Quotations that match 'profits'.

The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists. Walter Ulbricht
[ Capitalists Earn Everyone Few Goods Guiding Manufacture Needs Principle Profits Rather]
We've grown from 18% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry to 23% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry over the last five years. Profits are up over 70%, where the industry profit is up about 35%. Pretty good. Steve Ballmer
[ Companies Five Good Grown Industry Last Our Over Pretty Profit Profits Top Up Where Years]
The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities. David Ricardo
[ Amount Beneficial Capital Commodities Facility Food Increases Obtaining Owners Profits Raises Same Time Two Ways]
Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance. Jim Clyburn
[ Access Administration Americans Been Colossal Companies Enjoying Every Failure Health Insurance Million Morning Over Pharmaceutical Plan Prescription Profits Republicans Seniors Unprecedented Up Wake Without Yet]
Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses. Alfred P. Sloan
[ Accept Competition Competitive Final Force Hoped Less Losses Matter May Price Prices Profits Rate Result Return Temporary Than Which]
We didn't become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell. Barack Obama
[ Become Built Chasing Come Could Country Far Gambling Goods Greed Interests Just Letting Making Most Paper Producing Profits Prosperous Rewarding Run Sell Special Street Things Wall Wild World]
War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. Smedley Butler
[ Dollars International Lives Losses Only Profits Racket Reckoned Scope War Which]
During the period of capital moving from one employment to another, the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high, but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained. David Ricardo
[ Another Capital Continue During Employment Flowing High Longer Moving Obtained Period Profits Relatively Requisite Than Till Which Will]
Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information. Melissa Bean
[ Best Businesses Data Entrepreneurial Even Foreign Huge Information Make Private Profits Protect Security Selling Systems Taxpayer Than]
If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy. Rick Renzi
[ Alternative America Companies Energy Forms Fuel Help High Into Invest Move New Oil Profits Research Their Toward Were Will]
Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Change Content Does Justice Lack Profits Want Whoever World]
Chances are that neither the client nor the agency will ever know very much about what role the ad has played in sales or profits of the client, either short-term or long-term. Michael Schudson
[ Ad Agency Chances Client Either Ever Know Long-Term Much Neither Nor Played Profits Role Sales Short-Term Very Will]
Should you protect profits? Yes. But run for the hills? No. Philip Roth
[ Hills Profits Protect Run Should Yes]
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep. Ray Davies
[ Betray Corruption Crooked Hearing Keep Know Land Man Money Never Politicians Profits Promises Ruining Sheep Tired Treating Us Working]
Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit. Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Arab Being Benefit Calculations Destroyed Gas Get Leaders Lebanon Make Making Money More Murdered Neighbours Next Oil Only Other Own Profits Right Their Them Turn Way Worry]
It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China... We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter. Ron Klein
[ China Companies Demand Every Gallon Gas Historic Hurricane Just Making Oil Paying Profits Quarter]
I believe that the profits will come from the quality of your creative products. Since the beginning, I've always wanted to develop a self-feeding circle of creative productions: the positive financial returns from one show would be used to develop and create a new show, and so on. Guy Laliberte
[ Always Beginning Believe Circle Come Create Creative Develop Financial New Positive Productions Products Profits Quality Returns Show Since Used Wanted Will Would Your]
But in the past, US companies have been able to increase their profits through downsizing in the US, through colonizing other people's resources, and through the increase of globalization. David Korten
[ Able Been Companies Downsizing Globalization Increase Other Past Profits Resources Their Through Us]
The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits. Marvin Harris
[ Commercial Contribute Efficiency General Most Ones Our Overall Production Profits Proposition Resources Search System Third Utilized Will World]
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits. Lee Iacocca
[ Business End Operations Product Profits Reduced Three Words]
The British regulatory system was revised, so that bigger profits were encouraged, which removed the option of big spending on programming. Quality just fell off a cliff, and all the old hands either left or were fired for being too expensive. Lee Child
