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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.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.
Productivity - the amount of output delivered per hour of work in the economy - is often viewed as the engine of progress in modern capitalist economies. Output is everything. Time is money. The quest for increased productivity occupies reams of academic literature and haunts the waking hours of C.E.O.s and finance ministers.
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.
Women in most countries have not achieved much, because they can't be liberated under the patriarchal, capitalist, imperialist and military system that determines the way we live now, and which is governed by power, not justice, by false democracy, not real freedom.
Nawal El Saadawi
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
But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and I were able to bring the government to its knees.
China adopted a capitalist system in the 1980s, and they went from a 60% poverty rate to 10%.
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?
Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
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 did have two dads; one was a socialist, and one was a capitalist. I really decided I would rather be a capitalist.
I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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