Quotations on Socialism-“All socialism involves slavery.” ~ Herbert Spencer

“To do evil a human being must first of all believe that what he’s doing is good.” ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” ~ Margaret Thatcher

“It’s usually futile to try to talk facts and analysis to people who are enjoying a sense of moral superiority in their ignorance.” ~ Thomas Sowell

“It is more important that the consequences of a person’s action be beneficial than that his motives be benevolent. Having good intentions is a claim especially fitting for paving contractors bidding on resurfacing hell; persons who parade such a claim are unfit to guide others through the labyrinth of life.” ~ Thomas Szasz, M.D.

“All socialism involves slavery.” ~ Herbert Spencer

“The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” ~ Norman Thomas

“Freedom and prosperity cannot coexist with socialism and endless war.  Yet socialism and endless war are exactly what most in Washington are promoting.” ~ Ron Paul   (2002)

“Private property is disdained, but it promotes far more conscientious stewardship than is the norm with publicly owned property.”   ~ John Stossel

“The State has had a vested interest in promoting attitudes that would tend to make us skeptical of our own abilities, fearful of the motives of others, and emotionally dependent upon external authorities for purpose and direction in our lives.”  ~ Butler D. Shaffer

“The invisible hand in politics operates in the opposite direction to the invisible hand in the market.”  ~ Milton Friedman

“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“There are two methods, or means, and only two, whereby man’s needs and desires can be satisfied. One is the production and exchange of wealth; this is the economic means. The other is the uncompensated appropriation of wealth produced by others; this is the political means.”  ~ Albert J. Nock

The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else. ~ Fredric Bastiat (1850)

“As long as Americans believe in the morality of altruism, that the need of some is a claim on others to provide it, they will go for the political promises…. [S]ince the elderly need a drug benefit or wish it, and the rest have to sacrifice to meet it – by force.  That is the lure and promise of political miracles.”  ~ Rohit Rupta

The radical lefties of the 60s have become the authoritarian fascists of the new millennium. ~ Richard B. Boddie

“You don’t have to understand sewage to recognize shit!” –Mark Tammett