[ Being Big Bigger British Cliff Either Encouraged Expensive Fell Fired Hands Just Left Off Old Option Profits Programming Quality Regulatory Removed Revised Spending System Too Were Which]
Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers, there are important personality profits to be taken. William Moulton Marston
[ Besides Defeat Important Knowledge Offers Personality Practical Profits Taken Which]
And sometimes I actually start to think human life is just as cheap to corporate America as animal life, so long as there are big profits to be made. Tom Scholz
[ Actually America Animal Big Cheap Corporate Human Just Life Long Made Profits Sometimes Start Think]
The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry. James Larkin
[ Accumulate Cannot Carry Carrying Employers Good Got Industry Nor Profits Such Their Will Workers]
Do you know how many houses all of the nonprofits have built? No more than 5,000 in five years. Do you know how many we lost? Two hundred thousand. Mary Landrieu
[ Built Five Houses How Hundred Know Lost Many More Than Thousand Two Years]
It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining. James Hogg
[ Capable Drive Folds Force Gather Hands Hills Houses Into Maintaining Manage Markets More Profits Require Sheep Stock Than Them Were Whole Would]
The number of great museums and nonprofits versus the number of corporate headquarters is incredibly out of whack. Richard Stengel
[ Corporate Great Headquarters Incredibly Museums Number Out Versus Whack]
Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins. Lope de Vega
[ Exchange Profits Treasures]
U.S. companies rely on the European market for more than half of their global foreign profits. John Bruton
[ Companies European Foreign Global Half Market More Profits Rely Than Their]
It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for Wales! Robert Bolt
[ Give His Man Nothing Profits Soul Wales Whole World]
Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does. Paul Samuelson
[ Charitable Companies Does Enterprises Europe Hardly Hire Logic Make Profits States Still United Workers Works]
Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. Major R. Owens
[ Companies Consumers Continue Even Fall Faster Gas Gasoline Oil Only Price Prices Profits Pump Rises Skyrocketing Sure Thing Will]
Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I. Alan Ladd
[ Get Jimmy Just Percent Power Profits Stewart]
The President's announcement sounded less like a national energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book. This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company profits is to regulate them less. Nick Rahall
[ Administration Announcement Book Company Energy Less National Obscene Oil Page Plan Play President Profits Reduce Regulate Sounded Than Them]
Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize maximum profits from their investment. Arthur C. Nielsen
[ Clients Help Investment Leave Maximum Profits Realize Stone Their Unturned Your]
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits. David Ricardo Finance
[ Fall Labour Profits Rise Value Without]
False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth. Hesiod
[ Accompanies Confidence Either False Greatly Harms Him Man Poor Poverty Profits Shame Wealth]
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right. John Milton
[ Grounded Just More Nothing Profits Right Self-Esteem Than]
A fair observer only has to ask: If there is violence, who profits? Jack Schwartz
[ Ask Fair Observer Only Profits Violence]
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. Henry Ford
[ Absolutely Business Devoted Embarrassingly Large Only Profits Service Will Worry]
I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in. Don Nickles
[ Companies Doing Executives Good Hope Invest Job Lot News Outstanding Profits Realize Some Those Will]
Profits, like sausages... are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them. Alvin Toffler
[ Esteemed Goes Into Know Least Most Profits Sausages Them Those]
The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power. James Lovelock
[ Companies Disinformation Lot Nuclear Oil Out Power Profits Put Reduce Regard Rival Their Will]
Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs. Marty Meehan
[ Bill Confusing Costs Did Does Help Increased Industry Little Lobbyists Nothing Pharmaceutical Plan Prescription Profits Recently Result Seniors Stuck Their Them Wrote]
In the business world, lower profits reflect less demand for your product. But in government the opposite is true - demand for our services increases in hard times. Sonny Perdue
[ Business Demand Government Hard Increases Less Lower Opposite Our Product Profits Reflect Services Times True World Your]
Like the vast majority of my constituents, I continue to be concerned about record profits reported by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are paying record high prices for gasoline. Mike Rogers
