The only trouble with capitalism


You know, the only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they’re too damn greedy.
Herbert Hoover, quoted in David M. Kennedy, Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999), p. 43.
Online NewsHour: Historical Views on Enron – February 26, 2002
«At the end of the 1920s, poor Herbert Hoover, who had been a progressive Republican and a supporter of TR and wanted a certain amount of reform in the economy was left holding the bag and he uttered the immortal words „the only trouble with capitalism is capitalists — they are too damn greedy.“»