Capitalism - Capitalists Quotes

Millions of individuals making their own decisions in the market-place will always allocate resources better than any centralized government planning process.

Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.

In the last 30 years I’ve watched a catastrophe unfold that is tearing the country apart. You see the family declining, people’s earnings declining, one group of people hating another group. It’s the result of an economic system that ignores values that don’t have a price tag on them. It doesn’t care whether people are […]

Capitalism undoubtedly has certain boils and blotches upon it, but has it as many as government? Has it as many as marriage? Has it as many as religion? I doubt it. It is the only basic institution of modern man that shows any genuine health and vigor… the only serious criticism of capitalism comes from […]

The revolution eats its own. Capitalism recreates itself.

Capitalism is what people do if you leave them alone.

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.