Top 55 Left-Wing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Left-Wing Quotes from famous people such as Dan Bongino, Dennis Prager, Joshua Kimmich, Jesse Lee Peterson, Ben Affleck, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

It's ironic that socialism and similar left-wing ideas

It’s ironic that socialism and similar left-wing ideas appeal to people who fashion themselves as ‘anti-establishment,’ when you can’t have socialism without political repression.
Dan Bongino
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
I would prefer to play left-wing, striker or even goalkeeper – any other position – rather than sitting on the bench as a central midfielder.
Joshua Kimmich
Alex Jones is not the first broadcaster targeted by intolerant left-wing activists. Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, Michael Savage, and others have all been targeted, and they’ve been fighting against censorship for decades.
Jesse Lee Peterson
I grew up in a house with a mother who was a teacher and a Freedom Rider – very left-wing Democrats living in a heterogeneous working-class neighborhood. I picked up a lot of those values there, and I brought them with me when I showed up in Hollywood.
Ben Affleck
Ever since we achieved a breakthrough in the area of recombinant DNA in 1973, left-wing nuts and environmental kooks have been screaming that we will create some kind of Frankenstein bug or Andromeda Strain that will destroy us all.
James D. Watson
There may be left-wing or liberal solutions to our deeper problems. But an elite that tries to manage them away with more enlightened media curation deserves to inherit nothing but the wind.
Ross Douthat
The government in Havana is best understood as a cross between violent left-wing radicals and organized crime.
Ben Domenech
I sometimes think I was always left-wing. I know that sounds completely crazy, but I do know that I asked questions when I was about four, and I remember noticing that I wasn’t getting an answer, and I remember it annoying me.
Tilda Swinton
A core plank of left-wing academic thought is that gender and race are ‘socially constructed.’
Heather Mac Donald
I will not allow America’s elections to be further corrupted by radical left-wing policies shoved down our throats.
Marjorie Taylor Greene
I alienated myself from the academic world almost entirely because it’s a left-wing world.
Shelby Steele
I don’t think I’ve ever been either militant or profound as an anti-Fascist. When the issue has come up, when certain things have come up, and I’ve been called on to express – literally, when I’ve been cornered, then I take a left-wing stand.
Nelson Algren
Maybe this is my left-wing conspiracy theory, but the right has re-branded itself as kind of the everyman party: Who’s the person you’d rather have a beer with? The Republican Party, even though it’s a party of incredible wealth and corporate interests, has hidden behind this everyman quality.
Morgan Neville
I don’t want to raise a family in a country run by left-wing socialists.
Madison Cawthorn
I’m as left-wing as you can get.
John Mellencamp
‘Vanity Fair’ is a left-wing rag.
Roger Ailes
The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories.
Christopher Lasch
To be honest, if I was going to have any kind of fantasy, be it left-wing or otherwise, it wouldn’t involve Margaret Thatcher.
Abi Morgan
I have been left-wing always, from childhood.
Claire Tomalin
No-one in their right mind would buy the ‘New Statesman’ and change it from being a left-wing to a right-wing magazine.
Andrew Neil
Official motto of the White House economic team: Those who can, do. Those who can’t, fantasize in the classroom, fail in Washington and then return to the Ivy Tower to train the next generation of egghead economic saboteurs. Life is good for left-wing academics. Everyone else pays dearly.
Michelle Malkin
I honestly don’t know what criteria makes someone right-wing or left-wing anymore. The boundaries of those definitions seem to be in a state of flux. I’m not socialist, I know that.
Gary Numan
We must not be misled by left-wing incompetent news media that, day after day, feed us a diet of fantasy telling us we are bigots, racists and hate-mongers.
George Wallace
I was pulled out of school for every moratorium day and every rally for a left-wing candidate… from Ed Koch in his heyday to Eugene McCarthy. That’s the culture that I came from.
Chris Meledandri
What would annoy the most people most often? That is the true left-wing test of government intervention.
P. J. O’Rourke
I was unlucky enough to grow up under a military dictatorship which had very Left-wing, socialist policies. It’s not something I would wish on anyone.
Kemi Badenoch
Come out and say it, Zuckerberg – ‘Our platform that influences billions of people is being used to propagandize left-wing viewpoints.’
Lauren Southern
I swing both ways. I can see things from a kind of conservative point of view and from a more socially liberal or left-wing point of view.
Evan Davis
Hawley is one of the Republican elected officials who takes highly funded and highly coordinated Democrat efforts against vote integrity seriously, and that’s the main reason left-wing activists in and outside the media are opposed to him.
Mollie Hemingway
I’m an equal-opportunity critic when it comes to left-wing celebrities sounding off on topics of which they know precious little.
Laura Ingraham
I came up in left-wing political writing. My first job

