The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they’re too damn greedy.

Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) American engineer, bureaucrat, President of the US (1928-32)
(Attibuted)

Remark to columnist Mark Sullivan (c. 1929).  Spencer Howard, an archivist at the Hoover Presidential Library, says Sullivan's son recalled Hoover saying this to his father at least once in the early 1930s.

Added on 24-May-10 | Last updated 24-May-10
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