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Corporations Quotes

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I don't think meals have any business being deductible.
I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
- Ralph Nader

Related topics: Business

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not
only to prevent fraud and financial abuse,
but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
- Charles W. Pickering

Obviously we're a consumer nation and you have the
power to influence these big corporations who are running
the world right now through what you chose to,
or not to, purchase.
- Daryl Hannah

And we've become very doubtful of our information sources,
because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations.
- Brian De Palma

 

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

Groups are corporations now.
They have pension plans.
Musicians have saw the daylight.
- John Lee Hooker

Now you have people in Washington who have no interest in the country at all.
They're interested in their companies,
their corporations grabbing Caspian oil.
- Gore Vidal

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This (George W. Bush's) administration is not sympathetic to corporations,
it is indentured to corporations.
- Ralph Nader

In every case, the environmental hazards were made
known only by independent scientists,
who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations
responsible for the hazards.
- Barry Commoner

It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood
became the playground of multinational corporations
which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant
to their overall activity.
- Peter Bart

Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed,
nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
- Edward Coke

American corporations hate to give away money.
- Stephen Ambrose

The great corporations of this country were not founded by ordinary people.
They were founded by people with extraordinary intelligence,
ambition, and aggressiveness.
- Daniel P. Moynihan

That's one of the things about the Tea Party people.
They think corporations have too much influence in
American life and they do.
- Howard Dean

Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated,
for they have no souls.
- Harold Coffin

There were some entrepreneurial du Ponts that are a
little different from the heads of the corporations today.
- Pete du Pont

We don't separate out men and women working together in corporations.
- Susan Molinari

Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax.
- Dick Thornburgh

We are going through tough economic times but things are looking up,
and the indicators are improving not only for large
corporations but also for small business.
- George Pataki

Turning corporations loose and letting the profit motive
run amok is not a prescription for a more livable world.
- Tom Scholz

Corporations are social organizations,
the theater in which men and women realize or fail
to realize purposeful and productive lives.
- Lester Bangs

What is not fair now is that corporations pay less and less tax,
which means that you and I pay more because we're rooted somewhere,
they've got our address, right?
- Susan George

Punk is not dead.
Punk will only die when corporations can exploit and mass produce it.
- Jello Biafra

Large corporations and unions know the power of being
big enough to bargain for better rates.
- Greg Walden

The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore.
They are the government.
- Jim Hightower

I am on the board of corporations who contribute both
to environmental problems and their solutions.
And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
- Maurice Strong

TV that people will never see, that giant international
corporations will never touch,
will never pay your salary.
- Norman Lear

Give tax breaks to large corporations,
so that money can trickle down to the general public,
in the form of extra jobs.
- Andrew Mellon

The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time,
when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights.
- Joe Baca

To survive, men and business and corporations must serve.
- John Henry Patterson

In the steel industry the corporations generally have
accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage
agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.
- John L. Lewis

In a time of serious budget deficits,
immense war costs and a sluggish economy,
we cannot afford to grant such outlandish subsidies
to some of our Nation's largest corporations.
- Ron Kind

The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles
dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty
of imagination and it's a big problem.
- Alex Cox

People like me have to have the discipline only to work for clients,
corporations, political people, products,
services, networks that we believe in and we want to see succeed.
- Frank Luntz

Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men,
men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations,
shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?
- Frank Pittman

We must start with the reality that corporations cannot
guarantee anyone a lifetime job any more than corporations
have a guarantee of immortality.
- John W. Snow

Most of the services staff is for the larger corporations,
not so much for small and medium businesses because
they cannot afford an extensive services army.
- Kevin Rollins

I hope we shall crush in its birth
the aristocracy of our monied corporations
which dare already to challenge our government
to a trial by strength,
and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
- Thomas Jefferson (from a letter to George Logan, Nov. 12th, 1816)

And also, more and more businesses really want to do the right thing.
They feel better about themselves, their workers feel better,
and so do their customers.
I think this is equally true in the transnational corporations,
but it is harder to express in those situations.
- Paul Hawken

Where are the jobs going to come from?Small business,
manufacturing and clean energy.
Where's the money to finance them? The banks and the
corporations in America today have lots of money that
they can invest right now.
- William J. Clinton

Multinational corporations do control.
They control the politicians.
They control the media.
They control the pattern of consumption,
entertainment, thinking.
They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation
for violent outbursts and racial division.
- Jerry Brown