I came up in left-wing political writing. My first job out of college was working as Gore Vidal’s fact checker.
Morgan Neville
Why are Washington and Oregon the home turf of every violent Left-wing radical? It seems to be a never-ending cycle of radical Lefties burning down Starbucks and moderate lefties upset they can’t get their lattes.
Milo Yiannopoulos
If left-wing extremism continues to flourish in parts which have natural resources of minerals, the climate for investment would certainly be affected.
Anil Agarwal
Green Arrow has gone through so many changes; he’s been right-wing, he’s been left-wing, he’s been rich, he’s been poor, he’s been a social justice guy, then when I got him, he was a rich playboy guy. So it was a lot harder to get into a character that has so many personas in the past, and I just looked at his anger.
Ann Nocenti
My parents are awesome, but they’re pretty left-wing.
Winona Ryder
Sometimes people with strong ideology, whether left-wing or right-wing, refuse to do something simply because they believe it is wrong, when doing it actually benefits them. For some people, it’s not just about money and political power.
Ha-Joon Chang
It’s known as the Livingstone Formulation. It’s a cunning rhetorical device routinely deployed to shield avowedly left-wing establishment figures from any scrutiny that might expose their ‘anti-Zionist’ obsessions as redolent of a bigotry of that older and more unambiguously unsanitary type: antisemitism.
Terry Glavin
I think I represent a more left-wing view of what jazz is.
Pat Metheny
I don’t think anybody who looks carefully at us thinks that we are a left-wing or a right-wing organization.
Peter Jennings
A certain number of Americans are already in Peking and most of us here feel that it would be very useful for the United States and especially for the Left-wing progressive movement in the United States if groups of students such as you mention could make a tour of China.
Anna Louise Strong
The queen of aggregation is, of course, Arianna Huffington, who has discovered that if you take celebrity gossip, adorable kitten videos, posts from unpaid bloggers and news reports from other publications, array them on your Web site and add a left-wing soundtrack, millions of people will come.
Bill Keller
I’m in a left-wing government, unashamedly… but I also want to work with people from the Right who commit to the same values.
Emmanuel Macron
Look at what left-wing movements were like in the 19th century – they were all about progress, the engineering of the world, the reshaping of nature, and so on. It’s only postwar, really, that people on the left have come to see the environment as a critical issue.
Roger Scruton
I’m not in the slightest wanting to attack the women’s movement here. But I think that in popular, broadly left-wing, broadly feminist discourse, there is a tendency to just label discrimination against women – and embedded assumptions about them – as misogyny and think ‘job done.’
Mary Beard
I was never really a bohemian. I was a sloppy guy who liked cheap apartments and the arts, and who was very left-wing politically as the 60’s progressed, though it took me a little while.
Robert Christgau
I think a lot of things have become associated with the Right. For example, an unapologetic commitment to progress and modernity is now almost always associated with neo-conservatism whereas it traditionally used to be associated with left-wing thinking and moving society forward.
Claire Fox
The left-wing thinkers and intellectuals have been more misogynist with me than the army. They can’t accept that a young woman is able to think, and they underestimate the intellectual work and study I might have done. They ask who is the man behind me.
Maria de Medeiros
Surrounded by soy boys and pallid milquetoasts, left-wing women often secretly hanker for a Neanderthal macho man in their life.
Miranda Devine
The point of Left-wing propaganda is to make us feel powerless.
Peter Hitchens
I’m not a left-wing nut pushing for single-payer!
Angus Deaton
I’m not a left-wing person. I’m just a person interested in the sustainability of my country.
Robert Redford
The truth is, ‘Charlie Hebdo’ is not a racist magazine. Rather, it is a campaigning anti-racist left-wing magazine.
Maajid Nawaz
My childhood shaped the person I became. It was artistic, musical and left-wing.
Rosanna Arquette
The far Right’s identity politics are the mirror image of that dominant left-wing ideology, which sees the world exclusively through the lens of race and sex.
Heather Mac Donald