65 Left Wing Quotes : Left Wing Sayings In Life

These left wing quotes will inspire you. Left wing is the liberal, socialist, or radical section of a political party or system.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging left wing quotes, left wing sayings, and left wing proverbs.

Best Left Wing Quotes

  1. “Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.” ~ Harry Browne
  2. “So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don’t even know that fire is hot.” ~ George Orwell
  3. “I think I represent a more left-wing view of what jazz is” ~ Pat Metheny
  4. “Don’t you see the rest of the country looks upon New York like we’re left-wing, communist, Jewish, homosexual pornographers? I think of us that way sometimes and I live here.” ~ Woody Allen

  5. “Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country, it would probably fly around in circles.” ~ Pat Paulsen
  6. “I don’t think anybody who looks carefully at us thinks that we are a left-wing or a right-wing organization.” ~ Peter Jennings
  7. “Abuse of power isn’t limited to ‘bad guys’ in other nations. It happens in our own country. Those in power get jaded, deluded, and seduced by power itself. I have a reverence for individuality. I’ve always considered myself too individualistic to be either right-wing or left-wing. I like the libertarian view, which is to leave everyone alone. People should be able to be what they want to be and do what they want – as long as they’re not harming other people. I am a libertarian.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  8. “The new pornography is left-wing; and the new pornography is a vast graveyard where the Left has gone to die. The Left cannot have its whores and its politics too.” ~ Andrea Dworkin

  9. “Progressives and Islamists are indeed on the same side. Their common disdain for Christianity explains why left-wing judges in America find any inkling of Christianity in the public square unconstitutional, while Islamist judges in the Middle East deem it executable. Their common view that life is expendable explains the left’s embrace abortion-on-demand and why the Islamists don’t hesitate to deploy their own children for homicide bombings.” ~ Gary Bauer
  10. “Left wing, chicken wing, it don’t make no difference to me.” ~ Woody Guthrie
  11. “Left-wing zealots have often been prepared to ride roughshod over due process and basic considerations of fairness when they think they can get away with it. For them the ends always seems to justify the means. That is precisely how their predecessors came to create the gulag.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  12. “The right wing walks the walk; the left wing taxes the people that walk the walk” ~ Dennis Prager

  13. “The left-wing Democrats will represent the party of total hedonism, total exhibitionism, total bizarreness, total weirdness, and the total right to cripple innocent people in the name of letting hooligans loose.” ~ Newt Gingrich
  14. “I’m sure the most favorite airplane in my career would still be the Sabre F86 cleft wing , which allowed me to be credited with 2 Russian-built Mig-15 destroyed during the Korean War. Where I was in 1953.” ~ Buzz Aldrin
  15. “Once one understands that ‘racial tensions’ is a euphemism for a black animosity toward whites and a left-wing construct, one begins to understand why the election of a black president has had no impact on most blacks or on the left.” ~ Dennis Prager
  16. “No day passes without a Democratic politician, a left-wing commentator, or, if I may be excused a redundancy, a left-wing academic labeling Republicans and conservatives racist.” ~ Dennis Prager

  17. “When Jews left Judaism, they didn’t stop being religious. They simply swapped God-based Judaism for godless secular humanism and leftism. For left-wing Jews, Judaism is their ethnicity; leftism is their religion.” ~ Dennis Prager
  18. “It is essential that Christians understand this. Every Jew, secular, religious, assimilated, left-wing, right-wing, fears being killed because he is Jewish. This is the best-kept secret about Jews, who are widely perceived as inordinately secure and powerful. But it is the only universally held sentiment among Jews.” ~ Dennis Prager
  19. “The New York Times is most definitely a left-wing concern that is openly contemptuous of the conservative, traditional point of view. That is the primary reason the paper may soon dissolve.” ~ Bill O’Reilly
  20. “There are some ideas so stupid that only intellectuals can believe in them, particularly left-wing intellectuals.” ~ Poul Anderson

