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I believe totally in a Capitalist System,
I only wish that someone would try it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
- Vladimir Lenin

The home stands in contrast to all other capitalist
institutions as the last stronghold of pre-capitalist isolation.
- C. L. R. James

You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.
- Malcolm X

 

The worker is the slave of capitalist society,
the female worker is the slave of that slave.
- James Connolly

In a capitalist society, persons who create capital,
like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.
- Carroll O'Connor

I believe that the artist's involvement in the capitalist
structure is disadvantageous to the artist and forces
him to produce objects in order to live.
- Sol LeWitt

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The important part of the present development is the
anti-capitalist sentiment that is permeating our people.
- Gregor Strasser

Make no mistake: The organization of the working class
must be both economic and political.
The capitalist is organized upon both lines.
You must attack him on both.
- Daniel De Leon

My claim is that we do not have a market economy,
but a capitalist economy.
- David Korten

Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia
do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor,
the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
- Emily Greene Balch

Value is consequently the necessary theoretical starting
point whence we can elucidate the peculiar phenomenon
of prices resulting from capitalist competition.
- Rudolf Hiferding

We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist
civilization a new religion will emerge,
just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
- Herbert Read

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about
the same as it was in ancient Greek republics:
Freedom for slave owners.
- Vladimir Lenin

Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
- Leon Trotsky

Our company is working with Disney to create a game
for children between the ages of maybe four and 12,
so we can teach them what the capitalist system is all about.
- Sanford I. Weill

Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor,
due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer,
of a great, industrious, and prosperous society.
- William Graham Sumner

Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development:
this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system
that finally reacted against us.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad,
the capitalist is a rational miser.
- Karl Marx

On one level the sixties revolt was an impressive illustration
of Lenin's remark that the capitalist will sell you
the rope to hang him with.
- Ellen Willis

Economic progress, in capitalist society,
means turmoil.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and
I were able to bring the government to its knees.
- Erno Rubik

The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the
Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
- James Tobin

The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing.
It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
- David Korten

The capitalist class shoots down mothers and children.
It stops at nothing, no matter how monstrous,
to prevent the organization of the workers.
- Ella R. Bloor

Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers
than they were by the state.
- Bela Lugosi

The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
By a continuing process of inflation,
governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved,
an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
- John Maynard Keynes

The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the
man of her class against capitalist society.
- Clara Zetkin

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked,
tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

The general fact of surplus value, namely that the
workmen does not get the full value of his labours,
and that he is taken advantage of by the capitalist,
is obvious.
- Edward Carpenter

Workers do not strike every day, they cannot do that
the way they function in the capitalist economy.
The way they have to live by selling their labor power makes that impossible.
- Ernest Mandel

Not every problem someone has with his girlfriend is
necessarily due to the capitalist mode of production.
- Herbert Marcuse

In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites,
as the official legend would have us believe,
but one is the means and the expression of the other.
- Karl Liebknecht

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman.
Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress,
behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
- Camille Paglia

At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization
appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention
to the danger to the working classes inherent in the
existence of international capitalist competition.
- Leon Jouhaux

No faction is better or worse than any other.
All come from the same mould; they are all products
of capitalist influence in the working class movement.
And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the
working class movement in Korea.
- Kim Jong Il

If stability and efficiency required that there existed
markets that extended infinitely far into the future -
and these markets clearly did not exist -
what assurance do we have of the stability and efficiency
of the capitalist system?
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

Lenin was the first to discover that capitalism 'inevitably' caused war;
and he discovered this only when the First World War
was already being fought.
Of course he was right.
Since every great state was capitalist in 1914.
- A. J. P. Taylor

My idea, as the whole world knows, is that the capitalist
system now doesn't work either for the United States or the world,
driving it from crisis to crisis, which are each time more serious.
- Fidel Castro

It is obvious, moreover, that the formation of price
in capitalist society must differ from the formation
of price in social conditions based upon the simple
production of commodities.
- Rudolf Hiferding

I wonder how many people would have thought at the
end of World War II that the capitalist system would
be one that was meeting the challenges and making things
better for people as we approach the 21st century.
- Sanford I. Weill

But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy,
the capitalist system will produce more inequality
than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency.
- Barney Frank

My view...
would be that we are entering upon a new and interim
society which is neither capitalist nor socialist,
but in which we can achieve central planning without
loss of individual initiative,
by the mere process of absorbing initiative in the function of planning.
- John Grierson

Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin
not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy
but to governmental interventionist policy directed
against free trade and laissez faire.
- Ludwig von Mises

Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology,
and the combining together of various processes into a social whole,
only by sapping the original sources of all wealth -
the soil and the labourer.
- Karl Marx

Every year the progress of advanced capitalist society
makes our population consist of more and more isolates.
This is because of the infrastructure of the economy,
especially electronic communications.
- Mary Douglas

As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively
established the equal rate of profit,
that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations
of the capitalists in the investment of capital in
newly-created branches of production.
- Rudolf Hiferding

I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist.
For instance, I am suspicious of the old leftists who
focus all their hatred on the United States.
What about Chinese neo-colonialism? Why are the left
silent about that? When I say this,
it annoys them, of course.
Good!
- Slavoj Zizek

Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously,
the social conditions under which it arose lag behind
and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces.
- Earl Browder

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert,
to fleece the people.
- Abraham Lincoln

Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed
by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
- Karl Marx

If I tax them, in fact, I'm not taxing the capitalists,
I am taxing the people who have saved,
trusted.
It was very controversial, those sorts of things.
But finally, it worked out.
- Shimon Peres

You give me electric chair.
I no afraid of that chair!
You're one of capitalists.
You is crook man too.
Put me in electric chair.
I no care!
- Giuseppe Zangara

Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon.
- Adam Osborne

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
- Joseph Stalin

People who know what is good for other people all the
time are as big a menace in our society as the capitalists.
- May Hobbs

In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist
society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.
- Larry Niven

What made women's labour particularly attractive to
the capitalists was not only its lower price but also
the greater submissiveness of women.
- Clara Zetkin

I promote revolution against the Capitalists and the Social Marxists.
- Tom Metzger

And all this effort, all this loss of comradeship,
all this prostitution of idealism and manhood,
to assist the capitalists of this country to defeat the proletariat!
- Harry Pollitt

The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs,
rather to earn profits for a few capitalists.
- Walter Ulbricht

I want to kill the president because I no like the capitalists.
I have the gun in my hand, I kill kings and presidents
first and next all capitalists.
- Giuseppe Zangara

It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests.
- Samuel Gompers

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than
a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
- Vladimir Lenin

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

First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments,
venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious
and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.
- Vinton Cerf

In this view, the role of the great majority of Americans
is simply to buy the products produced,
work happily for their wages, and leave all of the
significant economic decisions to the capitalists.
- Barney Frank

Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard
with interest any device or plan which promises to
enable at least the more intelligent,
enterprising, and determined part of those who are
not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
- Leland Stanford

The capitalists speculate on the two following factors:
the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible
and the competition of female labour must be employed
to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible.
- Clara Zetkin

If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent
us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence,
it is only logical to cut up imbeciles,
criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
- C. S. Lewis

The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression.
This made us develop an awareness which eventually
led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against
the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S.
government, i.e.
imperialism.
- Daniel Ortega


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