Quotes of Corporation

“ To expose a 4.2 trillion dollar ripoff of the American people by the stockholders of the 1000 largest corporations over the last one-hundred years will be a tall order of business. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ He's got an obsession to immunize corporations. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ Consumers are coming through nicely but it doesn't look like there are major plans for corporations to ramp up IT spending in 2004. ”

- John Rutledge

“ Corporations cannot commit treason or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls. ”

- Sir Edward Coke

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

- Peter Rena

“ Issuance of equity and of bonds by lower-rated corporations has come virtually to a halt — even investment-grade companies have cut back substantially on their borrowings. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ I don't care much about big corporations, frankly. Most politicians never met a special-interest group they didn't like. ”

- Kinky Friedman

“ Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate. ”

- Alain van der Heide

“ There are a lot of empty seats that are about to be filled with corporatists surrounded by corporate hospitality suites funded by $13 million of taxpayers money. That's a pretty sickly witches' brew for a private convention where corporations have poured $100 million into it… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ I'm in a unique position to help others. I don't do more than anyone else does but, through people and corporations I'm involved with, I can help raise a lot of money. That's one of the reasons we started the foundation, as a vehicle through which we could channel that money to worthwhile causes. ”

- Dan Marino

“ His real intention appears to be to deliver a blow to the patella of a conglomerate-controlled press corps that, until recently, has indulged the Bush administration's most extravagant smears and lies,... He has completely succeeded. ”

- David Denby

“ To me, film right now is dormant. It's a sleeping giant. It's the plaything of corporations. The people who determine what American film is today are no different from high rollers who go to Las Vegas. They just want to take all the money and put it on one big number and roll the dice on that number and if it craps out, next number… ”

- William Friedkin

“ Last year, American government provided 35 percent of worldwide relief aid. In private contributions, American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations gave over $240 billion to charitable causes in 2003, according to Giving USA Foundation. Privately, Americans give at least $34 billion overseas. ”

- Larry Elder

“ Thanks to the support of investors and corporations over the last five years, CDP has generated the leading database of investment - relevant information regarding climate change. We are proud to be able to help investors and corporations make informed decisions on the subject. ”

- James Cameron

“ It is extremism when corporations corrupt our government, buy and rent our politicians, block our access to the courts, dominate our executive branch agencies, appropriate middle class tax dollars in the form of corporate welfare, subsidies, handouts, bailouts,… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. ”

- Sir Edward Coke

“ It doesn't make sense to talk about successful corporations in a society whose schools, hospitals, churches, symphonies, or libraries are deteriorating or closing. ”

- Clifton C. Garvin Jr.

“ Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other large organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot masturbate. ”

- Dave Barry

“ 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

“ For better or for worse, our company is a reflection of my thinking, my character, my values. ”

- Rupert Murdoch

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

- Lester Bangs

“ This is what I call power joking,... We've gotten very politically correct at corporations and we don't want to make a joke to offend somebody or another group. So make fun of yourself. ”

- Judy Carter

“ There will definitely be some restraint, and even cuts in terms of government's involvement and subsidy of corporations. ”

- Mitch Daniels

“ Punk is not dead. Punk will only die when corporations can exploit and mass produce it. ”

- Jello Biafra

“ These are not big corporations buying these parcels. ”

- Jackie Collins

“ This administration is not sympathetic to corporations, it is indentured to corporations. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ It shows corporations are ready to raise prices. I see a short-term upside for the market that will last, maybe, into tomorrow. ”

- Peter Green

“ The bigger issue,... was the whole takeover of the food industry by big corporations. ”

- Jerry Garcia

“ Unpatriotic corporations abandon our country and shift industries abroad, along with what is left of their allegiance to our country and our community. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ It is unfair to spend millions of dollars in tax breaks that benefit corporations importing Chinese ceiling fans as well as Starbucks. ”

- Susan Collins
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