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David Korten Quotes and Sayings

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Money is a mechanism for control.
- David Korten

Related topics: Money

My claim is that we do not have a market economy,
but a capitalist economy.
- David Korten

Global competition is about winners and losers.
- David Korten

Money is not wealth.
Money is a claim on wealth.
- David Korten

 

As long as you have a system that is based on the rational
that if you are making money you are thereby making
a contribution to society,
these financial rogue practices will continue.
- David Korten

In the US, most progressives start to see the differences
between internationalism and economic globalization.
- David Korten

More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change
in values taking place among consumers,
who become more concerned about quality of life,
food, health and the environment.
- David Korten

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There is no visible sign that the current politicians
in the US are willing to see the need for change.
- David Korten

Moreover, statistics can be deceiving:
the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs,
with no benefits and generally low pay.
- David Korten

Wall Street sees a social fabric or social contract as inefficiencies,
which need to be removed.
- David Korten

It is interesting to note that the 200 richest people
have more assets than the 2 billion poorest.
- David Korten

Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets,
and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit.
That means we are consuming more than we are producing.
- David Korten

The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing.
It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
- David Korten

My own experience in the third world was that even
if people started to make more money,
the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
- David Korten

And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion,
which is that our global economy is out of control
and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics.
- David Korten

There are actually very few US politicians who have integrity and vision.
- David Korten

The EU will face problems similar to the US:
an increasing gap between the citizens and decision
makers in Brussels and a perceived or even real lack of democracy.
- David Korten

Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous,
but they are not.
Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy.
- David Korten

If you look at the US economy over the last 15-20 years
wages have been stagnating or even declining.
- David Korten

We should be moving toward local currencies not global or European currencies.
- David Korten

Europeans say they are proud of their social fabric,
of strong rights for workers and the weak in society.
- David Korten

But we can also take the radical view that the test
of an economy has to do with the extent to which it
is providing everybody with a decent means of living.
- David Korten

If I would need to make a prediction I still believe
Kaplan's scenario is very plausible.
- David Korten

There is a huge shift taking place in the global awareness
in the last 5 years with strong views about globalization
and the power structures of major corporations.
- David Korten

So, there is enormous instability in the global economy
with a shift of winners and losers.
- David Korten

More humane societies are usually smaller,
like the Scandinavian countries and Holland,
where it is much easier to reach consensus and cooperation.
- David Korten

In a world of increasing inequality,
the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence
to the property rights of "the Haves" over the human
rights of "the Have Nots" is inevitably called into serious question.
- David Korten

Not exclusively, but the bulk of our local economy
should be covered by local currencies,
which is more efficient than having global currencies
which lose connection with reality in the markets,
shops and communities of the people.
- David Korten

If you look internationally over the last 50 years
there have been improvements in the third world,
but in the last 20 years the reverse has happened,
with debt crises and increased poverty.
- David Korten

Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among
people who are reasonably equal in their buying and
selling of economic power,
it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic
power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way.
- David Korten

The first principle of the market economy is that it
is comprised of many small buyers and sellers,
which implies a substantial degree of equity.
Another fundamental market principle is that costs
are internalized in the producer's price.
- David Korten

But in the past, US companies have been able to increase
their profits through downsizing in the US,
through colonizing other people's resources,
and through the increase of globalization.
- David Korten

It will take some time before a politician will capture
the imagination of the American people and have the
vision and understanding to do what is necessary for
a better future for the people of America and the world.
- David Korten

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

It's all about the money.
- Joseph Jackson

It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want.
It makes more money.
- Merle Haggard

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

My goal wasn't to make a ton of money.
It was to build good computers.
- Steve Wozniak

So you think that money is the root of all evil.
Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

Business is other people's money.
- Delphine de Girardin

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.
- Simon Raven

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong,
but the love of money for its own sake.
- Margaret Thatcher

Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
- Henry James

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
- Pablo Picasso

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being
equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.
- Placido Domingo

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world
than watch it accumulate.
- Gloria Steinem

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

If I have enough money to eat I'm good.
- Shia LaBeouf

What counts is what you do with your money,
not where it came from.
- Merton Miller

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall


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