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Top 100 Quotes About Capitalists

#1. As a newspaper man, Doremus remembered that the only reporters who misrepresented and concealed facts more unscrupulously than the Capitalists were the Communists. - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#2. Capitalists' wet dreams is to be involved in charity. - Author: Stieg Larsson
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#3. The government is somewhat inept, but the private sector is inept in general. How many companies do venture capitalists invest in that go poorly? By far most of them. However, every once in a while a Google or a Microsoft comes out, so people keep giving them money. - Author: Bill Gates
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#4. Capitalists can buy themselves out of any crisis, so long as they make the workers pay - Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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#5. An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society because under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#6. Only capitalists get photographers. - Author: Stephen Sondheim
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#7. Taxes are necessary. But the system of discriminatory taxation universally accepted under the misleading name of progressive taxation of income and inheritance is not a mode of taxation. It is rather a mode of disguised expropriation of the successful capitalists and entrepreneurs. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#8. I will not descend among professors and capitalists.
- Author: Walt Whitman
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#9. The broad liberal objective is a balanced and flexible "mixed economy," thus seeking to occupy that middle ground between capitalism and socialism whose viability has so long been denied by both capitalists and socialists. - Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
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#10. Capitalists, if you think that you can play footsies with these people, you're wrong. They will come for you and drag you into the streets and kill you. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#11. We will hang the capitalists with the rope that they sell us. - Author: Karl Marx
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#12. What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women. - Author: Clara Zetkin
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#13. They do say that socialism is the ideal philosophy-just as long as you have capitalists to pay for it. - Author: Wilbur Smith
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#14. Capitalists desire purchasing power. Socialists lust for the power to plan society. Which is worse? - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#15. There is a fundamentalist belief by capitalists that capital will save the world, and it just isn't so. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#16. Third, it puts more small-scale capitalists out of business. They can do nothing but join the working class. 'Thus', says Marx, 'the forest of uplifted arms demanding work becomes ever thicker, while the arms themselves become ever thinner. - Author: Anonymous
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#17. If I tax them, in fact, I'm not taxing the capitalists, I am taxing the people who have saved, trusted. It was very controversial, those sorts of things. But finally, it worked out. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#18. In seventy years, Russia's Communists had not succeeded in dealing markets such a telling blow as did its deadbeat capitalists. - Author: Roger Lowenstein
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#19. We Communists have to string along with the capitalists for a while. We need their agriculture and their technology. - Author: Leonid Brezhnev
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#20. Can it be believed that the democracy which overthrew the feudal system and vanquished kings will retreat before tradesmen and capitalists? - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#21. Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor. - Author: Karl Marx
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#22. Capitalists will sell us the rope we will hang them with. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#23. The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they're too damned greedy. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#24. The increase of social wealth is not accompanied by a diminishing number of capitalist magnates, but by an increasing number of capitalists of all degrees. - Author: Eduard Bernstein
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#25. Let the capitalists do their own fighting and furnish their own corpses and there will never be another war on the face of the earth. - Author: Oliver Stone
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#26. The elimination of individual capitalists and the replacement of private capitalism by state capitalism in Russia has not in the least altered the typical helpless and authoritarian character structure of the masses of people. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#27. The new community which the capitalists are now constructing will be a very complete and absolute community; and one which will tolerate nothing really independent of itself. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#28. The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression. This made us develop an awareness which eventually led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S. government, i.e. imperialism. - Author: Daniel Ortega
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#29. The capitalists speculate on the two following factors: the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible and the competition of female labour must be employed to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible. - Author: Clara Zetkin
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#30. Most venture capitalists won't read a business plan unless the entrepreneur is introduced to them by a contact. - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#31. The mistake the apartheid government made was they gave the black people nothing, so they had nothing to lose. But now a lot of the former freedom-fighters are big-time capitalists. They've been given directorships in every major company. They're billionaires! - Author: Wilbur Smith
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#32. And there were no signs whatever of the disagreements among capitalists - or of the Anglo-American war - that Stalin's ideological illusions had led him to expect. - Author: John Lewis Gaddis
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#33. Venture capitalists' job is to invest in risky projects. But after shying away from risk for years, VCs finally found there was no longer anybody willing to found a risk-taking company. - Author: Anonymous
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#34. Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire. - Author: Leland Stanford
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#35. 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 ... - Author: Leonid Brezhnev
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#36. Society can't wait. It's sad there are so many entrepreneurs, business successes and venture capitalists who give no thought to society. - Author: Les Wexner
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#37. The few who profit from the labor of the masses want to organize the workers into an army which will protect the interests of the capitalists. - Author: Helen Keller
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#38. The workers spend what they get, and capitalists get what they spend. - Author: Michal Kalecki
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#39. Graffiti, citizens, is the name for the way capitalists deface their public buildings. - Author: Adam Johnson
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#40. There are self-styled "anarcho-capitalists" (not to be confused with anarchists of any persuasion), who want the state abolished as a regulator of capitalism, and government handed over to capitalists. - Author: Donald Rooum
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#41. Show me a first-generatio n fortune and I'll show you a successful partnership between a talented individual and society's invisible venture capitalist, the commons. - Author: William H. Gates, Sr.
