Which leftist said this?

(No peeking at the answer below. I mean it.)

“I want everyone to keep the property that he has acquired for himself according to the principle: benefit to the community precedes benefit to the individual. But the state should retain supervision and each property owner should consider himself appointed by the state. It is his duty not to use his property against the interests of others among his people. This is the crucial matter. [The government (proper name withheld)] will always retain its right to control the owners of property.”
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Full quotation:

hitler-andyouth-100px“I want everyone to keep the property that he has acquired for himself according to the principle: benefit to the community precedes benefit to the individual. But the state should retain supervision and each property owner should consider himself appointed by the state. It is his duty not to use his property against the interests of others among his people. This is the crucial matter. The Third Reich will will always retain its right to control the owners of property.” (Adolf Hitler)

More on the socialism of National Socialism in Parts 3 and 4 of my Nietzsche and the Nazis here.

See also “Marxism = Nazism (another datum)” and these “Quotations on Nazi socialism and fascism.”

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