Scientific corporations might well become almost independent
states and be enabled to undertake their largest experiments
without consulting the outside world -
a world which would be less and less able to judge
what the experiments were about.
- John Desmond Bernal

The motivation for war is simple.
The U.S.
government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S.
corporations to do business in other countries.
They intend to use cheap labor in those countries,
which will make Americans rich.
- Michael Moore

The financial capital is being concentrated by corporations,
institutional investors, and even our pension funds,
and being reinvested in companies that repeat this
process because it provides the highest return on that financial capital.
- Paul Hawken

If you go back to the time of J.P.
Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale.
The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed
exclusively to large corporations,
governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals.
- Ron Chernow

So Indian policy has become institutionalized and the
result has been that American people have become more
dependent on government and that the American people
have become more dependent on corporations.
- Russell Means

We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions,
and bigger state-run corporations.
It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of
punitive taxes and regulations.
The rewards of success will be expropriated for the
sake of attaining greater income equality.
- Arthur C. Brooks

It's an incredible con job when you think about it,
to believe something now in exchange for something after death.
Even corporations with their reward systems don't try to make it posthumous.
- Gloria Steinem

And that's why I wrote the book, because our country
really needs to understand,
if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about,
what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work,
where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change.
- John Perkins

The problem...
is emblematic of what hasn't changed during the equal
opportunity revolution of the last 20 years.
Doors opened; opportunities evolved.
Law, institutions, corporations moved forward.
But many minds did not.
- Anna Quindlen

Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer,
the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force.
And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations,
for the money makers.
- Cesar Chavez

I suspect that many corporations have begun to understand
that they have an important role to play in the lives of their communities,
and that allocating funds to support local groups helps
them discharge that function and also burnish their image.
- David Rockefeller

The only difference between the Republican and Democratic
parties is the velocities with which their knees hit
the floor when corporations knock on their door.
That's the only difference.
- Ralph Nader

Our supporters can send the message that it's wrong
for politically connected corporations to make millions
while people doing an honest day's work are being cheated
out of an honest day's pay.
- Morris Dees

I was endorsed by many corporations to work with their people.
Since I had several hundred successful case histories,
I realized that it was really valuable and everybody
should have access to the information,
so I started teaching seminars to groups of people.
- Leonard Orr

Unless you become more watchful in your states and
check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive
privileges you will in the end find that...
the control over your dearest interests has passed
into the hands of these corporations.
- Andrew Jackson

If both parents must work, I think it is more important
that the mother has proximity to the child to therefore
establish a childcare situation at the big corporations not once a day,
but many times a day.
- Eric Braeden

Even President Bush has cited the need to outlaw the
practice of corporations making loans to their officers.
Strangely enough, when the President was a corporate officer,
he took out several loans from the company.
- Bennie Thompson

Not to say that corporations are perfect today,
but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense
progress in translating some of their past environmentally
damaging practices into new profit opportunities.
- Maurice Strong

Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest
derives from a paper currency which they are able to control,
from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges...
which are employed altogether for their benefit.
- Andrew Jackson

Basically, what Economic Hit Men are trained to do
is to build up the American empire.
To create situations where as many resources as possible flow into this country,
to our corporations, and our government,
and in fact we've been very successful.
- John Perkins

Of the five House Calendars, the Private Calendar is
the one to which all Private Bills are referred.
Private Bills deal with specific individuals,
corporations, institutions, and so forth,
as distinguished from public bills which deal with classes only.
- Howard Coble

The larger the state, the more callous it becomes...
the colder its heart.
It is also true that the bigger the corporation,
the more callous its heart.
But unlike the state, corporations have competition
and have no police powers.
- Dennis Prager

I was initially recruited while I was in business school
back in the late sixties by the National Security Agency,
the nation's largest and least understood spy organization;
but ultimately I worked for private corporations.
- John Perkins

April is tax month.
If you are having trouble filing your taxes,
then you should hire an accountant.
They'll give you the same advice that they've given
hundreds of corporations -
taxes are for douche bags.
- Ed Helms

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

I doubted that there were Communists hiding behind
every corporation desk and director's chair.
- Gloria Swanson

At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric,
the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom,
or the head of this giant international corporation
that wants these ratings.
- Norman Lear

Later the Administration wanted me to actually sell
all remaining surplus by running the War Assets Corporation.
I said I couldn't do it without some shoe leather.
- Stuart Symington

Then I was president of the Bakelite Corporation from 1910 to 1930.
- Leo Baekeland


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