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Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
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.
If I were a capitalist I would not give my employees health insurance with no deductible, which I do, including dental, and paid pregnancy leave. That's not called capitalism, that's called being a Christian and someone who believes in democracy, so that everyone should get a fair slice of the pie.
While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave.
While I am a capitalist at heart and I have no problems with commercialization as such, I believe that while it's okay if education becomes a profitable business, it's not okay if it becomes corrupt.
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.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
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
The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
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
The rise of capitalist practice and morality brought with it a radical revision of how the commons are treated, and also of how they are conceived.
I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Before the 1970s, banks were banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a state capitalist economy: they took unused funds from your bank account, for example, and transferred them to some potentially useful purpose like helping a family buy a home or send a kid to college.
The communist model does not work economically, we all realised that, but the capitalist model in the modern world also looks to be unsustainable.
I'm a capitalist. I believe in capitalism. But capitalism only works if you have safety nets to deal with people who are naturally left behind and brutalized by it.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
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
We are not Marxist or capitalist; we are for the poor people.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.
I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business.
I'm a capitalist. I believe that people take risk, and there are rewards if they do well; they should lose if they don't.
Harold Ford, Jr.
I am a capitalist and I believe in making a profit.
Will capitalist economies operate at full employment in the absence of routine intervention? Certainly not. Do policy makers have the knowledge and ability to improve macroeconomic outcomes rather than make matters worse? Yes.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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E. O. Wilson
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