75 Best Quotes about Economy

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The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole. - Barack Obama, American President

The Libertarian position on immigration is to have, not open borders with no restrictions, but to have controlled borders that allow hard-working people to come into America to help raise their standard of living and improve the American economy. - Michael Badnarik, Politician

American Quotes, Hard Work Quotes, Help Quotes, Control Quotes

Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow. - Calvin Coolidge, President

There’s no denying that a collapse in stock prices today would pose serious macroeconomic challenges for the United States. Consumer spending would slow, and the U.S. economy would become less of a magnet for foreign investors. Economic growth, which in any case has recently been at unsustainable levels, would decline somewhat. History proves, however, that a smart central bank can protect the economy and the financial sector from the nastier side effects of a stock market collapse - Ben Bernanke, Public Servant

Banks Quotes, Challenge Quotes, Stock Market Quotes, Stock Quotes, History Quotes


You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Life Quotes, Hope Quotes, Listening Quotes, Power Quotes

The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. - Ronald Reagan, President

Taxes Quotes

Politicians in Washington and Madison aren't hearing, aren't listening to their constituents and prioritizing getting people back to work and growing our economy. - Tammy Baldwin, Politician

Work Quotes, Listening Quotes

A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible. - William Baldwin, Actor

It's not trickle down economics. The problem that the president has is that he's rudderless on the economy. I mean, he doesn't quite know what to do. It's a wake-up on Monday and try to figure it out. It takes time to turn a supertanker, so you need to know where you need to go. - John Kasich

Time Quotes, Monday Quotes

The United States should encourage Israel to take further steps to improve the Palestinian economy. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Courage Quotes

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy. - Ronald Reagan, President

Intention Quotes

The Greens will continue to champion a fairer society rather than simply the economy and to champion the parliament rather than simply the stock exchange - Bob Brown, Politician

Change Quotes, Stock Quotes

Filipino businessmen must have the ability to compete freely in the global economy. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Business Quotes, Ability Quotes

I don't want the United States to be in a global economy where our economic future is bound to that of Zimbabwe. We can't necessarily trust the decisions that are being made financially in other countries. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Decision Quotes, Trust Quotes, Future Quotes

Barack Obama knows that to create an economy built to last, we need to focus on middle-class families. Families who stay up on Sunday nights pacing the floor, like my dad did, while their children, tucked in bed, dream big dreams. Families who aren't sure what Monday morning will bring, but who believe our nation's best days are still ahead. - Chuck Schumer

Children Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Monday Quotes

Africa's agricultural sector has enormous scope for development, which would benefit both the continent's economy and its people. - Richard Attias, Businessman

On the economy, the U.S. cumulatively is our most important investor, most important trading partner, most important sort of tourists, and we have now a tie that will... a link that will be here for many, many years to come, and that is the big Philippine-American community in the United States - three million of them. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

American Quotes, Important Quotes, Community Quotes

Africa's informal economy is one of the most innovative and inventive environments in the world. Yet it is an environment with little regulation in which workers are often exposed to hard conditions and live without a safety net. - Richard Attias, Businessman

Work Quotes

When you work in the White House you talk to the White House staff all day, so you're talking to the guy who handles the congressional liaison and the guy who's handling domestic politics and the guy who's handling the American economy and so forth. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

American Quotes, Work Quotes, Politics Quotes

Population is a strong driver of the economy as well as the quality of the labor force. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Turkey is widely envied while there are very serious troubles in the world economy. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Trouble Quotes

Turkey's economy is powerful enough to tackle tough times. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Time Quotes, Power Quotes

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 , Politician

People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does. - Mitch Albom , Writer

Small business is the backbone of our economy. I'm for big business, too. But small business is where the jobs are generated. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Business Quotes

The world wants India to remain an import-based economy. Then India can be a dumping ground where gold can be dumped and other commodities such as oil and gas. They look at India as a huge market. - Anil Agarwal, Businessman

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, Statesman

Work Quotes, Choice Quotes, Reform Quotes

My own theory is that we are in the middle of a dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software companies are poised to take over large swathes of the economy. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Logic Quotes

