Capitalism Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism has brought with it progress, not merely in production but also in knowledge.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]The payment of the worker is not determined by the value of his product.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Under capitalism the more money you have, the easier it is to make money, and the less money you have, the harder.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ayn Rand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barney Frank” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carroll Quigley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism might be defined, if we wish to be scientific, as a form of economic organization motivated by the pursuit of profit within a price structure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Daniel De Leon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Korten” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism has defeated communism. It is now well on its way to defeating democracy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Hoffer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. The crypto-businessman is the true revolutionary in a Communist country.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fidel Castro” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism has neither the capacity, nor the morality, nor the ethics to solve the problems of poverty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis Parker Yockey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is not an economic system, but a world-outlook, or rather, a part of a whole world-outlook.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G. K. Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Too much capitalism does not mean too many capitalists, but too few capitalists.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bernard Shaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ian Mckellen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism offers you freedom, but far from giving people freedom, it enslaves them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johan Norberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism has given people both the liberty and the incentive to create, produce, and trade, thereby generating prosperity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Maynard Keynes” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Schumpeter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Karl Liebknecht” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is war; socialism is peace.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Karl Marx” float=”none” width=”100%”]For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King, Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism does not permit an even flow of economic resources. With this system, a small privileged few are rich beyond conscience, and almost all others are doomed to be poor at some level. That’s the way the system works. And since we know that the system will not change the rules, we are going to have to change the system.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Matt Taibbi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is a system for determining objective value.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Moore” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism means that a few people will do very well, and the rest will serve the few.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mohsin Hamid” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is like the law of the jungle with a few rules. There isn’t another system that works for our society but left unchecked, capitalism can have a dehumanising effect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Noam Chomsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]A basic principle of modern state capitalism is that costs and risks are socialized to the extent possible, while profit is privatized.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pete Holiday” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Drucker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is being attacked not because it is inefficient or misgoverned but because it is cynical. And indeed a society based on the assertion that private vices become public benefits cannot endure, no matter how impeccable its logic, no matter how great its benefits.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pope Pius XI” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism itself is not to be condemned. And surely it is not vicious of its very nature, but it has been vitiated.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Heilbroner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is the only society in human history in which neither tradition nor conscious direction supervises the total effort of the community; it is the only society in which the future, the needs for tomorrow, are entirely left to an automatic system.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ron Swanson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism God’s way of determining who is smart and who is poor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Sontag” float=”none” width=”100%”]The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty of the indefinite expansion of possibility.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ted Malloch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Capitalism is about the mutual creation of wealth rather than the pillaging of it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.[/wpsm_quote]