Corporations Quotes

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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.
[Corporations] [Jerry Brown]

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You cannot afford to hire an attorney at $200 to $300 an hour to fight over your $12,000 car and have to pay those bills. People need to become aware that they have some rights, even when going up against these giant companies that try to intimidate.
[Corporations] [Rights] [Corporate Interests] [Vince Megna]

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We must start with the reality that corporations cannot guarantee anyone a lifetime job any more than corporations have a guarantee of immortality.
[Reality] [Jobs] [Immortality] [Corporations] [Company] [John Snow]

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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.
[Jobs] [Corporations] [Gloria Steinem]

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

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

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

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

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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.
[Corporations] [Andrew Jackson]

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

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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?
[Corporations] [Susan George]

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Were the radical democratic impulses of the American Revolution still driving US politics, it would be difficult to imagine corporatization of the kind witnessed today. But that impulse has weakened, and the relationship between the people and the corporation has reversed.
[Politics] [Democracy] [Corporations] [Ben Manski]

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All the mega corporations on the planet make their obscene profits off the labor and suffering of others, with complete disregard for the effects on the workers, environment, and future generations. As with the banking sector, they play games with the lives of millions, hysterically reject any kind of government intervention when the profits are rolling in, but are quick to pass the bill for the cleanup and the far-reaching consequences of these avoidable tragedies to the public when things go wrong. We have a straightforward proposal: if they want public money, we want public control. It's that simple. Michael Hureaux Perez
[Environment] [Capitalism] [Suffering] [Corporations] [Exploitation] [Profit] [Nationalisation] [Labour] [Deepwater] [Economic Interventionism] [Workers] [Subprime Mortgage Crisis] [Public Sector]

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Can we actually suppose that we are wasting, polluting, and making ugly this beautiful land for the sake of patriotism and the love of God? Perhaps some of us would like to think so, but in fact this destruction is taking place because we have allowed ourselves to believe, and to live, a mated pair of economic lies: that nothing has a value that is not assigned to it by the market; and that the economic life of our communities can safely be handed over to the great corporations. (from 'Compromise, Hell!' published in the November/December 2004 issue of ORION magazine)
[Economics] [Lies] [Corporations] [Wendell Berry] [Sustainability]

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... the forces of power, particularly corporate power, are impatient with what is adequate for a coherent community. Because power gains so little from community in the short run, it does not hesitate to destroy community for the long run.
[Power] [Community] [Corporations] [Wes Jackson]

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Corporations are like protean bacteria; you hit them with accountability and they mutate and change their names.
[Corporations] [Accountability] [Doug Anderson]

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It was here I learnt that corporate principles and military principles are basically the same. Insulation. Illusion. Hype. Activity.
[Politics] [Work] [Corporations] [Tarun J. Tejpal]

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Many companies expect loyal customers without providing loyal service. This has been the visionary failure of countless corporations.
[Business] [Steve Maraboli] [Corporations] [Service] [Loyal] [Companies] [Customers]

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And the so-called 'political process' is a fraud: Our elected officials, like our bureaucratic functionaries, like even our judges, are largely the indentured servants of the commercial interests.
[Politics] [Corruption] [Greed] [Corporations] [Edward Abbey] [Ows]

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The fact that the United States has political, economic, and legal structures that do indeed create incentives to control hazards (in the workplace) is one the reasons the corporations have moved to Latin America and Asia.
[Economics] [Globalization] [Corporations] [Vincent A. Gallagher]