Quotes about Capitalism

The fear of capitalism has compelled socialism to widen freedom, and the fear of socialism has compelled capitalism to increase equality.

Ariel Durant

The fundamental idea of modern capitalism is not the right of the individual to possess and enjoy what he has earned, but the ;thesis that the exercise of this right redounds to the general good.

--ralph Barton Perry

Capitalism and communism stand at opposite poles. Their essential difference is this: The communist, seeing the rich man and his ;fine home, says: "No man should have so much." The capitalist, seeing the same thing, says: "All men should have as much.".

--phelps Adams

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill

Capitalism is our only moral system. All other systems take advantage of man's rights and liberties.

Ayn Rand

The game [of poker] exemplifies the worst aspects of capitalism that have made our country so great.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia)

Under capitalism man exploits man. Under socialism it's just the opposite.

Ashley Anon

Capitalism is glorified institutionalized street crime.

Don Jr

Communism is not the opposite of democracy. Communism and capitalism are economic systems. Democracy and totalitarianism are political systems. There are democratic communists and totalitarian capitalists.

David Spitz

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The first condition for the establishment of perpetual peace is the general adoption of the principles of laissez-faire capitalism.

Ludwig Von Mises

All people, however fanatical they may be in their zeal to disparage and to fight capitalism, implicitly pay homage to it by passionately clamoring for the products it turns out.

Ludwig Von Mises

What pays under capitalism is satisfying the common man, the customer. The more people you satisfy, the better for you.

Ludwig Von Mises

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.

Norman O. Brown

Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.

Pete Holiday

Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away.

Fidel Castro

Christ didn't waste his time trying to change the social order. Christ spent all his time fighting sin. Therefore it behooves the witnesses of Christ to say that we do not have to abolish capitalism and establish socialism or communism, that sin can flourish under those systems as well. Christianity is not opposed to any social order, but to sin.

John H. Mccomb

Fascism is capitalism in decay.

Lenin (vladimir Ulyanov)

The ballot is stronger than bullets. - Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy.

Joseph Schumpeter

The unpleasant and unacceptable face of capitalism.

Edward Heath

Fascism is capitalism plus murder.

Upton Sinclair

Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.

Frank Borman

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