C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


Communism means barbarism.


The law cannot equalize men in spite of Nature.


Communism is plunder legalized.

Mary Trimmer.

There may be community of material possessions, but there can never be community of love or esteem.

Dr. Johnson.

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

Heinrich Heine.

You cannot place mediocrity on a par with culture and intelligence; consequently communism is impossible.

Perley Poore.

One who has yearnings for equal division of unequal earnings. Idler or bungler, he is willing to fork out his penny and pocket your shilling.

Ebenezer Elliott.

Cæsar was Rome’s escape from communism. I expect no Cæsar; I find on our map no Rubicon. But then I expect to see communistic madness rebuked and ended.

Prof. Hitchcock.

Levellers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear levelling up to themselves. They would all have some people under them; why not then have some people above them?

Dr. Johnson.