Capitalism - Capitalists Quotes

The dynamo of our economic system is self-interest which may range from mere petty greed to admirable types of self-expression.

Capitalism is founded on greed and envy.

History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.

It has often been found that profuse expenditures, heavy taxation, absurd commercial restrictions, corrupt tribunals, disastrous wars, sedition’s, persecutions, conflagrations, inundation, have not been able to destroy capital so fast as the exertions of private citizens have been able to create it.

What kind of society isn’t structured on greed? The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm; capitalism is that kind of a system.

There is a serious tendency toward capitalism among the well-to-do peasants.