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  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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    Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil.
  • Bela Lugosi
    Bela Lugosi
    Hungarian-American actor 1882-1956
    Bela Lugosi
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    Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers than they were by the state.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
  • Bernard Werber
    Bernard Werber
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    Ants can live together in solidarity and forget themselves in the community. In a normative capitalist society, everyone is an egoist. In the ants' civilization, you are part of the group; you don't live for yourself alone.
  • Stephen Vizinczey
    Stephen Vizinczey
    Hongarian writer and criticus 1933-
    Stephen Vizinczey
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    As both capitalist and communist states - not to mention the technological world - have evolved under the illusion that men purposefully built them, ideological optimism seeps into every niche of our lives. It is made worse by mass culture which feeds our
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy, the capitalist system will produce more inequality than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    Capitalism requires individual responsibility and accountability. People are seen as atomized units in a capitalist system - they are either useful, or they are not. They are not seen racially or ethnically or religiously. They consume and they produce, and those are their only relevant characteristics.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    Even the most conservative must realize that the recent transformation of surplus from an individual to a national disaster implies a scathing indictment of our capitalist system as it has now developed.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. I, The Changing Role of Surplus Stocks
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
    Leon Trotsky
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    Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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    Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
    Frank Lloyd Wright
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    I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it
  • Mary McCarthy
    Mary McCarthy
    American author 1912-1989
    Mary McCarthy
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    It has to be acknowledged that in capitalist society, with its herds of hippies, originality has become a sort of fringe benefit, a mere convention, accepted obsolescence, the Beatnik model being turned in for the Hippie model, as though strangely obedient to capitalist laws of marketing.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
    A. J. P. Taylor
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    Lenin was the first to discover that capitalism 'inevitably' caused war; and he discovered this only when the First World War was already being fought. Of course he was right. Since every great state was capitalist in 1914.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
    Angela Davis
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    Obviously there are some organizations that go out on the street and say we want an end to the capitalist system. But obviously that is not going to happen as a result of just assuming that stance.
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