This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...England. Theoretically, the differences are superficial; practically, they are only a matter of time. The basic principle, in all cases, is the same.
read full book
The alleged goals of socialism
were: the abolition of poverty, the achievement of general prosperity, progress, peace and human brotherhood. The results have been a terrifying failure — terrifying, that is, if one’s moti
ve is men’s welfare.
Instead of prosperity, socialism has brought economic paralysis and/or collapse to every country that tried it. The degree of socialization has been the degr...