Yes, friends, governments in capitalist society are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the capitalist class.— James Connolly
Practical Capitalistic quotations
When it comes to hang the capitalists they will compete with each other to sell us the rope at a lower price.
"Freedom" in capitalist countries exists only for those who possess money and who consequently hold power.
The Republican and Democratic parties, or, to be more exact, the Republican-Democratic party, represent the capitalist class in the class struggle. They are the political wings of the capitalist system and such differences as arise between them relate to spoils and not to principles.
I believe profoundly in the possibilities of democracy, but democracy needs to be emancipated from capitalism. As long as we inhabit a capitalist democracy, a future of racial equality, gender equality, economic equality will elude us.
When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope.
The worker is the slave of capitalist society, the female worker is the slave of that slave.
Shaming is one of the deepest tools of imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy because shame produces trauma and trauma often produces paralysis.
People tend to think that in order to start a new business they have to come up with something new and dazzling, but that's a myth - and it's often propagated by venture capitalists.
If at age 20 you are not a Communist then you have no heart.
If at age 30 you are not a Capitalist then you have no brains.
I worked at a factory owned by Germans, at coal pits owned by Frenchmen, and at a chemical plant owned by Belgians. There I discovered something about capitalists. They are all alike, whatever the nationality. All they wanted from me was the most work for the least money that kept me alive. So I became a communist.
All the parties of capitalist society, all its moralists and all its sycophants will perish beneath the debris of the impending catastrophe. The only party that will survive is the party of the world socialist revolution.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
It is only in revolutionary struggle against the capitalists of every country, and only in union with the working women and men of the whole world, that we will achieve a new and brighter future-the socialist brotherhood of the workers.
If only more of today's military personnel would realize that they are being used by the owning elite's as a publicly subsidized capitalist goon squad.
Nothing-was more degrading than for a woman to have to marry for a home.
Love should be the sole reason. Surely those with a brain-to think, eyes to see and a mind-to reason must realise that the capitalist system must cease and a co-operative system prevail in its place.
The essential notion of a capitalist society .
.. is voluntary cooperation, voluntary exchange. The essential notion of a socialist society is force.
We mustn't fear to adopt the advanced management methods applied in capitalist countries. The very essence of socialism is the liberation and development of the productive systems. Socialism and market economy are not incompatible. We should be concerned about right-wing deviations, but most of all, we must be concerned about left-wing deviations.
Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon.
The real bosses, in the capitalist system of market economy, are the consumers.
Capitalists control the machineries. They create difficulties to the workers. Consequently rationalism, which has to lead the way for peaceful life to all, has resulted in causing poverty and worries to the people because of dominating forces.
To develop political and economic power in a capitalist society, you need capital.
Every people, every society, needs a culture of resistance, a culture of being difficult and disobedient, that is the only way they will ever be able to stand up to the inevitable abuse of power by whoever runs the state apparatus, the capitalists, the communists, the socialists, the Gandhians, whoever.
We Communists have got to string along with the capitalists for a while.
We need their agriculture and their technology. But we are going to continue massive military programs. . . (soon) we will be in a position to return to a much more aggressive foreign policy designed to gain the upper-hand.
Democracy for an insignificant minority, democracy for the rich -- that is the democracy of capitalist society.
You are not going to destroy this imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy by creating your own version of it.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
...it was always our view that in order to attain this [proletarian revolution] and the other far more important aims of the future social revolution, the working class must first take possession of the organised political power of the state and by its aid crush the resistance of the capitalist class and organise society anew.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.
Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God's children.
I advocate revolutionary changes...an end to capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism and the elimination of political repression. If that is a crime, then I am totally guilty
There is less difference than many suppose between the ideal Socialist system, in which the big businesses are run by the State, and the present Capitalist system, in which the State is run by the big businesses.
Absorbing foreign capital and technology and even allowing foreigners to construct plants in China can only play a complementary role to our effort to develop the productive forces in a socialist society. Of course, this will bring some decadent capitalist influences into China. We are aware of this possibility; it's nothing to be afraid of.