Capitalism - Capitalists Quotes

Swindling in stocks, corrupting legislatures, making fortunes by the inflation of securities… by destroying competitors… these forms of wrong-doing in the capitalist, are far more infamous than any ordinary form of embezzlement or forgery; yet it is a matter of extreme difficulty to secure the punishment of the man most guilty of them.

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.

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.

Capitalism works. It’s the better than any other system.

This universe is created in the imagination of the Supreme Entity, so the ownership of this universe does not belong to any particular individual; everything is the patrimony of us all. Every living being can utilize their rightful share of this property. This whole animate world is a large joint family in which nature has […]

The fundamental idea of modern capitalism is not the right of the individual to possess and enjoy what he has earned, but the thesis that the exercise of this right redounds to the general good.

Can capitalism survive? No. I do not think it can. There is inherent in the capitalist system a tendency toward self-destruction.

Contrary to the vulgar belief that men are motivated primarily by materialistic considerations, we now see the capitalist system being discredited and destroyed all over the world, even though this system has given men the greatest material comforts and benefits ever achieved on earth.

Queen Elizabeth owned silk stockings. The capitalists’ achievement does not consist in providing silk stockings for queens, but in bringing them within reach of factory girls.

The fundamental principle of capitalism is the separation of State and Economics.