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#42. The enemy and his allies are now at the gates of the capitalists' fortress. Is there any hope that the businessman will finally sense the danger to himself and the system of which he is a part and rise to meet the challenge? - Author: Benjamin A. Rogge
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#43. In the major state capitalists economies, Europe and the US, it's low growth and stagnation and a very sharp income differentiation a shift - a striking shift - from production to financialization. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#44. The race will find that capitalists and communists modify themselves so much during the ages that they end by being indistinguishable as democrats ... - Author: T.H. White
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#45. Those of us who are condemned as radicals, idealists, and dreamers call for basic reforms that, if enacted, would make peaceful reform possible. But corporate capitalists, now unchecked by state power and dismissive of the popular will, do not see the fires they are igniting. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#46. If you want to know, it was the capitalists who invented marriage in order to protect the laws of inheritance. - Author: James Plunkett
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#47. Do not descend amongst professors or capitalists. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#48. The more successful capitalists are in cutting their wage costs, the less money workers will have to buy back what those same capitalists produce. It's a contradiction. - Author: Richard D. Wolff
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#49. People who don't know any better will always be in the dark because the power lies in the hands of men who take good care that ordinary folk don't understand, in the hands, that is, of the government, of the clerical party, of the capitalists. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#50. Men - ' said Miss Williams, and stopped.
As a rich property owner says 'Bolsheviks' - as an earnest Communist says 'Capitalists!' - as a good housewife says 'Blackbeetles' - so did Miss Williams say 'Men! - Author: Agatha Christie
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#51. 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 - Author: Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
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#52. The true threat to the world today comes from the mad ambitions of states and capitalists bent on destroying non-modern cultures. It is the so-called developed countries that plunder the planet's resources without showing the least concern for consequences they are incapable of foreseeing. - Author: Rene Girard
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#53. Capitalists behave like capitalists wherever they are. They pursue the expansion of value through exploitation without regard to the social consequences. - Author: David Harvey
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#54. If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#55. At a basic level venture capitalists are arbitrageurs: they have access to more information than those with the capital, and access to more capital than those with information, and they profit by exploiting the mismatch. - Author: Ben Thompson
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#56. You see, we capitalists will never actually ask you to work overtime. I don't even track your hours. I just make it clear that I trust you to get your job done in the time allotted. And then I hand you twice as much work as you can reasonably do in a 40-hour week. - Author: Nick Hanauer
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#57. The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists. - Author: Walter Ulbricht
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#58. Everything you want is cheap or free. If you went to a venture capitalist and said: "I need money to buy tools." You flunked the IQ test, I mean every tool that you need is free! - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#59. By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. By proletariat, the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live. - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#60. I argue that one of the functions of a capitalist state is to defend capitalism from itself, to defend capitalism from the capitalists. - Author: Michael Parenti
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#61. Capitalists are motivated not chiefly by the desire to consume wealth or indulge their appetites, but by the freedom and power to consummate their entrepreneurial ideas. - Author: George Gilder
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#62. A lady is the last thing on earth I want to be. Capitalists sidetrack the women into clubs and make ladies of them. - Author: Mary Harris Jones
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#63. Venture capitalists have a list of danger signs to watch out for. Near the top is the company run by techno-weenies who are obsessed with solving interesting technical problems, instead of making users happy. - Author: Paul Graham
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#64. The masters of the government of the United States are the combined capitalists and manufacturers of the United States. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#65. There's something about China and its rush to capitalism that I find confusing. At the same time, we live in an America where capitalists oppose any government interference with free markets, while in China you have a very controlled, state-planned market where economic growth is better than ours. - Author: David Henry Hwang
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#66. Neither the entrepreneurs nor the farmers nor the capitalists determine what has to be produced. The consumers do that. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#67. Labour, because it chose to remain unintelligent, either became subservient, or insolently believed in damaging the capitalists' goods and machinery or even in killing the capitalists. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#68. On the silver screen, capitalists are usually vilified as greedy and heartless, while statists of every stripe are depicted as selfless, romantic idealists who only want to help people. - Author: Lawrence Reed
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#69. The only problem with capitalism is the capitalists. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#70. Jewish Warsaw, which was roughly a third of Warsaw proper, was a city of rabbis and swindlers, capitalists and poets; but, most of all, it was a city of talkers. There were so many ideas in the air you could get an education simply by breathing deeply. (p. 206) - Author: Rebecca Goldstein
