"American capitalism has helped finance the communist take over of the world. Somebody is going to answer to God for this."
Capitalism is an organized system to guarantee that greed becomes the primary force of our economic system and allows the few at the top to get very wealthy and has the rest of us riding around thinking we can be that way, too - if we just work hard enough, sell enough Tupperware and Amway products, we can get a pink Cadillac.Michael Moore
Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man; Communism is the exact opposite.
I think it is important for all those young out there, who someday hope to play real football, where you throw it and kick it and run with it and put it in your hands, a distinction should be made that football is democratic, Capitalism, whereas soccer is a European socialist sport.
Schumpter's daring and dashing entrepreneur is now a legendary figure from the distant past - if not from the mythology of Capitalism - or is to be found only in the demimonde of business, founding new ice cream parlors or "deep freeze subscription clubs".paul a. baran
The destruction of the natural world is not the result of global Capitalism, industrialisation, 'Western civilisation' or any flaw in human institutions. It is a consequence of the evolutionary success of an exceptionally rapacious primate. Throughout all of history and prehistory, human advance has coincided with ecological devastation.john n. gray
If you want to see the acceptable face of Capitalism, go out to an oil rig in the North Sea.William Randolph Hearst
It is generally conceded that mercantile Capitalism preceded and prepared the ground for modern industrial Capitalism.roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
Whatever his merits as an economist, Hume's place as one of the foremost exponents of Capitalism is clearly established. His views on the landed interest and his recognition of self-interest and his desire for accumulation as the driving forces of economic activity in his time helped to consolidate the forces that were struggling to add political power to the economic supremacy which they had already achieved.roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
Like many works of literature , Hollywood chooses for its villains people who strive for social dominance through the pursuit of wealth , prestige , and power . But the ordinary business of Capitalism is much more egalitarian: It's about finding meaning and enjoyment in work and production .
Massive concentration of financial power, accompanied by the machinations of finance capital, can as easily de-stabilize as stabilize Capitalism.
Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.Frank Borman
Capitalism is about the mutual creation of wealth rather than the pillaging of it.ted malloch
Capitalism is an economic system in which capital (the goods or wealth used to produce other goods for profit) is privately owned and profit is reinvested so as to accumulate capital.
Capitalism , also called free market economy, or free enterprise economy: economic system, dominant in the Western world since the breakup of feudalism, in which most of the means of production are privately owned and production is guided and income distributed largely through the operation of markets.
It is the unpleasant and unacceptable face of Capitalism, but one should not suggest that the whole of British industry consists of practices of this kind.William Randolph Hearst
The real struggle is not between East and West, or Capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.Martin Buber
One of the glaring failures of Capitalism is the continuing widespread existence of poverty - often extreme poverty. Even in the advanced economies, many millions of people endure terrible economic and social deprivation, despite the incredible wealth all around them.jim stanford
A Jesuit once wrote a note to Father Arrupe, his superior general, asking him about the relative value of communism, socialism and Capitalism. Father Arrupe gave him a lovely reply. He said, "A system is about as good or as bad as the people who use it." People with golden hearts would make Capitalism or communism or socialism work beautifully.anthony de mello
If I am right in supposing it to be comparatively easy to make capital-goods so abundant that the marginal efficiency of capital is zero, this may be the most sensible way of gradually getting rid of many of the objectionable features of Capitalism.john maynard keynes
What was it, then, about the development of Capitalism that gave rise to modern racial ideology?david mcnally
The struggle against war and its social source, Capitalism, presupposes direct, active, unequivocal support to the oppressed colonial peoples in their struggles and wars against imperialism. A 'neutral' position is tantamount to support of imperialism.
The first condition for the establishment of perpetual peace is the general adoption of the principles of laissez-faire Capitalism.ludwig von mises
Fascism, at any rate the German version, is a form of Capitalism that borrows from Socialism just such features as will make it efficient for war purposes.george orwell