Quotation Explorer - 'Capitalist'

People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without appearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society. - Jason Read
China's success lies on being a communist community within and a capitalist company outside. - Osman Doluca
About the capitalist states, it doesn't depend on you whether we (Soviet Union) exist. If you don't like us, don't accept our invitations, and don't invite us to come to see you. Whether you like it our not, history is on our side. We will bury you. - Nikita Khrushchev
There cannot exist in the future an economy which is still mercantile but which isn't capitalist anymore. Before capitalism there were economies which were partially mercantile, but capitalism is the last of this genre. - Amadeo Bordiga
The desire for an increase of wealth can be satisfied through exchange, which is the only method possible in a capitalist economy, or by violence and petition as in a militarist society, where the strong acquire by force, the weak by petitioning. - Ludwig von Mises
...capitalism is too important and complex a subject to be left to economists. Achieving a critical comprehension of it requires perspectives beyond those characteristic of modern economics. That is why this is a history not of economic ideas, but of ideas beyond the capitalist economy. - Jerry Z. Muller
The engine of capitalist patriarchy runs on the dirty fuel of women’s shame. - Laurie Penny
Every capitalist is rich, but every rich is not a capitalist. - Amit Kalantri
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker - Malcolm X
Communism in a capitalist world requires eliminating the hope of the citizens for owning what others own. - Osman Doluca
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.
The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope. - Karl Marx
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
Do you want to know the cause of war? It is capitalism, greed, the dirty hunger for dollars. Take away the capitalist, and you will sweep war from the earth. - Henry Ford
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Since men are not equals in white supremacist, capitalist, patriarchal class structure, which men do women want to be equal to? - bell hooks
[I]f you think that American imperialism and its globalised, capitalist form is the most dangerous thing in the world, that means you don't think the Islamic Republic of Iran or North Korea or the Taliban is as bad. - Christopher Hitchens
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