esar

Communism teaches and seeks two objectives: unrelenting class warfare and the complete eradication of private ownership.     

Pope Pius XI

Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals with no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.     

Clare Boothe Luce

Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.     

John F. Kennedy

Communism is evil. its driving force are the deadly sins of envy and hatred.     

Peter Drucker

Communism was something so hideous that you had to be an exceptional conformist or a fool not to see the evil around you.     

Donald Tusk

Communism is a form of society where the less people have to eat, the more they have to swallow.     

Evan Esar

Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically.     

Lech Walesa

Communism introduced into the world a substitute for true religion. It is a counterfeit of the gospel plan.     

Ezra Taft Benson

Under capitalism, man exploits man. under communism, its just the opposite.     

John Kenneth Galbraith

The principle of communism is the enrichment of the idle at the expense of the provident; it is plunder legalized.     

Mary Trimmer

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

Communism is the opiate of the people.     

Will Durant

Communism needs democracy like the human body needs oxygen.     

Leon Trotsky

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

Karl Marx

Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.     

Frank Zappa

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

Heinrich Heine

The ultimate weakness of Communism is that it robs man of that quality which makes him man.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.     

Mao Zedong

Communism is like one big phone company.     

Lenny Bruce

Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work.     

Will Rogers

Communism is a cow of many; well milked and badly fed.     


Communism was overthrown by life, by thought, by dignity.     

Vaclav Havel

Communism is fascism with a human face.     

Susan Sontag

Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.     

Karl Marx

Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government.     

Grover Cleveland

Communism is in conflict with human nature.     

Ernest Renan

Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.     

Adlai Stevenson II

Communism is not always equality; but it is more so than property is. In communism inequality springs from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.     

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Communism is the flower of idleness.     

George Ticknor