A Quote by Nikolai Lenin on capitalism, death, and socialism

Imperialism, in a sense, is the transition stage from capitalism to Socialism. . . . It is capitalism dying, not dead.

Nikolai Lenin (1870 - 1924)

Source: 1917

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on exercise, history, influence, men, and socialism

Marxian Socialism must always remain a portent to the historians of opinion - how a doctrine so illogical and so dull can have exercised so powerful and enduring an influence over the minds of men, and, through them, the events of history.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

Source: The End of Laissez-Faire, 1925

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A Quote by Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. on companions, concern, socialism, and weakness

Companion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.

Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 - 1978)

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A Quote by Georges Clemenceau on heart, proof, and socialism

Not to be a socialist at twenty is proof of want of heart; to be one at thirty is proof of want of head.

Georges Clemenceau (1841 - 1929)

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A Quote by François Mitterand on economics, socialism, and support

France could have all the socialism its capitalistic economy could support.

Francois Mitterand (1916 - 1996)

Source: attributed

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A Quote by Arnold Beichmen on capitalism, myth, people, reality, and socialism

...the myth of socialism is far stronger than the reality of capitalism. That is because capitalism is not really an ism at all. It is what people do if you leave them alone.

Arnold Beichmen

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A Quote by Charles Alexis Henri Clérel de Tocqueville on democracy, equality, liberty, and socialism

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 - 1859)

Source: Tocqueville in Democracy in America, 1835

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