  21. “I’ve always thought the American eagle needed a left wing and a right wing. The right wing would see to it that economic interests had their legitimate concerns addressed. The left wing would see to it that ordinary people were included in the bargain. Both would keep the great bird on course. But with two right wings or two left wings, it’s no longer an eagle and it’s going to crash.” ~ Bill Moyers
  22. “[Albert]Camus had denounced the gulag and Stalin’s trials. Today we can see that he was right. To say that there were concentration camps in the USSR at the time was blasphemous, something very serious indeed. Today we think about the USSR with the camps also in mind, but before it just wasn’t allowed. Nobody was allowed to think that or say that if you were left-wing.” ~ Catherine Camus
  23. “These self-anointed intellectuals are people who think that those who believe in God and Jesus Christ, those who ‘cling to their guns and their religion,’ are a lower form of animal life, while they, themselves, have no problem whatever accepting Obama as a messiah and, in the past, deifying the likes of Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Let’s face it, when you kneel in a church, you’re accepting that there is something greater and wiser than yourself in the universe. When, on the other hand, you kneel to a left-wing politician, you’re merely emulating Monica Lewinsky.” ~ Burt Prelutsky
  24. “Clearly, the left-wing groups want to use this carbon theme as a tool for wealth redistribution.” ~ Lubos Motl

  25. “Only someone as puffed up and demented as John Maynard Keynes, every left-wing fascist’s sainted mentor in this connection, could manage to convince himself that taxing America’s Productive Class can restore it to prosperity. In point of fact, it’s like screwing for chastity, guzzling alcohol for sobriety, or gorging to fight gluttony. It’s like killing indiscriminately for peace – oops, Democrats, Republicans and their moral and spiritual ilk have devoutly believed that particular bit of perverse nonsense since at least the War of 1812.” ~ L. Neil Smith
  26. “Most of us agree that the United Nations is the vanguard of a foreign invasion and must be driven from our shores. Liberalism – Progressivism – all forms of left-wing collectivism, are equally alien to the Founders’ America and must be extirpated, root and branch, laughter and derision being the most effective weapons. Look at the way they have reduced Hillary Clinton to an insignificant greasy spot on the pages of history, turned Albert Gore into an object of merriment, and are accomplishing the same for Barry and Micky Obama.” ~ L. Neil Smith
  27. “No left-wing parties have any respect for liberal economic values; and most center and right-wing parties merely promote a paternalistic stateism. Does it thus fall to the self-reliant students of the ruggedly individualist philosophy of magick to champion a certain measured libertarianism?” ~ Peter J. Carroll
  28. “It is not the lefty ass-kissers you have to agitate, but the objective left-wing…” ~ Gudrun Ensslin

  29. “For all their faults, right-wing authoritarian regimes more easily accept democratic reforms than left-wing totalitarian states.” ~ Jeane Kirkpatrick
  30. “Though President Obama was at his smooth and polished best the other night, two aspects of his worldview came into sharper relief – his reflexive hostility toward and misunderstanding of business and his reliable resort to left-wing fables about race relations.” ~ Mona Charen
  31. “Mr. Jones’s book is a cleareyed examination of the British class system, and it poses this brutal question: ‘How has hatred of working-class people become so socially acceptable?’ His timely answers combine wit, left-wing politics and outrage.” ~ Dwight Garner
  32. “I don’t use any of the terminology like ‘left wing’ and ‘right-wing.’ I use language like ‘godly’ and ‘holiness.'” ~ Phil Robertson

  33. “They [NPR] are, of course, Nazis. They have a kind of Nazi attitude. They are the left wing of Nazism. These guys don’t want any other point of view. They don’t even feel guilty using tax dollars to spout their propaganda. They are basically Air America with government funding to keep them alive.” ~ Roger Ailes
  34. “Once I appealed to distinguish words “gay” and “homosexual”… “Gayship” is a political homosexualism, a sort of left-wing ideology based on a bias against traditional lifestyle… Homosexualism is a sexual preference.” ~ Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
  35. “Perhaps society should give actors the same sort of protection it gives to those who follow a religious life. Actor/priest was originally the same job. The theater is left wing magic and theology is right wing magic.” ~ Jennifer Stone
  36. “I turned against the left wing because they don’t like genetics, because genetics implies that sometimes in life we fail because we have bad genes. They want all failure in life to be due to the evil system.” ~ James D. Watson

