Fascism accepts the individual only insofar as his interests coincide
with the state's. Benito also called Il Duce [the Leader] Mussolini Quoted in the
It isusual tospeakof the Fascist objective asthe'beehive state', which does a
grave injustice to bees. A world of rabbits ruled by
stoats would be nearer the mark. George pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair Orwell The Road to Wigan Pier, ch.12.
Not God but a swastika So black no sky
could squeak through. Every woman adores a Fascist, The boot in the
face, the brute Brute heart of a
brute like you. Sylvia Plath 'Daddy', published posthumously byTed Hughes
Every communist has a fascist frown, every fascist a communist smile. Dame Muriel Sarah ne e Camberg Spark The Girls of Slender Means.
We were obsessed by the feeling that this was the supreme cause of
our time. The cause of poets and of writers.The cause
of freedom. And that unlessthe cause of anti-Fascism was
won, unless Fascism was defeated, we would be unable
to exist as writers. Sir Stephen Harold Spender Speaking on the ITV seriesThe Spanish CivilWar,
no.3, 'Battleground for
In fact, they are the classic scapegoats.Our old fears about our
sissiness, still with us though masked by the new macho fascism,
are now located, isolated, quarantined through
our persecution of thetransvestite. Edmund White States of Desire:Travels in Gay America, ch.2.