Monopolies Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 53 Quotes About Monopolies

#1. The most urgent necessity is, not that the State should teach, but that it should allow education. All monopolies are detestable, but the worst of all is the monopoly of education. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#2. That means following a very restrictive fiscal and monetary policy which will squeeze the monopolies and cut their subsidies. On the micro level we will allow other economic agents, both domestic and foreign, to compete with them. - Author: Vaclav Klaus
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#3. It is a free market that makes monopolies impossible. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#4. Meanwhile, what about the workers in those state monopolies that are being put up for sale? I am reminded of a technique for employee ownership that has worked well for many U.S. companies. It goes by various names, but the best known is "Employee Stock Ownership Program," or ESOP. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#5. I cannot help but think it perilous to suffer these lands or the sources of their irrigation to fall into the hands of monopolies, which by such means may exercise lordship over the areas dependent on their treatment for productiveness. - Author: Grover Cleveland
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#6. These are the now-endangered markers of a civilized society: legally ordained minimum wages, child labor laws, workers safety and compensation laws, pure foods and safe drugs, Social Security, Medicare and rules that promote competitive markets over monopolies and cartels. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#7. The organization of American society is an interlocking system of semi-monopolies notoriously venal, an electorate notoriously unenlightened, misled by mass media notoriously phony. - Author: Paul Goodman
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#8. Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#9. As coercive monopolies that spend other people's money taken by force, governments are uniquely unqualified to solve problems. They are riddled by ignorance, perverse incentives, incompetence and self-serving. - Author: John Stossel
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#10. Governments have monopolies on certain things, like eminent domain and deadly force. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#11. In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#12. All developmental activities for the common man such as education, healthcare, shelter and food distribution should be handled by reputed private sector institutions. It should be a competitive market in order to prevent the formation of monopolies. - Author: N. R. Narayana Murthy
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#13. The overwhelming pressure of mechanization evident in the newspaper and the magazine, has led to the creation of vast monopolies of communication. Their entrenched positions involve a continuous, systematic, ruthless destruction of elements of permanence essential to cultural activity. - Author: Harold Innis
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#14. But suppose, for the sake of argument, free competition, without any sort of monopoly, would develop capitalism trade more rapidly. Is it not a fact that the more rapidly trade and capitalism develop, the greater is the concentration of production and capital which gives rise to monopoly? - Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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#15. Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#16. We protect monopolies with copyright. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#17. To the public, the press is not David among Goliaths; it has become one of the Goliaths, Big Media, a combination of powerful television networks, large magazine groups and newspaper chains that are near-monopolies. - Author: Thomas B. Griffith
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#18. We, in short, propose to tax luxuries, monopolies, and superfluities, but we scrupulously avoid taxing the necessaries of life. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#19. As large publishers turn into monopolies, and the MBAs who are running them - maybe editors used to run them before - are steadily tightening the screws, they feel more and more that they get to call the shots. - Author: William T. Vollmann
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#20. Scratch any fortune and you'll find blood only a generation or two back ... child labor in mines or mills ... Slavery. Drugs. Stock swindles. Wasting nature with clear-cuts, pollution, harvesting to extinction. Monopolies. Disease. War. Every fortune comes out of something unpleasant. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#21. Money that is in billions and monopolies isn't money at all, because the people have none, and money is democratic, everyone has to have some or there's none at all. - Author: Christina Stead
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#22. Still, the ground was only really prepared for capitalism in the familiar sense of the term when the merchants began to organize themselves into eternal bodies as a way to win monopolies, legal or de facto, and avoid the ordinary risks of trade. - Author: David Graeber
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#23. How come there's only one Monopolies Commission? - Author: Nigel Rees
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#24. There is no answer in the available literature to the question why a government monopoly of the provision of money is universally regarded as indispensable ... It has the defects of all monopolies. - Author: Friedrich Hayek
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#25. Behind the screen of the ballot, the real holders of power ... are the great industrial and monetary monopolies who own our national economic life. - Author: Florence Luscomb
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#26. I believe that if you go and ask a chief executive of a Goldman Sachs or a BP, and they answer you honestly ... they want monopolies, they want government subsidies, they want preferences - they're not interested in free markets. - Author: Ian Bremmer
