Economics Related Quotes



“Public servants say, always with the best of intentions, "What greater service we could render if only we had a little more money and a little more power." But the truth is that outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or as economically as the private sector.”

Ronald Reagan


“His theory fails a basic test of real economics,”

Dennis Hastert


“Economics tells us what the best policy may be, but not why politicians so rarely choose the best policy.”

Michael Hiscox


“Capitalism creates the prison of want... and the prison of need.. and satisfies neither.”

Martin T. Screeton


“The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have - and that is a moral problem, not an economic one.”

Paul Heyne


“It's a matter of economics. I don't think anybody is arguing we're going to see cheap oil again. Alternative fuels will be economically viable.”

Rich Cregar


“It was inevitable that open source software was going to challenge the economics of (software) infrastructure and continue to move up to the application level, whether it's Red Hat or other firms.”

Matthew Szulik


“Whether we like it or not, the decision is going to be based on economics. I have a very good feeling that we have a good chance at this, We are in a good position.”

Gary Steuck


“Economics and security are inextricably linked. You only have to look at what happened in a place like Bali, when you had the terrorist attack there, you can see that the economy and terrorism are linked.”

Condoleezza Rice


“There were rumors that I shut some down, but they closed due to economics.”

Robert Moore