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    Capitalism and communism stand at opposite poles. Their essential difference is this: The communist, seeing the rich man and his ;fine home, says: "No man should have so much." The capitalist, seeing the same thing, says: "All men should have as much.".

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The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing read more

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

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Capitalism and communism stand at opposite poles. Their essential difference is this: The communist, seeing the rich man and his read more

Capitalism and communism stand at opposite poles. Their essential difference is this: The communist, seeing the rich man and his fine home, says: 'No man should have so much.' The capitalist, seeing the same thing, says: 'All men should have so much.'

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Contrary to the vulgar belief that men are motivated primarily by materialistic considerations, we now see the capitalist system being read more

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

by Ayn Rand Found in: Capitalism Quotes,
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Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: read more

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

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Capitalism Quotes,
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Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.

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Borders are semiporous. Capital flows more freely than
people across them.
on C Span.

Borders are semiporous. Capital flows more freely than
people across them.
on C Span.

by Noam Chomsky Found in: Capitalism Quotes,
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Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

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Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

by Alfred Marshall Found in: Capitalism Quotes,
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The dynamo of our economic system is self-interest which may range from mere petty greed to admirable types of self-expression.

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

by Felix Frankfurter Found in: Capitalism Quotes,
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