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Fascism was a counter-revolution against a ...
by Ignazio Silone

Fascism was a counter-revolution against a revolution that never took place.
- Ignazio Silone

Destiny is the invention of the cowardly,
and the resigned.
- Ignazio Silone

On a group of theories one can found a school;
but on a group of values one can found a culture,
a civilization, a new way of living together among men.
- Ignazio Silone

The final conflict will be between the Communists and the ex-Communists.
- Ignazio Silone

 

Liberty is the possibility of doubting,
the possibility of making a mistake,
the possibility of searching and experimenting,
the possibility of saying No to any authority -
literary,
artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
- Ignazio Silone

Fascism is a religion.
The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
- Benito Mussolini

Fascism is fascism.
Terrorism is terrorism.
Oppression is oppression.
- Harry Belafonte

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England and Greece are friends.
English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism,
and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots.
- Melina Mercouri

I was a little girl fighting as a partisan against Nazi-Fascism.
- Oriana Fallaci

Fascism is not defined by the number of its victims,
but by the way it kills them.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We are ready to end fascism once and for all,
even in spite of the Republican government.
- Buenaventura Durruti

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism
because it is a merger of state and corporate power.
- Benito Mussolini

Fascism is a worldwide disease.
Its greatest threat to the United States will come after the war,
either via Latin America or within the United States itself.
- Henry A. Wallace

These code authorities could regulate production,
quantities, qualities, prices, distribution methods,
etc., under the supervision of the NRA.
This was fascism.
- John T. Flynn

The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when,
in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the
Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.
- Bill Alexander

Fascism will come at the hands of perfectly authentic Americans.
- John T. Flynn

Fascism is not an article for export.
- Benito Mussolini

I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism,
and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation
who went to war against fascism.
- P. D. James

After two world wars, the collapse of fascism,
nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war,
humanity has entered a new phase of its history.
- Hans Kung

The European brand of fascism will probably present
its most serious postwar threat to us via Latin America.
- Henry A. Wallace

We have lived through the flood time of fascism and
of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost
to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
- Emily Greene Balch

We tend to think about fascism in terms of the Second World War.
- Ian Hart

Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast.
- Ken Kesey

No government fights fascism to destroy it.
When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands,
it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
- Buenaventura Durruti

In my speeches, I always condemned communism,
national-socialism and fascism.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

The struggle is so great that the triumph over fascism
alone is worth the sacrifice of our lives.
- Frederica Montseny

All that is needed to set us definitely on the road
to a Fascist society is war.
It will of course be a modified form of Fascism at first.
- John T. Flynn

Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism;
less extreme,
it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.
- Chris Patten

But Fascism cannot continue in a modified form.
- John T. Flynn

Fascism is a religious concept.
- Benito Mussolini

Fascism is capitalism in decay.
- Vladimir Lenin

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism,
as it is the merger of corporate and government power.
- Benito Mussolini

I'm afraid, based on my own experience,
that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
- Jim Garrison

Fascism is itself less 'ideological',
in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination
that is elsewhere concealed.
- Theodor Adorno

Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
- Leon Trotsky

The war against terror is every bit as important as
our fight against fascism in World War II.
Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning

Fascism is not in itself a new order of society.
It is the future refusing to be born.
- Aneurin Bevan

Fascism is capitalism plus murder.
- Upton Sinclair

Fascism is not the result of dictatorship.
- John T. Flynn

When applied to politics and taken to its extreme,
kitsch is the mask of death.
Fascism was all aesthetics.
There was no core principle to it.
There was no truth to it.
- John Cusack

The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and
democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan.
- Henry A. Wallace

Well let's see; I'm not obsessed with...
I like Walt Disney except that you know,
except for the horrible fascism.
I love the art of it.
I like a lot of things I don't agree with and that's one of them.
- Mark Morris

We seem to be a long way off from the kind of Fascism
which we behold in Italy today,
but we are not so far from the kind of Fascism which
Mussolini preached in Italy before he assumed power,
and we are slowly approaching the conditions which
made Fascism there possible.
- John T. Flynn

You begin to realize that hypocrisy is not a terrible
thing when you see what overt fascism is compared to sort of covert,
you know, communal politics which the Congress has
never been shy of indulging in.
- Arundhati Roy

There's more than a few remnants left in German welfare policy today.
Many Germans eagerly condemn Hitler's fascism but won't
examine the other reasons why the Third Reich succeeded for a season.
- Suzanne Fields

The strategic adversary is fascism...
the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior,
the fascism that causes us to love power,
to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
- Michel Foucault

The American fascists are most easily recognized by
their deliberate perversion of truth and fact.
Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate
every fissure of disunity,
every crack in the common front against fascism.
- Henry A. Wallace

India has indeed a great and free future before her,
in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind.
The first and indispensable part of that contribution
is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of
fascism and of brutal aggression.
- Stafford Cripps

In Italy, the country where fascism was born,
we have a particular relation with the Holocaust,
but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world.
It is a part of humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there
appears for the first time in Europe a type of man
who does not want to give reasons or to be right,
but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

The keystone of the Fascist doctrine is its conception of the State,
of its essence, its functions, and its aims.
For Fascism the State is absolute, individuals and groups relative.
- Benito Mussolini

But let there be no misunderstanding.
The war against terror is every bit as important as
our fight against fascism in World War II.
Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning

The great leaders of the second world war alliance,
Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill,
understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation.
Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism,
but to create a world of shared prosperity.
- Jeffrey Sachs

Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World,
spheres of influence, balances of power,
secret treaties, triple alliances, and,
during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
- Barbara Tuchman

Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future
and the development of humanity,
quite apart from political considerations of the moment,
believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
- Benito Mussolini

I got tackled once in a movie theater.
I was with my mom and brother, and then suddenly I
got hit from behind and sort of sprawled out on the candy counter.
- Scott Wolf

The decisions of law courts should never be printed:
in the long run,
they form a counter authority to the law.
- Denis Diderot

Economists often like startling theorems,
results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

And $18 million in three Japanese banks,
completely false.
That I have two factories in Panama,
also completely false.
This is part of the counter campaign of some people.
- Alberto Fujimori

It is difficult for me to believe that quantum mechanics,
working very well for currently practical set-ups,
will nevertheless fail badly with improvements in counter efficiency.
- John S. Bell

I don't like to be labeled, to be anything.
I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music,
but it's counter-productive.
- Neil Young

I went into a McDonald's yesterday and said,
"I'd like some fries." The girl at the counter said,
"Would you like some fries with that?"
- Jay Leno

But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency
operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi
security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.
- John Abizaid

Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower
reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous
counter-attacks against our Eastern Front.
- Hjalmar Schacht

If French is no longer the language of a power,
it can be the language of a counter power.
- Lionel Jospin

Taxing poor families runs counter to decades of effort
to help people lift themselves out of poverty through work.
- Nicholas Johnson

One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to
counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass
destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).
- Frank Gaffney

How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives
and Over the Counter drug products,
but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams?
- Dan Burton

To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility,
we must reduce the domination of certainty in education.
- William Glasser

We have the opportunity to provide the first FDA reviewed
and approved over-the-counter option that can help
people lose weight and make changes to their lifestyle and diet.
- Steve Burton

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.
- H. L. Mencken


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