Capitalism Related Quotes



In progressive societies the concentration[of wealth] may reach a point where the strength of number in the many poor rivals the strength of ability in the few rich; then the unstable equilibrium generates a critical situation, which history has diversely met by legislation redistributing wealth or by revolution distributing poverty.

Will Durant



Capitalism begins with giving.

George Gilder


Unbridled capitalism in the United States can't be sustained socially. It leads to tensions.

Kenneth Rogoff


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


Capitalism is the most powerful tool for positive social change.

Ziad K. Abdelnour


“Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.”

Mahatma Gandhi


Capitalism is based on individual rights - not on the sacrifice of the individual to the 'public good' of the collective.

Ayn Rand


...capitalism satisfied the Christian demand for an institution that channels selfish human desire toward the betterment of society. Some critics accuse capitalism of being a selfish system, but the selfishness is not in capitalism - it is in human nature.

Dinesh D'souza