Quotations on Corporate

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People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for.
- Laurie Anderson
(Keywords: People, Corporate, Despair, Suffering, Wonder)

I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

But in this Congress, accountability is just a catch phrase, usually directed elsewhere. Demands to personal responsibility or corporate accountability abound, but rarely congressional accountability or fiscal responsibility.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Congress, Corporate, Responsibility)

Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children, advocate with us on their behalf, or facilitate our work through logistical, technical, research or supply support.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Work, Children, Corporate, Help, Research, Support)

In working with UNICEF our corporate partners have demonstrated time and again that their financial resources, leadership and expertise can bring about real and lasting benefits for the world's children.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Leadership, Time, Financial, Benefits, Children, Corporate, Expertise, World)

In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)

Just tasking a team to be creative won't get you to be innovative. It's having a corporate climate that gives people the space to experiment and take risks. Only then can you truly sustain it.
- Steve Brown
(Keywords: People, Climate, Corporate, Space)

I started at Pillsbury as a manager in one of their analysis functions, then worked my way up the corporate ladder to become vice president. Moving to Burger King was an important moment in my career.
- Herman Cain
(Keywords: Manager, Career, Corporate, President, Vice)

In a perfect world we would bring corporate tax rates down to 25% or less so we can get competitive in the world economy. Ultimately, I would love to see a flat tax.
- Eric Cantor
(Keywords: Love, Corporate, Economy, Tax, World)

Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it.
- Juan Cole
(Keywords: Success, Corporate, Tax, Income, Iraq, Politicians, states, United)

The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

When business leaders ask me what they can do for Indiana, I always reply: 'Make money. Go make money. That's the first act of corporate citizenship. If you do that, you'll have to hire someone else, and you'll have enough profit to help one of those non-profits we're so proud of.'
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Business, Money, Act, Citizenship, Corporate, First, Help, Leaders, Profit)

Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: Act, American, Corporate, Revolution, Self, states, United)

I hope to goodness I would not still be working in the corporate world - the money is OK but it is no life at all.
- Nigel Dennis
(Keywords: Life, Money, Hope, Corporate, Goodness, World)

I think the idea of creating a television news source that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana.
- Phil Donahue
(Keywords: Idea, Corporate, News, Television)

Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare.
- Larry Elder
(Keywords: Behavior, Charity, Corporate, Welfare)

Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Corporate, Investment, Play)

There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers. That may be because of a corporate decision, but they've lost their personality.
- Michael Gartner
(Keywords: Decision, Corporate, May, Newspapers, Passion, Personality, Today)

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin
(Keywords: Power, Corporate, Right, states, United)

I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted. We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible.
- Alberto Gonzales
(Keywords: Company, Consequences, Corporate, Fraud, Importance, Tolerance, Want)

If a lobbyist sets up shop, or a lawyer, in which they're receiving income through what is something like a tax loophole so that it's not counting as corporate income, that is what this is counting as a small business.
- Austan Goolsbee
(Keywords: Business, Corporate, Tax, Income)

Most people see through these issues but the corporate media doesn't reflect these sentiments.
- John Hall
(Keywords: People, Corporate, Media)

We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs.
- Stephen Harper
(Keywords: Government, Business, Development, Corporate, Country, Succeed, Trying, Will)

Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage.
- Bruce Henderson
(Keywords: Policy, Corporate, Mediocrity)

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.
- Abbie Hoffman
(Keywords: Death, War, Life, Corporate, Machines, Respect)

In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.
- Elena Kagan
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Congress, Corporate, Fact, Law, May, Self)

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Keywords: Family, History, Corporate, World)

When we give a subsidy, the benefits to the public ought to exceed the benefits to the company. When it doesn't, that's our definition of corporate welfare.
- John Kasich
(Keywords: Benefits, Company, Corporate, Public, Welfare)

The trouble, in my opinion, with corporate America today, is that everything is thought of in quarters.
- Henry Kravis
(Keywords: Thought, America, Corporate, Opinion, Today, Trouble)

If we can just take a few companies, and use those as models, as examples, to show the rest of corporate America how they can become more competitive, that's what I'd like to do and that's what I hope to do.
- Henry Kravis
(Keywords: Hope, America, Corporate, Rest)

I always like to refer managers in corporate America as the renters of the corporate assets, not the owners.
- Henry Kravis
(Keywords: America, Corporate, Managers)

This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can't tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans.
- Dennis Kucinich
(Keywords: Soul, Corporate, Democrats, Difference, Party, Republicans, Struggle)

The corporate woman has been defined as the 'liberated woman' and I see that as the exact opposite. I think she now is more enslaved, maybe even more than the housewife was; because she's so out of her power, and imitating male power is not female power.
- Kenny Loggins
(Keywords: Power, Corporate, Housewife, Now, Woman)

I don't understand why people whose entire lives or their corporate success depends on communication, and yet they are led on occasion by CEOs who cannot talk their way out of a paper bag and don't care to.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Success, People, Care, Communication, Corporate, Talk)

I've done reasonably well over the last 10 years because I took the strategy of language and politics and applied it to the corporate world, which has never been done before.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Politics, Strategy, Corporate, Language, World, Years)

So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don't know how to explain what they mean.
- Frank Luntz
(Keywords: Business, America, Corporate, Facts, Results)

Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Keywords: Class, Corporate, Labor, Leaders, Now, Religious)

They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There's no possibility of that here right now, none.
- Ann Macbeth
(Keywords: Time, Possibility, Corporate, Now, Open, Right, Will)

First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity.
- Thomas E. Mann
(Keywords: War, Approval, Corporate, First, Insecurity, Job, Mind, Months, Public, Sense, Terrorism)

It's not like a corporate job where the more you accumulate on your resume and the more hours you put in, the higher up you get; it's simply not the case. That being said, if I had known that and known what kind of career I'd get into, I still would have pursued it.
- Jason Marsden
(Keywords: Being, Career, Corporate, Job)

Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?
- Robert McChesney
(Keywords: People, Corporate, Criticism, Media)

My expertise was in public finance, particularly corporate taxation, since I had worked at the US Treasury.
- Merton Miller
(Keywords: Finance, Corporate, Expertise, Public, Taxation)

America's corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they're privatizing democracy. All the benefits - the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up.
- Bill Moyers
(Keywords: America, Benefits, Corporate, Democracy, Tax, Now, Tax cuts)

The collapse of Enron was devastating to tens of thousands of people and shook the public's confidence in corporate America.
- Robert Mueller
(Keywords: People, America, Confidence, Corporate, Enron, Public)

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power.
- Benito Mussolini
(Keywords: Government, Power, Corporate, Fascism)

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.
- Benito Mussolini
(Keywords: Power, Corporate, Fascism, State)

Over the years, dozens of American companies have filed papers to trade in their U.S. corporate citizenship for citizenship in tax haven countries like Bermuda.
- Richard Neal
(Keywords: American, Citizenship, Corporate, Countries, Tax, Trade, Years)

I think independent movies are actually very challenging right now, because it was this huge scene and it was great for a few years. Then, it was totally co-opted by the studios. Now, it's become very corporate, the independent scene.
- Bob Odenkirk
(Keywords: Movies, Corporate, Now, Right, Years)

There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
- Steve Odland
(Keywords: Change, Progress, Corporate, Ethics, Focus, Sea, Years)

We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix
(Keywords: Success, People, Addiction, Corporate, Mind, Reason)



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