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#71. Back in the late 1990s, venture capitalists got very excited about the Internet. A whole lot of money was poured into some companies that failed rather spectacularly, and a lot of people lost a lot of money. - Author: Bill Maris
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#72. We vote for Perot. We think he's a great, marvelous, honest man. We send money to his campaign, even though he is one of the richest capitalists in our culture. Imagine, sending money to Perot! It's unbelievable, yet it's part of that worship of individuality. - Author: James Hillman
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#73. 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. - Author: Alexandra Kollontai
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#74. 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. - Author: Gurbaksh Chahal
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#75. Human dignity is something one need not look for in the world of capitalists. V. I. Lenin - Author: Catherine Merridale
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#76. Only one more indispensable massacre of Capitalists or Communists or Fascists or Christians or Heretics, and there we are - there we are in the Golden Future. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#77. Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#78. These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert to fleece the people; and now that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people's money to settle the quarrel. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#79. Priests and politicians were equally bad, Allan thought, and it didn't make the slightest difference if they were communists, fascists, capitalists or any other political persuasion. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#80. The democracy which shows up in the United States and in England is not an ideal democracy, because the will of the people is under the pressure of property, which is in the hands of the wealthy capitalists. - Author: Hans Fritzsche
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#81. I want to kill the president because I no like the capitalists. I have the gun in my hand, I kill kings and presidents first and next all capitalists. - Author: Giuseppe Zangara
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#82. Capitalists have the tendency to move toward those countries in which there is plenty of labor available and at which labor is reasonable. And by the fact that they bring capital into these countries, they bring about a trend toward higher wage rates. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#83. All capitalists should be like Warren Buffett, and he says he should be taxed more. - Author: Ed Asner
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#84. As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production. - Author: Rudolf Hiferding
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#85. But the ultimate goal is to get rid of the media capitalists in the phone and cable companies and to divest them from control. - Author: Robert Waterman McChesney
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#86. When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use. - Author: Joseph Stalin
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#87. Don't worry," says Ricky. "I'm sure everyone isn't bringing a present. You can just think of paying the cover charge as your gift."

"What? A cover charge? Presents? What are these people, a bunch of capitalists? - Author: Tim Tharp
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#88. Communists are frustrated capitalists. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#89. Revolution is profitable. So the capitalists sell it ... The hip capitalists have some allies within the revolutionary community: longhairs who work as intermediaries between the kids on the street and the millionaire businessmen. - Author: Jerry Rubin
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#90. Socialists tend to want to pay people more money to do less work, and capitalists tend to want to provide better products at better prices. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#91. Public opinion takes no offense at the endeavors of farmers, workers, clerks, teachers, doctors, ministers, and people from many other callings to earn as much as they can. But it censures the capitalists and entrepreneurs for their greed. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#92. The primary social goal of both systems of political economy is for middle-aged men to attract good-looking younger women. Democratic capitalists believe that good-looking younger women are attracted mainly by money. Social democratic capitalists believe that they are attracted mainly by power. - Author: Gary North
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#93. This presentation was truly a testament to the epic magnitude of getting into Thomas Treadwell's class. This exercise was pointedly not some theoretical simulation dreamed up by an academic with no real-world experience. We were presenting our ideas to real venture capitalists and angel investors. - Author: Mitty Walters
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#94. Capitalists have done more good for society through their charitable giving, philanthropy and generosity than all their critics combined. - Author: James Cook
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#95. Silicon Valley has evolved a critical mass of engineers and venture capitalists and all the support structure - the law firms, the real estate, all that - that are all actually geared toward being accepting of startups. - Author: Elon Musk
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#96. Many venture capitalists say they're looking for the next big idea. But they aren't, really; they're looking for something derivative, because derivative is safe. - Author: Jose Ferreira
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#97. Marx's theory that only capitalists benefit from capitalism and workers are exploited was completely wrong. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Workers earned more as economies grew. - Author: Kenneth Rogoff
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#98. The task of defending capitalism was still important to leave to the capitalists. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#99. Certainly not a party of the workers and the peasants. In fact, Jiang Zemin in recent weeks has officially said that capitalists and the entrepreneurs should be enrolled in the Communist Party. - Author: Henry A. Kissinger
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#100. But what counter-insurgency really comes down to is the protection of the capitalists back in America, their property and their privileges. U.S. national security, as preached by U.S. leaders, is the security of the capitalist class in the US, not the security of the rest of the people. - Author: Philip Agee
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