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J. Afanassiev
Soviet reformer

Our system has generated a category of individuals supported by society and more interested in taking than in giving. This is the consequence of a policy of so-called egalitarianism which has ... totally invaded Soviet society. ... That society is divided into two parts-those who decide and distribute, and those who are commanded and who receive-constitutes one of the major brakes on the development of our society.

1991 - cited in Le Court Vingtième Siècle, La Tour d'Aigues