Corporations Quotes

This administration is not sympathetic to corporations, it is indentured to corporations.- Ralph Nader


The growth of bigness has resulted in ruthless sacrifices of human value. The disappearance of free enterprise has submerged the individual in the impersonal corporation. When a nation of shopkeepers is transformed into a nation of clerks, enormous spiritual sacrifices are made. -William Orville Douglas


The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years. -C Wright Mills


You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own. -Rupert Murdoch


One aspect of modern life which has gone far to stifle men is the rapid growth of tremendous corporations. -William Orville Douglas


Corporations, which should be the carefully-restrained creatures of the law and the servants of the people, are fast becoming the people's masters. -Grover Cleveland


Power in a corporation becomes residual and dwells in the background. It is the ability to exercise nice matters of judgement. -Lord Chandos


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


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


The corporations and the media don't need power; they already have it.-Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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