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#27. How could the Rice Ring go on skinning the unfortunate peasant if it hadn't the Government behind it? The British Empire is simply a device for giving trade monopolies to the English - or rather to gangs of Jews and Scotchmen. - Author: George Orwell
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#28. The several sorts of religion in the world are little more than so many spiritual monopolies. - Author: E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl Of Halifax
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#29. I don't think we can go back to the old days. But I think that what the government needs to do is it needs to make sure that the pricing is fair, that you don't have monopolies out there, so that people don't have a chance to compete fairly. - Author: Dan Glickman
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#30. Massachusetts, like Queen Elizabeth, encouraged salt making through the granting of monopolies to those who showed the skill to produce salt cheaply. The colony granted Samuel Winslow a ten-year monopoly to employ his ideas on salt producing, which is considered the first patent issued in America. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#31. Creative monopolies aren't just good for the rest of society; they're powerful engines for making it better. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#32. Monopolies are bad and deserve their reputation when things are static and the monopolies function as toll collectors ... But I think they're quite positive when they're dynamic and do something new. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#33. I'm not denying that monopolies are terrible things, but I am denying that it is readily easy to resolve them through legislation of that nature. - Author: Alan Greenspan
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#34. While control is needed, and perfectly warranted, our bias should be clear up front: Monopolies are not justified by theory; they should be permitted only when justified by facts. If there is no solid basis for extending a certain monopoly protection, then we should not extend that protection. - Author: Lawrence Lessig
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#35. I talked about the barriers created by monopolies. I said that it was the role of government to break up these monopolies and that we couldn't do it alone. - Author: Joichi Ito
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#36. The benefit of even limited monopolies is too doubtful, to be opposed to that of their general suppression. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#37. Nature hates monopolies and exceptions. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#38. India made a big mistake by signing up to TRIPS. With a population of 1.3 billion, India can't afford a monopoly in healthcare. Monopolies lead to higher prices and we can't allow them in a country like India with so much poverty and misery. It was like signing our own death warrant. - Author: Yusuf Hamied
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#39. It's interesting that people throughout the existence of the web have been concerned about monopolies. - Author: Tim Berners-Lee
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#40. On first blush this looks to be about money, but it is about power. Is power going to go to the information monopolies, or will it go to developers and users?. - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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#41. Cable companies aren't bad because they're parts of unwieldy media conglomerates. They're bad because they're monopolies (even where they are no longer legally exclusive) and because the government policies that made them monopolies rewarded lobbying over customer service. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#42. After we have calmly stood by and allowed monopolies to grow fat, we should not be asked to make them bloated. - Author: John Griffin Carlisle
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#43. We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#44. Every country has the right to determine its own laws. And India can't afford monopolies. - Author: Yusuf Hamied
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#45. No despotism, no privileged monopolies, no police societies, no divine rights of the emirs or feudal landlords or shady priests and sheikhs. All had the same equal footing - the rich and the poor, the noble and the common. - Author: Rami Ollaik
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#46. The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check. - Author: John Bates Clark
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#47. Old ways of thinking die hard, particularly when they were weaned by legally enforced monopolies. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#48. Software patents are dangerous to software developers because they impose monopolies on software ideas. - Author: Richard Stallman
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#49. Publishing had been successful where there had been natural geographic monopolies. - Author: Joe Mansueto
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#50. To create conditions in which competition will be as effective as possible, to prevent fraud and deception, to break up monopolies- these tasks provide a wide and unquestioned field for state activity. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#51. Freedom requires that government keep the channels of competition and opportunity open, prevent monopolies, economic abuse and domination. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#52. That is not a just government where arbitrary restrictions, exemptions, and monopolies deny to part of its citizens that free use of their faculties, and free choice of their occupations. - Author: James Madison
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#53. This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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