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, Statesman

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Doubt Quotes, Reform Quotes

The fact of the matter is that today, stuff-selling mega-corporations have a huge influence on our daily lives. And because of the competitive nature of our global economy, these corporations are generally only concerned with one thing.. the bottom line. That is, maximizing profit, regardless of the social or environmental costs - David Suzuki

Profit Quotes, Selling Quotes, Influence Quotes, Nature Quotes

Energy consumption matters both to our environment and our economy. - John Baldacci, Politician

Energy Quotes

China is a BRIC country. BRIC country means Brazil, Russia, India and China. This emerging economy really is helping the revival of the world economy. - Michael Anti , Journalist

If we can come up with innovations and train young people to take on new jobs, and if we can switch to clean energy, I think we have the capacity to build this world not dependent on fossil-fuel. I think it will happen, and it won't destroy economy. - Kofi Annan , Statesman

Energy Quotes, Innovation Quotes

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, Politician

Art Quotes, Music Quotes

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, Mathematician

Important Quotes

Banks are concerned the central bank is imposing too many regulations. If the trend continues, we'll swing to heavy regulation. We need to have balanced regulation to encourage the economy. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Banks Quotes, Balance Quotes, Courage Quotes

I started digging and found that Israel signed a peace treaty with the United Arab Emirates after the country had diversified their economy, instead of being solely oil-based. This diversification had brought about modernization. I realized that if you land the price of oil, countries will diversify their economies and as a result, modernize. - Shai Agassi, Businessman

We need to diversify our economy, and the energy industry would be a great place to begin that diversification. - Sharron Angle, Politician

Great Quotes, Energy Quotes

There's a side to me that likes to make clothes for everyday. But I also think of fashion as an escape. It's like a dream. Even in an economy that isn't strong and where it's important to sell clothes, you have to make things that let people dream a little. - Joseph Altuzarra, Designer

Important Quotes

In the U.A.E. we were the least-regulated environment in the region, and over time we are seeing more and more regulation coming in. On the other hand, a central bank can overregulate and choke the economy, and then we will have a dead banking industry. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Banks Quotes, Time Quotes

The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures. - Charles Babbage, Mathematician

Time Quotes

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 , Public Servant

American Quotes, Perception Quotes

We will revive the emergency employment program established by former President Corazon Aquino. This will provide jobs for local communities and will help in the development of their and our economy. - Benigno Aquino III , Filipino Politician

Help Quotes

With lower start-up costs and a vastly expanded market for online services, the result is a global economy that for the first time will be fully digitally wired-the dream of every cyber-visionary of the early 1990s, finally delivered, a full generation later. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Time Quotes, Vice Quotes, Vision Quotes

The demand for electricity to have a strong, growing economy is too great to be simply offset by more conservation. - Spencer Abraham, Politician

Great Quotes

It's important that we invest in America - literally. The terrorists wanted to destroy our economy, and we can't let our system fall apart. We also have to invest in one another. - Madeleine Albright , Statesman

Important Quotes

I believe in just enriching the economy. And we're leaving so much on the table, 72 percent of the planet. - Robert Ballard, Scientist

Rich Quotes

Most people are basically a victim of the circumstances of their life. They have things like 9/11, they have terrorism threats, they have new war threats, they have economy problems, and they think, 'What can I do? I'm basically a victim.' - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Life Quotes, Circumstances Quotes, Problems Quotes, War Quotes

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, Politician

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, Politician

Conflict Quotes

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy. - John F. Kennedy

Taxes Quotes, Decision Quotes, Risk Quotes, Strength Quotes, Experience Quotes, Potential Quotes

4 Top quotes about Economy by Noam Chomsky

When Reagan left office, he was the most unpopular living president, apart from Nixon, even below Carter. If you look at his years in office, he was not particularly popular. He was more or less average. He severely harmed the American economy. - Noam Chomsky

American Quotes

Before the 1970s, banks were banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a state capitalist economy: they took unused funds from your bank account, for example, and transferred them to some potentially useful purpose like helping a family buy a home or send a kid to college. - Noam Chomsky

