“Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot.
Others look on it as a cow they can milk.
Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.”
– Winston Churchill
(1874-1965) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
“The uniform, constant, and uninterrupted effort of every man to better his condition … is frequently powerful enough to maintain the natural progress of things toward improvement, in spite of the extravagance of government, and of the greatest errors of administration.”
– Adam Smith
(1723-1790) Scottish philosopher and economist
“Capital will always go where it’s welcome and stay where it’s well treated.
Capital is not just money. It’s also talent and ideas.
They, too, will go where they’re welcome and stay where they are well treated.”
– Walter Wriston
(1919-2005) Chairman and CEO of Citibank/Citicorp (1967-84)