[ Companies Concerned Constituents Consumers Continue Gasoline High Majority Paying Petroleum Prices Profits Record Reported Time Vast]
He has committed the crime who profits by it. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Committed Crime Profits]
Today we have a health insurance industry where the first and foremost goal is to maximize profits for shareholders and CEOs, not to cover patients who have fallen ill or to compensate doctors and hospitals for their services. It is an industry that is increasingly concentrated and where Americans are paying more to receive less. Diane Feinstein
[ Americans Ceos Compensate Concentrated Cover Doctors Fallen First Foremost Goal Health Hospitals Ill Increasingly Industry Insurance Less Maximize More Patients Paying Profits Receive Services Shareholders Their Today Where]
Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China. John Bruton
[ American China Companies Country Indeed Investment Investments Ireland Make Much Profits Than Their Three Times]
Do you know what the overhead is of the Medicare system? One-point-zero-five percent. Do you know what - private insurance is 30 percent in overhead and profits? Given a choice how I'm going to improve health care, I'm going to take it away from private insurance profits and overhead. Wouldn't you? Anthony Weiner
[ Away Care Choice Given Going Health How Improve Insurance Know Medicare Overhead Percent Private Profits System Take]
If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It's a process of innovation. Jerry Greenfield
[ Address Both Conditions Innovation Limitless Mind Open Opportunity Process Profits Social Up]
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits. Denis Waitley
[ Before Bottom Consider Integrity Line Make Must Profits]
Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production. David Ricardo
[ Agriculture Also Augment Because Cost Implements Improvements Increase Might Place Produce Production Profits Same Take Which Would]
This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people. Walter Ulbricht
[ Causes Great Hunger Misery Profits]
We can't allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers... We must do what we can to fix this problem. Stephanie Herseth
[ Allow Boasting Companies Consumers Fix Multinational Must Oil Problem Profits Record]
In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits. John Naisbitt
[ Education Growing Information Mere Prime Profits Society Tool]
A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits. David Ricardo
[ Alteration Effect General Money Price Produces Profits Real Reason Rise Value Wages Whatever]
Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs. Michael Badnarik
[ Addicts Astronomical Caused Crimes Criminals Enter Gang Get Inflated Make Market Money Much Other Pay Prices Profits Prohibition Raising Rob Steal Their Vicious Violent Warfare]
Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work. Angela Davis
[ Black Bring First Increase Less Paying Place Profits Racism Their Used Wealthy Weapon Work Workers]
Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits. Russ Carnahan
[ Americans Big Companies Did Energy Failed Five Make Much Oil Paying Policies Profits Pump Republicans Resulted Triple Twice While Years]
Imperialism was genuinely popular among Athenians who would expect to share in its profits, even if only indirectly and collectively, and not to have to bear its burdens. J. M. Roberts
[ Among Athenians Bear Burdens Collectively Even Expect Genuinely Imperialism Indirectly Only Popular Profits Share Would]
When war comes, two things happen - profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them. Steven Spielberg
[ Becomes Comes Down Go Happen Market Profits Them Things Two Up War Way]
He only profits from praise who values criticism. Heinrich Heine
[ Criticism Only Praise Profits Values]
The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down. Geraldo Rivera
[ Because Been Caught Circulation Down Elite Eroded False Lies Many Media Profits Reputation Statements Their Whole]
Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent. David Ricardo
[ Agricultural Belonging Cultivation Equal Land Ordinary Produce Profits Rate Rent Stock Then Together Usual Value Whenever Whole]
Far too many executives have become more concerned with the "four P's" - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders. T. Boone Pickens
[ Become Concerned Executives Far Four Making Many More Pay Perks Power Prestige Profits Rather Shareholders Than Too]
There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers. Pete Domenici
[ Companies Concerns Consumers Expense Growing Making Much Oil Profits Too]
The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses, we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses, because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated, it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state. Craig Benson
[ Because Business Businesses Calculated Dependent Generated Highly How Impose Imposed Much Need Profits Sales Same Tax Thing Way Which]