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Published Friday, November 08, 2013 @ 6:05 AM EST
Nov 08 2013

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without sufficient capital to form a corporation.
-Howard Scott

Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening? Where the hell is our outrage? We should be screaming bloody murder. We've got a gang of clueless bozos steering our ship of state right over a cliff, we've got corporate gangsters stealing us blind, and we can't even clean up after a hurricane much less build a hybrid car. But instead of getting mad, everyone sits around and nods their heads when the politicians say, "Stay the Course."
-Lee Iacocca

CEOs of large corporations earn 400 times what their workers make. That is not what America is supposed to be about.
-Bernie Sanders

Corporate corruption gives al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and other Muslim radicals second thoughts about messing with the United States. If we'll screw our own grandmothers in the stock market, God knows what we'll do to them.
-P.J. O'Rourke

Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
-Ambrose Bierce

Corporations are neither physical nor metaphysical phenomena. They are socioeconomic ploys- legally enacted game-playing- agreed upon only between overwhelmingly powerful socioeconomic individuals and by them imposed upon human society and its all unwitting members.
-Buckminster Fuller

Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
-Sir Edward Coke

Every president needs to deal with the permanent government of the country, and the permanent government of the country is Wall Street oligarchs and corporate plutocrats and the questions becomes what is the relationship between that president and Wall Street.
-Cornel West

I have a problem with the concept of a virtual corporation, because it might lead to virtual profits. I prefer the concrete corporation leading to concrete profits.
-Scott McNealy

I know the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people, but what I didn't realize is that those people are assholes.
-Jon Stewart

I may be just an empty flesh terminal relying on technology for all my ideas, memories and relationships, but I am confident that all of that, everything that makes me a unique human being, is still out there, somewhere, safe in the theoretical storage space owned by giant multi-national corporations.
-Stephen Colbert

I refuse to believe that corporations are people until Texas executes one.
-Katie Thomas

If figures of speech based on sport and fornication were suddenly banned, American corporate communication would be reduced to pure mathematics.
-Jay McInerny

In the corporate world, sometimes things aren't exactly black and white when it comes to accounting practices.
-George W. Bush

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

Large corporations welcome innovation and individualism in the same way the dinosaurs welcomed large meteors.
-Scott Adams

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

Neither individuals nor corporations have any right to come into court and ask that the clock of history be stopped, or turned back.
-Robert A. Heinlein

Nothing significant ever happened in corporate America before 11 am.
-Bran Ferren

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western World. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity- much less dissent.
-Gore Vidal

The difference between corporations and governments is governments have a monopoly on force. It's a lot easier to vote with your feet or your wallet than it is to change a government with your vote.
-P.J. O'Rourke

The human being who would not harm you on an individual, face-to-face basis, who is charitable, civic-minded, loving and devout, will wound or kill you from behind the corporate veil.
-Morton Mintz

The most effective way to restrict democracy is to transfer decision-making from the public arena to unaccountable institutions: kings and princes, priestly castes, military juntas, party dictatorships, or modern corporations.
-Noam Chomsky

This is a government of the people, by the people and for the people no longer. It is a government of corporations, by corporations, and for corporations.
-Rutherford B. Hayes

When the modern corporation acquires power over markets, power in the community, power over the state and power over belief, it is a political instrument, different in degree but not in kind from the state itself.
-John Kenneth Galbraith


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