Accounting Quotes, Banks Quotes, Potential Quotes, Purpose Quotes

From the 1970s, there has been a significant change in the U.S. economy, as planners, private and state, shifted it toward financialization and the offshoring of production, driven in part by the declining rate of profit in domestic manufacturing. - Noam Chomsky

Change Quotes, Profit Quotes

A tremendous amount of the entrepreneurial initiative, if you want to call it that, comes from the dynamic state sector on which most of the economy relies to socialize costs and risks and privatize eventual profit. And that's achieved by, if you like, advertising. - Noam Chomsky

Advertising Quotes, Profit Quotes, Risk Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Economy by David Axelrod

We agree with Simpson and Bowles and others who have looked at this. What's necessary is to stabilize the debt and then work from there. You can't balance the budget in the short term because to do that would be to ratchet down the economy. - David Axelrod, Public Servant

Work Quotes, Balance Quotes

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, Public Servant

Work Quotes, Cooperation Quotes, Creation Quotes, Future Quotes

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, Public Servant

Practice Quotes

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, Public Servant

Help Quotes, Ideas Quotes

5 Popular quotes about Economy by Bill Gates

Americans want students to get the best education possible. We want schools to prepare children to become good citizens and members of a prosperous American economy. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Children Quotes, Education Quotes, American Quotes

Fortunately for India, it has got a growing economy. If it is doing the right things with taxation and focusing on the right areas for human development, it is going to have no problem, over a period of time, taking care of its own needs. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Tax Quotes, Time Quotes

China is certainly an important player in the global economy, and a widespread AIDS epidemic would threaten that growth. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Important Quotes

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Food Quotes, Circumstances Quotes, Innovation Quotes, Future Quotes, Security Quotes

There is no doubt that as an economy grows in a great way like India has, that you have to step back and change your tax systems, because you start to get more disparities of wealth. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Taxes Quotes, Change Quotes, Great Quotes, Wealth Quotes, Doubt Quotes

12 Amazing quotes about Economy by Barack Obama

The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole. - Barack Obama, American President

Taxes Quotes, Business Quotes

I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class. - Barack Obama, American President

Taxes Quotes, Work Quotes

America isn't Congress. America isn't Washington. America is the striving immigrant who starts a business, or the mom who works two low-wage jobs to give her kid a better life. America is the union leader and the CEO who put aside their differences to make the economy stronger. - Barack Obama, American President

Life Quotes, Business Quotes, Wage Quotes, Work Quotes

With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability. - Barack Obama, American President

Life Quotes, Ability Quotes, Community Quotes

Now, anybody who thinks that we can move this economy forward with just a few folks at the top doing well, hoping that it's going to trickle down to working people who are running faster and faster just to keep up, you'll never see it. - Barack Obama, American President

Work Quotes

No other country in the world does what we do. On every issue, the world turns to us, not simply because of the size of our economy or our military might - but because of the ideals we stand for, and the burdens we bear to advance them. - Barack Obama, American President

Ideals Quotes

The shift to a cleaner energy economy wont happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact. - Barack Obama, American President

Change Quotes, Choice Quotes, Energy Quotes

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago. - Barack Obama, American President

Greatness Quotes, Pride Quotes, Power Quotes

We know that the nation that goes all-in on innovation today will own the global economy tomorrow. This is an edge America cannot surrender. - Barack Obama, American President

Innovation Quotes

My task over the last two years hasn't just been to stop the bleeding. My task has also been to try to figure out how do we address some of the structural problems in the economy that have prevented more Googles from being created. - Barack Obama, American President

Problems Quotes

I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president - with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR, and Lincoln - just in terms of what we've gotten done in modern history. But, you know, but when it comes to the economy, we've got a lot more work to do. And we're gonna keep on at it. - Barack Obama, American President

Work Quotes, History Quotes

I want to reform the tax code so that it's simple, fair, and asks the wealthiest households to pay higher taxes on incomes over $250,000 - the same rate we had when Bill Clinton was president; the same rate we had when our economy created nearly 23 million new jobs, the biggest surplus in history, and a lot of millionaires to boot. - Barack Obama, American President

Taxes Quotes, Wealth Quotes, History Quotes, Reform Quotes