The principle of Communism is that public authority shall not protect the property of any man when it is used for production, distribution, or exchange.
És una curiosa ironia, que la cosa temporal que havia d’unir més els catòlics, és allò que els catòlics necesàriament han d’envestir amb més vacil·lacions.
It is not true that capitalism arose inevitably from the necessary development of economic institutions under the doctrine of private property.
Wherever industrial Capitalism arose the same conditions of insufficiency followed it.
This disease of monopoly, which is ruining freedom, and against which nearly all men protest, is a main symptom of our modern mortal disease.
A society in which the mass of men have no experience of ownership is a society which sees in Socialism the short-cut to its ideals.
No man attempting the restoration of property can say, “Here is my cut and dried plan.” You cannot do it, because it is normal to man, organic.