Quotes by Ayn Rand:

Fascism and communism are not two opposites, but two rival gangs fighting over the same territory .. both are variants of statism, based on the collectivist principle that man is the rightless slave of the state.

Extremism, or the Art of Smearing. Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 180.

Capitalism has been called a system of greed – yet it is the system that has raised the standard of living of its poorest citizens to heights no collectivist system has ever begun to equal.

Ayn Rand. Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 19.