Extreme taxation, excessive controls, oppressive government competition with business, frustrated minorities and forgotten Americans are not the products of free enterprise. They are the residue of centralized bureaucracy, of government by a self-anointed elite.— Ronald Reagan
Fulfilling Free Enterprise quotations
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
You beat 50 percent of the people in America by working hard.
You beat 40 percent by being a person of honesty and integrity and standing for something. The last 10 percent is a dogfight in the free enterprise system.
The system that enables the most people to earn the most success is free enterprise, by matching up people's skills, interests, and abilities. In contrast, redistribution simply spreads money around. Even worse, it attenuates the ability to earn success by perverting economic incentives.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Of course I believe in free enterprise but in my system of free enterprise, the democratic principle is that there never was, never has been, never will be, room for the ruthless exploitation of the many for the benefit of the few.
In a free enterprise, the community is not just another stakeholder, but is in fact the very purpose of its existence.
A people armed and free, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition and is a bulwark for the nation against foreign invasion and domestic oppression.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
While I am a great believer in the free enterprise system and all that it entails, I am an even stronger believer in the right of our people to live in a clean and pollution-free environment.
Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
Provided that societies stay mindful of the challenges that capitalism creates and never forget the paramount importance of inclusion and equal opportunity, we can and should celebrate the miracle of free enterprise-and the billions of souls it has helped free from desperate poverty.
It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.
Presidents in both parties - from John F.
Kennedy to Ronald Reagan - have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity.
The younger generation of today has grown up in a world in which in school and press the spirit of commercial enterprise has been represented as disreputable and the making of profit as immoral, where to employ a hundred people is represented as exploitation but to command the same number as honorable.
With some notable exceptions, businessmen favor free enterprise in general but are opposed to it when it comes to themselves.
The definition of success is when you are free to do what you love, without any limitations.
Capitalism means free enterprise, sovereignty of the consumers in economic matters, and sovereignty of the voters in political matters. Socialism means full government control of every sphere of the individuals life and the unrestricted supremacy of the government in its capacity as central board of production management.
If you want to get rich with a tax free enterprise that sells nothing, start a church.
You must distinguish sharply between being pro free enterprise and being pro business.
The best thing in life are free.
I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world.
Ain't no better place than the US. This is a free enterprise system. You can get whatever you want in the US.
The business world worships mediocrity.
Officially we revere free enterprise, initiative and individuality. Unofficially we fear it.
You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.
Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise.
Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction.
The future of private enterprise capitalism is also the future of a free society. There is no possibility of having a politically free society unless the major part of its economic resources are operated under a capitalistic private enterprise system.
No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time, no such thing as down time. All you got is life time. Go.
Everyone wants dignity. And today the mission of HOPE is ‘silver rights,’or making the free enterprise system work for the least of these God’s children, and why we believe that the new definition of freedom today is self-determination.
Competition is the hallmark of a free enterprise economy.
For the past thirty years, however, corporate America has been doing everything it can to cut competition, with major corporations merging and consolidating at every opportunity.
Free enterprise has done more to lift people out of poverty, to help build a strong middle class, to help educate our kids, and to make our lives better than all the programs of government combined.
I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.
The characteristic mark of this age of dictators, wars and revolutions is its anticapitalistic bias. Most governments and political parties were eager to restrict the sphere of private initiative and free enterprise.
All I know is that D'Aubuisson is a free enterprise man and deeply religious.
Beware of that profound enemy of the free enterprise system who pays lip-service to free competition, but also labels every antitrust prosecution as a persecution.
Sometimes what you're most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free.
There is no use in deceiving ourselves.
American public opinion rejects the market economy, the capitalistic free enterprise system that provided the nation with the highest standard of living ever attained. Full government control of all activities of the individual is virtually the goal of both national parties.
The New Deals enmity for that system of free and competitive private enterprise which we call capitalism was fundamental.
A traffic jam is a collision between free enterprise and socialism.
Free enterprise produces automobiles faster than socialism can build roads and road capacity.
Stay positive. Be happy. Live free.
I heard Nixon speak. He was talking about free enterprise, getting the government off your back, lowering the taxes and strengthening the military. Listening to Nixon speak sounded more like a breath of fresh air. I said to my friend, I said, "What party is he?" My friend said, "He's a Republican." I said, "Then I am a Republican."
Our upside down welfare state is socialism for the rich, free enterprise for the poor.
The devaluation of words and promises regarding free enterprise is, in principle, worse than the devaluation of the rouble
If one examines the American idea of freedom, the individual, free enterprise, their Constitution, their political and economic structures as well as their mode of exploiting their natural resources, all these are shrouded in the idea of justice.
Free enterprise cannot be justified as being good for business.
It can be justified only as being good for society.