  37. “In the United States, you can put on a cowboy hat and join the country-western neighborhood. If you’re down below 14th Street in New York City, that’s bohemian; that’s left-wing.” ~ David Lee Roth
  38. “Your humble correspondent realizes that many readers are left-wing, anti-string-theory fighters. So they probably smoke marijuana and this is my modest attempt to help them.” ~ Lubos Motl
  39. “Barack Obama, who might be mercifully closing the Clinton parenthesis in presidential history, is refreshingly cerebral amid this recrudescence of the paranoid style in American politics. He is the un-Edwards and un-Huckabee – an adult aiming to reform the real world rather than an adolescent fantasizing mock-heroic ‘fights’ against fictitious villains in a left-wing cartoon version of this country.” ~ George Will
  40. “I’m not left-wing, or right-wing. With only one wing I couldn’t fly, and I just couldn’t have that.” ~ Dennis Sharp

  41. “Of course, the Clintons are not only corrupt but cynical as well. They accept that the progressive media, the foundations, the universities, the bureaucracies, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley honor power more than trendy left-wing politics; they well understand that their fans will, for them, make the necessary adjustments to contextualize Clinton criminality or amorality.” ~ Victor Davis Hanson
  42. “When most people see the word “radical,” they think that it must refer to something left wing. Some people also may think of it as referring to far right-wing marginal groups. But here we have a president of the United States [George W. Bush] at the center of power, sitting in the White House, who is a radical.” ~ Sidney Blumenthal
  43. “That is like in my parents’ generation, Walter Cronkite. If you were gonna go into broadcasting, if you weren’t gonna be Walter Cronkite, you may as well not go into it. Even after I’d try and tell my parents that he was the epitome of left-wing bias. Well, my dad knew it. My grandfather wouldn’t believe it.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  44. “Tom Hanks is a huge superstar. And people tell me he’s a very nice guy, not arrogant, not an entitlement guy. But very quietly, Mr. Hanks has become a left-wing power player in Hollywood.” ~ Bill O’Reilly

  45. “Think of the French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, Ciudadanos in Spain, Nowoczesna in Poland. These are early efforts to reimagine a liberalism which is neither right-wing nor left-wing in the traditional sense.” ~ Anne Applebaum
  46. “The far right is saying to us: Forget about the two-state solution, it is going to be a Jewish state from the coast to Jordan. The left wing says you have to forget about Jewish self-determination, you will have to live as a minority in an Arab state – just like the whites in South Africa. The key word that both have in mind is that the situation in the West Bank is “irrevocable.” It is one of the words I dislike the most.” ~ Amos Oz
  47. “If you look at Drudge and if you see headlines that portend the end of the world tomorrow, don’t click on it. Just avoid the crap that pollutes the daily so-called news that comes from left-wing news organizations. You will be amazed. And it doesn’t take long, either. Just two days. You go on a Drive-By Media fast, two days of it, and your outlook on life will be dramatically improved.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  48. “I am a left winger, thought.” ~ Torbjorn Tannsjo

  49. “At the moment we have a critical situation in Greece. Even as we speak, where there is an open attempt by the EU to destroy Syriza by splitting it. There is a German obstinacy and utter refusal to seriously consider an alternative. The reason isn’t even a lack of money, because money swims around the EU coffers endlessly, and they could write off the debt tomorrow if they wanted. But they don’t want to do so, because of the election of a left-wing government. They want to punish Syriza in public, to humiliate it so that this model doesn’t go any further than Greece.” ~ Tariq Ali
  50. “The country you’re born in is where your passport comes from. No, not according to Donald Trump! No, not at all. I resent that kind of extremism of any kind. Left wing, right wing. Anyway at all. Anything that judges other people so harshly and across the board stupidity-wise. I got no time for that.” ~ John Lydon
  51. “I have privileges even in comparison to a Palestinian Israeli because Palestinian Israelis who live permanently in Ramallah risk their status, not as citizens but as residents. They might lose their social rights if they move to Ramallah. But I won’t, so I live with privileges. That notion is very difficult for me as a child who was raised in a left-wing family, a family of people who suffered discrimination as Jews abroad. The notion that I am so privileged is disgusting. But this is what it means to live in a white society. You are white, so you are privileged.” ~ Amira Hass
  52. “We try it practically every time it comes up, be it amnesty, be it any other issue they want. We try and it gets us nowhere, and it doesn’t get us any favors among left-wing-inclined voters, either.” ~ Rush Limbaugh

