Quotations on Economy

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In the immediate postwar years, the whole of Europe was in a recession. So first of all, it helped us step out of a recession; it gave a certain amount of speed to the economy. But that was the first step.
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Keywords: Economy, Europe, First, Years)

When approved, the SAFE Port Act will make progress toward protecting the physical infrastructure of our seaports as well as our national economy which is so clearly dependent on the commercial shipping business.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Business, Progress, Act, Economy, Will)

I think back a little bit when President Bush was elected President and what kind of economy he inherited from the Clinton administration. The economy was going down. It was not doing well.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Economy, President)

If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Society, Perception, Victory, American, Economy, Nations, President, Sense, Uncertainty)

I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Wealth, Being, Economy, Jobs, Understanding)

But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Finance, Society, Economy, Now)

This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

But obviously, we're looking for all good ideas to help deal with our long-term debt problem. This is something that is going to affect our economy. It affects our kids. And we need to deal with it.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Ideas, Debt, Economy, Help, Kids)

We don't want to go back to the same policies and the same practices that drove our economy into a ditch, that punished the middle class, and that led us to this catastrophe. We have to keep moving forward.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Class, Economy, Middle class, Want)

There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Life, Work, Quality, People, Country, Economy, Today)

The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Challenge, Democracy, Direction, Economy, Environment, Freedom, Order, Project)

Our choice of a reform framework dictated that we looked at the fundamental assumptions that had driven Nigeria's economy, society and policy hitherto and to seek ways of either abandoning or transcending those assumptions and their supporting institutions.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Society, Policy, Choice, Economy, Reform)

In turning from the smaller instruments in frequent use to the larger and more important machines, the economy arising from the increase of velocity becomes more striking.
- Charles Babbage
(Keywords: Economy, Machines)

We've set aside tens of millions of acres of those northwestern forests for perpetuity. The unemployment rate has gone not up, but down. The economy has gone up.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Economy, Unemployment)

What we've proven is that you can protect the environment, use it wisely and grow the economy and that there is no conflict between the two.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Conflict, Economy, Environment)

There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Music, Economy, Engineering, Interest, Now, Software, Theatre)

Energy consumption matters both to our environment and our economy.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Economy, Energy, Environment)

Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Americans, Congress, Creation, Economy, Tax, Hurt, Job, Jobs, Majority, Will)

There's no recovery on Main Street, I can tell you that for sure. And in a re - in an economy like this, we don't need to be raising anybody's taxes.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Economy, Taxes)

I personally think intellectual property is an oxymoron. Physical objects have a completely different natural economy than intellectual goods. It's a tricky thing to try to own something that remains in your possession even after you give it to many others.
- John Perry Barlow
(Keywords: Economy, Possession, Property)

President Obama insists he's a free-market guy. But you have to wonder whether he understands how a free economy really works.
- Fred Barnes
(Keywords: Economy, President, Wonder)

The worst thing that we could do is raises taxes. It would only hurt the economy.
- Dan Bartlett
(Keywords: Economy, Hurt, Taxes)

Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do.
- Clara Barton
(Keywords: Life, Economy, Fortune, Opposites, Prudence, Will)

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
- William Bartram
(Keywords: Perseverance, Purpose, Attention, Creation, Economy, Effect, Order, Resolution)

I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, Husband, Growth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

Fear is a great motivator. Look at what 9-11 has accomplished - My god. It's slammed the economy, It's - I can't even begin to detail all it's actually done, other than bring down the buildings and hit the Pentagon. It's stunned the entire nation.
- Art Bell
(Keywords: God, Fear, Detail, Economy, Nation)

But we don't have an example of a democratic society existing in a socialist economy - which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Society, Capitalism, Economy, Example, World)

When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Economy, Hardship, Jobs)

Some people think that as the Chinese economy becomes more and more capitalistic it will inevitably become more democratic.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: People, Economy, Will)

In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Power, Possibility, Economy, State)

The relevance of Marxism to science is that it removes it from its imagined position of complete detachment and shows it as a part, but a critically important part, of economy and social development.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Science, Development, Economy, Marxism)

In the middle of a recession, where we're just climbing out of it, where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent, the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is a prescription for disaster.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Idea, Disaster, Economy, Taxes)

The strongest initiative that government can take to ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing, is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation.
- Julie Bishop
(Keywords: Government, Ageing, Economy, Nation, Population)

I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money - after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington.
- Rob Bishop
(Keywords: Money, Americans, Economy, Jobs, Washington)

A healthy Amtrak is an integral part of New York and the Nation's economy and transportation systems.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Economy, Nation)

This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Growth, America, Economy, First, Jobs, Majority, Unemployment)

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

The conservative argument is that the economy is like the weather, that it just operates automatically.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Argument, Conservative, Economy, Weather)

It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Government, Growth, Economy, Taxes, Theory)

At the same time, Clinton was doing a lot things right, like the economy.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Time, Economy, Right)

In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age.
- Matt Blunt
(Keywords: Age, Government, Technology, Economy, Internet, State)

So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum extent practicable is if the government requires it.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Government, Economy, Efficiency)

The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Technology, Economy, Oil)

I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: People, Economy, Nation, Now, Oil, Right, Taxes)

It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Americans, Economy, Tax, Jobs, Uncertainty)

I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: People, American, Economy, Taxes)

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.
- Christopher Bond
(Keywords: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy.
- Christopher Bond
(Keywords: Health, Time, Control, Care, Chance, Economy, Jobs, Needs)



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