Of course, we are poorer than most of our NATO allies. This is part of the disastrous economic legacy of Socialism.
You can be social minded without being a socialist.
Capitalism is based on the assumption that you can win. Socialism is based on the assumption that you can break even… Mysticism is based on the assumption that you can quit the game.
All that Communism needs to make it successful is someone to feed and clothe it.
Socialism is Bolshevism with a shave.
If Socialism, like all errors, contains some truth (which, moreover, the Supreme Pontiffs have never denied), it is based nevertheless on a theory of human society peculiar to itself and irreconcilable with true Christianity. Religious socialism, Christian socialism, are contradictory terms; no one can be at the same time a good Catholic and a true […]
Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.
‘Helping industry’ is the elephant pit of socialism, a deep hole with sharp spikes at the bottom, covered over with twigs and fresh grass.
What belongs to everybody belongs to nobody.
Authoritarian socialism has failed almost everywhere, but you will not find a single Marxist who will say it has failed because it was wrong or impractical. He will say it has failed because nobody went far enough with it.