Capitalism Quotes

Capitalism is a great idea in theory, but in practice it just doesn't work.

Jeremy Hardy

Modern capitalism appears totally incapable of mobilizing these untapped human and resources.

Michel Chossudovsky

For it is no railways, roads, and power stations that give rise to industrial capitalism: it is the emergence of industrial capitalism that leads to the building of railways, to the construction of roads, and to the establishment of power stations.

Paul Alexander Baran

The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.

Martin Buber

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

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Conservatism is alien to the very nature of capitalism.

Whittaker Chambers

Indeed, I find it illuminating to consider to what extent our "classical conditions" for economic growth are satisfied in the current, monopolistic phase of capitalism.

Paul Alexander Baran

Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.

Frank Frederick Borman, II

Socialism for the rich and capitalism for the poor.

Richard Brodsky

The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery.

Sir Winston Churchill

For the West, the enemy was not "socialism" but capitalism. How to tame and subdue the polar bear, how to take over the talent, the science, the technology, how to buy out the human capital, how to acquire the intellectual property rights?

Michel Chossudovsky

Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system.

Stokely Carmichael

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

The workers of America have power enough to topple the structure of capitalism at home and to lift the whole world with them when they rise.

James P. Cannon

They lived in abysmal misery, yet they had no prospect of a better tomorrow. They existed under capitalism, yet there was no accumulation of capital.

Paul Alexander Baran

The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. The basic forms are all known, have all been practiced. The manners of capitalism improve. The morals may not.

John Kenneth Galbraith

It wouldnt be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but once capitalism got there it would finish the planet.

Hugo Chavez

Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

Pat Robertson

Fascism in power is the open, terroristic dictatorship of the most reactionary, the most chauvinistic, the most imperialistic elements of finance capitalism.

Karl Marx

Fascism is capitalism in decay

Vladimir Lenin

I was guilty of judging capitalism by its operations and socialism by its hopes and aspirations; capitalism by its works and socialism by its literature.

Sidney Hook

Capitalism is what people do if you leave them alone

Kenneth Minogue

History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom

Milton Friedman

Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, He even provided a first installment of funds. Can you beat that? It's so magnificent. God despises nothing. After all, if the deal had come off, Judas would probably have endowed sanatoriums, hospitals, public libraries or laboratories.

Georges Bernanos
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