  53. “”Culture” is a new phenomenon, I believe. Culture is the new religion. People treat you based upon your culture. You are pushed to describe yourself by your culture: Kurdish or Turkish? Left wing or right wing? Progressive or conservative? Westerner or Easterner? European or Asian? So we have a label ready for you.” ~ Burhan Sonmez
  54. “I don’t even know what being left wing means anymore. I feel that the left/right spectrum has been so fundamentally scrambled primarily by the politics around globalization – and you saw it in Brexit, you saw it in the French election, you see it in our election, it’s happening everywhere.” ~ Lydia Polgreen
  55. “The left are not bipartisan. Somebody give me an example of left-wing bipartisanship. They don’t even define it the way we do. Bipartisanship, as they define it, as in we cave on our core beliefs and agree with them. That is bipartisanship. There is no compromise.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  56. “[Al] Franken is left-wing and funny. He’s a pretty good political humorist.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke

  57. “Because the left, George Bush won two elections, 2000 and 2004. So 2008, we didn’t see. It was obviously there. We saw effervescence and this bubbling up of this extreme left-wing cultural revolution, so to speak, but it seems like with the inauguration of [Barack] Obama, outward appearances, it seemed like the country flipped and did a 180 overnight.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  58. “You want to unify America with a sense of culture and decency and all of this that reasserts and reaffirms the concepts of American exceptionalism.But the left and who they are, you watch Hollywood, you watch the Oscars, you watch any left-wing, it’s not even Democrat. It is ultra left-wing radical.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  59. “We’ve been criticizing these superficial aspects, like whether we are all more distracted. We really need to articulate a defense, a critique, that merges awareness of the technology with a more traditional, progressive, left-wing critique of the market.” ~ Astra Taylor
  60. “People do not know what an absolute extremist left-wing radical Tim Kaine has been his entire life and they’re going to do everything they can to try to mask and cover that up .” ~ Donald Trump

  61. “I was very much a child of the 1960s. I protested the Vietnam War and grew up in a fairly politicized home. My father was like a cross between William Kunstler and Zorba the Greek. I grew up among left-wing lawyers.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  62. “I call both the left and right wings socialism. And today, the right-wingers love to think that they’re capitalists, or free enterprisers, or what not. No they’re not! The correct name for this is left-wing socialism or right-wing socialism – and both wings are on the same bird.” ~ Andrew Joseph Galambos
  63. “Senator apparently having overcome his loyalty to his wife and father. [Ted] Cruz finally came out and endorsed Donald Trump writing on Facebook, “If Clinton wins, we know with 100 percent certainty that she would deliver on her left-wing promises with devastating results for our country. My conscience tells me I must do whatever I can to stop that.”” ~ Chris Hayes
  64. “As for the European far left, it has very little to do with Marxism-Leninism these days. It has more to do with anti-Semitism, racism, anti-migration. They claim to be left-wing but they’re espousing positions which would actually be classically brown.” ~ Toomas Hendrik Ilves
  65. “I once wrote that Black Americans are involved in an intriguing experiment to see if an oppressed minority can continue to march forward if there is not a strong and vibrant left-wing and radical movement. That’s not an experiment I would recommend, although the story is still unfolding and we will see how it unfolds, but they are not the sort of conditions in which an oppressed minority should have to struggle.” ~ Gerald Horne

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