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Quotations on Capitalism

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

~ Winston Churchill

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

~ Felix Frankfurter

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.

~ Ralph Barton Perry

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