George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw, (1856-1950) Irish comic dramatist

George Bernard Shaw Quote

“A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody.”

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
~ George Bernard Shaw

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Logan, Memphis, TN

As attributed to de Tocqueville, "Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

J Carlton, Calgary

Well that's just too funny. And True! Just think, under today's "free enterprise" you can start out with nothing at 20 and at 50, you'll still have most of it.

Mike, Norwalk

(-; its a good start ;-)

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RBESRQ    3/31/09

Not bad coming from a Liberal

Waffler, Smith

And I thought it was just people who were connected to sewer line and used fluoride in their water or a term for anyones latest complaint.

E Archer, NYC

Yeah, and they are all for taking a vote among all those who have nothing as to whether they should take the property from those that do -- that is what is called 'progressive social democracy.' I wonder, is it a crime to publically call for supporters to rob another's house? It ought to be...

Tommy Dunn, Phila. PA

How poignant, especially in these ticklish times! Hallelujah...Detroit has seen the light!

M. Brown, Florida

Yes, but don't dare tell them that!!! You'll be in for a fight! KUDOS Archer! Misery loves company

warren, olathe

Good line.

John, Boise

Socialist is a term for the historically documented phase of government (earlier times) before the collapse of said gov.

Jerome, Las tulsa

George the "dickhead" Shaw was and, is one of Americas worst enemies, his ideas of eugenics, are what Hitler and Mussolini reveled in. And the template for most medical takeovers adopted by out of control governments The quote is ironically correct, wierd.

Robert Edwards, Somewhere in Europe

An Irish comic - say no more.....

Robert Edwards, Somewhere in Europe

The quote is stupid and he knew it!

Ronw13, Yachats Or

Just because one can ride the wave of socialism, stay ahead of the curve, does not remove the enslavement of your children's children ! Those most educated, of the middle, are the worst of the couch sitters ! Why should I fight for Liberty, if I can buy it from the State. Got to love those protestants. The quote is right-on point !

Ronw13, Yachats Or

Never blame an uneducated slave for being a slave ! That is where the rubber meets the road of said Responsibility to your Children. Socialism thrives on ignorance and education guided by greed and materialism.

Frank Dias, San jose, ca

Awesome quote.

Mike, Norwalk

The continuing saga of the here referenced socialist is recognized by  after dividing his personal nothing, he then begins dividing OPM.

Al, DC
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Al, DC    1/13/20

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