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If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

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If we did all the things we are capable of,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas A. Edison

They, astounded at the flash of the armor,
and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles,
half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.
- Arrian

I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe
when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
- Woody Allen

 

It was because of my deep concerns about nuclear weapons
that I went to Hiroshima.
And then I was astounded in Hiroshima to find that
nobody had really studied it.
- Robert Jay Lifton

I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if
he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol,
but a mother image.
- David Bowie

If you see oppression of the poor, and justice and
righteousness trampled in a country,
do not be astounded.
- King Solomon

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I'm married, which means that instead of occasionally
wondering about men from afar,
I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded
by the strange male brain.
- Cathy Guisewite

In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known
in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it
employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside
world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
- Michael Behe

Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest
of men will do the most wickedest of things for the
greatest good of everyone.
- John Maynard Keynes

Bleak House is just the most astounding piece of work.
There's huge, visionary poetry in it.
- Simon Callow

The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware;
this to me is the most astounding fact.
- William Hurt

I've been working on the soprano saxophone for 40 years,
and the possibilities are astounding.
It's up to you, the only limit is the imagination.
- Steve Lacy

The game of life is a game of boomerangs.
Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or
later with astounding accuracy.
- Florence Scovel Shinn

My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people.
They are mechanically more perfect than we are,
they have an astounding intellectual capacity,
but they have no soul.
- Karel Capek

An astounding thing is that, almost every single week,
I have met someone from my past.
- Michael Aspel

It seems astounding to me now that the video games
are perhaps as important as the movie themselves.
And people will spend 2 or 3 years obsessing about
the video game in exactly the same way that they'd
be obsessing about the movie if they were working on that.
- John Cleese

I had not seen that until - and when it first came out I was told.
I had not seen or been aware of all of that physical evidence.
And when I saw it, I was horrified.
It was so astounding to me to see that there was that much evidence.
- Patty Hearst

A good example of how it must have been is today's world of conducting,
which is still utterly dominated by men,
and the prejudice the few female conductors have to
battle even today is astounding.
- Lara St.
John

The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film.
Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding,
but I don't see any similarity between us.
Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear,
which is something I also do.
- Hugh Grant

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
- George Reisman

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.
- Barney Frank

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

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

Under capitalism, man exploits man.
Under communism, it's just the opposite.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The problem with K-12 education is socialism and the solution is capitalism.
- Peter Brimelow

The cure for capitalism's failing would require that
a government would have to rise above the interests of one class alone.
- Robert Heilbroner

I think President Obama has used the bully pulpit as
a way to attack capitalism.
- Jeb Bush

Fascism is capitalism plus murder.
- Upton Sinclair

The kind of capitalism I hate most is crony capitalism,
the friends who decide.
These are things which should be killed in Russia.
- Anatoly Chubais

The left is back, and it's the only path we have to
get out of the spot to which the right has sunken us.
Socialism builds and capitalism destroys.
- Hugo Chavez

Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous,
but they are not.
Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy.
- David Korten

What's immediately profitable is the only kind of logic
that capitalism understands.
- Susan George

It is because the fight against the harshest aspects
of unrestricted capitalism is therefore a political
problem and not an intellectual one that community
action remains so essential.
- Barney Frank

I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me.
It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable
and well fed while all around you people are starving.
- Sylvia Pankhurst

I find capitalism repugnant.
It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating...
because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
- Fidel Castro

If it were necessary to give the briefest possible
definition of imperialism,
we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.
- Vladimir Lenin

Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system.
- Stokely Carmichael

WikiLeaks is designed to make capitalism more free and ethical.
- Julian Assange

But we don't have an example of a democratic society
existing in a socialist economy -
which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger

In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism
leads a saturnalia of "freedom,"
like a bastard brother of reform.
- Wyndham Lewis

In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism.
In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
- Fran Lebowitz

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 should not be condemned, since we haven't had capitalism.
- Ron Paul

Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism.
They have a distorted understanding of the traditional
values they claim to defend.
- Christopher Lasch

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment
to the constantly postponed future.
- Norman O. Brown

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

It is no longer an unwritten law of American capitalism
that industry will attempt to maintain wages at a level
that allows a single wage to support a family.
- Christopher Lasch

Fascism is capitalism in decay.
- Vladimir Lenin

Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green;
all else is necessarily subservient to it,
hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it.
- Thomas Sowell

If I had to give a definition of capitalism I would say:
the process whereby American girls turn into American women.
- Christopher Hampton

There are no two countries with the same style of economic mechanism,
with the same capitalism.
- Anatoly Chubais

The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty -
of the indefinite expansion of possibility.
- Susan Sontag

Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity.
Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage,
destructive nihilism.
- Alain Badiou

There are people who don't like capitalism,
and people who don't like PCs.
But there's no-one who likes the PC who doesn't like Microsoft.
- Bill Gates

I don't think that capitalism should be unbridled,
if by "unbridled" you mean unregulated.
- Chris Patten

What breaks capitalism, all that will ever break capitalism,
is capitalists.
The faster they run the more strain on their heart.
- Raymond Williams

Capitalism has socialized production.
It has brought thousands of people together in the
factory and involved them in new social relationships.
- C. L. R. James

Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes.
- Oswald Spengler

In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois
Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination
of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
- C. L. R. James

I think the most important factor in getting out of
the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of -
of American capitalism.
- Warren Buffett

The historical debate is over.
The answer is free-market capitalism.
- Thomas Friedman

I am convinced that the path to a new,
better and possible world is not capitalism,
the path is socialism.
- Hugo Chavez

The New Deal's enmity for that system of free and competitive
private enterprise which we call capitalism was fundamental.
- Garet Garrett

Capitalism is war; socialism is peace.
- Karl Liebknecht

What business has science and capitalism got,
bringing all these new inventions into the works,
before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
- Henrik Ibsen

For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.
- Karl Liebknecht

Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.
- Frank Borman

The problem of social organization is how to set up
an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm,
capitalism is that kind of a system.
- Milton Friedman

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

Chicago is the product of modern capitalism,
and, like other great commercial centers,
is unfit for human habitation.
- Eugene V. Debs


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