Capitalism Quotes

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

Jeremy Hardy

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

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

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

Michel Chossudovsky

Conservatism is alien to the very nature of capitalism.

Whittaker Chambers

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

Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

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

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
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