Billionaires Quotes by Teresa Giudice, Steve Hilton, Hugh Sidey, Christopher Wylie, Patty Judge, Martin O’Malley and many others.
I’m really, truly, deep down happy for my friends when they do well. I want them to all succeed and be billionaires.
Elizabeth Warren never stops raising the alarm about climate change and raging about the billionaires.
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes.
In Britain, we have strict spending limits for elections. It’s what has kept Britain from following the path of American politics, where elections are the sport of billionaires and corporate interests.
We must reduce the influence of money in politics, beginning by overturning Citizens United and taking back our system from the millionaires and billionaires who can give unlimited and undisclosed amounts of money to influence our elections.
Our parents and grandparents understood this truth deeply. They believed – as we do – that to create jobs, a modern economy requires modern investments: educating, innovating and rebuilding for our children’s future. Building an economy to last, from the middle class up, not from the billionaires down.
We need young Frenchmen who want to become billionaires.
Much like CBS and CNN are run by liberal billionaires, Sinclair is run by a rich conservative, so there are natural questions to be asked, especially when Sinclair is poised to become such a powerhouse.
There are some really wealthy hedge fund billionaires in San Francisco who have pledged a lot of money for Democratic candidates to argue for cap and trade and carbon tax and all these things.
You know what isn’t class warfare? Progressive taxation, as in, say, expecting billionaires to pay at least as much in taxes as their secretaries. Ideally, in fact, they should pay more.
The average citizen saw that the big PACs with the billionaires and the multimillionaires get what they want in Washington, but the average citizen is left behind.
As you may know, I’m the co-founder and co-chairman of an asteroid company called Planetary Resources that is backed by a group of eight billionaires to implement the bold mission of extracting resources from near-Earth asteroids.
There should not be one new dime in tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires as long as millions of children in America are poor, hungry, uneducated and without health coverage.
We are often told that curtailing the freedom of business is coercive and undemocratic. But by what democratic principle should corporations and billionaires decide the fate of current and future generations? When a government releases them from regulation, it allows them to determine whether other people live or die.
When you look at Mark Zuckerberg and Snapchat and all these twentysomething billionaires, it’s really kind of fascinating; a classic tale of the haves and have-nots.
Just ten of the Jewish billionaires on this Earth have more than enough to transform the occupied territories into heaven. We can put the ‘pal’ back in Palestinian.
We must reign in overspending by ridding government of outmoded programs, making Big Oil pay their fair share, repealing massive tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas, and enacting a tax code that no longer favors millionaires and billionaires.
Billionaires who want to influence politics could get better ‘returns on investment’ than from early stage Amazon.
Introverts listen better, they assess risks more carefully, they can be wiser managers. It’s not for nothing that the Silicon Valley billionaires are so often the retiring types.
No matter what your political persuasion, you can find a guide that makes it quick, easy and painless to exercise your right to vote. Wanna know what a certain proposition put forth by a cadre of undisclosed billionaires which cuts funding for public education, arts and infrastructure means? Use the voting guide!
Tell young girls they can be anything, including entrepreneurs and self-made billionaires. Encourage your friends/daughters/female students/yourself to take a shot.
I always like to say, Bill Clinton created more millionaires and billionaires than any president, but you know what, more people moved out of poverty. Middle-class income – all-time high.
During the financial crisis and bailouts of 2008, it probably occurred to very few average people that we were entering a period of hardship for billionaires.
I know of at least two black women who are billionaires: Sheila Johnson, who co-founded BET, and Oprah Winfrey. And I know of hundreds of black women whose net worth is over $1 million.
While Donald Trump believes in huge tax breaks for billionaires, he believes that states should actually have the right to lower the minimum wage below $7.25. What an outrage!
At a time when the United States is handing out tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, corporate jet owners, and millionaires and billionaires, it is ludicrous that we would even be looking at Social Security and Medicare as a solution to our debt crisis.
Some billionaires like cars, yachts and private jets. Others like newspapers.
The right wing has an ecosystem that is funded by billionaires who want tax cuts.
The most powerful thing billionaires have isn’t their voice. It’s earth-shattering, continent-moving, war-starting amounts of money.
I’m a wealth creator. I’m not interested in saving in the least. While I do spend a lot, I don’t spend money like other billionaires. I’m probably quite unusual, albeit I do have some of the significant trappings. But I always try to make my assets work for a living.
Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
When you look at billionaires, many of them share one characteristic: They were not born billionaires.
When billionaires can give $50 million, $500 million to a campaign, and there’s no limit, then it makes a mockery of ‘one man, one vote.’
Billionaires and corporations buy and sell politicians, while citizens struggle to exercise their right to vote or hold their elected representatives to account.
I’m more interested in photographing people who have done something, like writers or directors – even billionaires – as long as I can study them before I photograph them.
The smartest billionaires I know never finished high school. I got my degree and my doctorate on the street and an advanced degree in jail.
At least in the United States, most economic resentment is not directed toward billionaires or high-roller financiers – not even corrupt ones. It’s directed at the guy down the hall who got a bigger raise. It’s directed at the husband of your wife’s sister, because he earns 20 percent more than you do.
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ‘fix the rigged system.’ By ‘fix,’ he apparently meant rigging it to permanently benefit billionaires like himself.
The existence of billionaires should sound an alarm: they are the most extreme manifestation of wealth generated by the efforts of millions of people being funnelled into the pockets of a tiny few.
The beauty of Captain America is that you didn’t have to come from a distant planet, like Superman, or he didn’t have to be born into a family of billionaires like Bruce Wayne. He happened to be in the right place at the right time, and someone gave him a magic potion, and he grew muscles and became a superhero.
We have to stop letting people come in here and make millionaires and billionaires of themselves off of West Virginia while West Virginia remains poor.
If Republicans want to defend the rights of corporations and billionaires to spend unlimited, secret money in campaigns, then they should say so.
I am upset and completely disappointed in the government, the millionaires and billionaires in the U.S. See what’s happening to the country? Look at all the health problems, the economy, the recession and crime.
The market fundamentalist ideology that dominates much of the west has attempted to indoctrinate us with a simple myth: that we all rise or fall according to our individual efforts alone; that billionaires amass vast amounts of wealth because they are entrepreneurial, plucky, go-getting geniuses.
If you’re raised with a poverty mentality, nothing is going to change it. I do know some really stingy billionaires. I come from such a generation of hand-to-mouthers.
Top 1 Percent progressivism emphasizes the idea of fairness – but it’s nevertheless a politics of outrage, animated by at least a trace of envy. It’s as if ‘millionaires and billionaires’ were the principal problem facing America today.
Both Obama and Romney are just rolling in PAC money. Plus, they have the super PAC’s behind them. They’ve got multi-millionaires and billionaires just buying 30-second ads. It gives each of them tremendous exposure.
Laureate is a highly leveraged failing investment whose principal beneficiaries are Wall Street fat cats and billionaires – and William Jefferson Clinton.
All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted – the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires – virtually none.
Look at the structure of the Gates Foundation and this idea that, rather than trying to solve these huge global problems through institutions with some kind of democracy and transparency baked into them, we’re just going to outsource it to benevolent billionaires.
I find the fact that billionaires are quoted as if the fact that they are billionaires gives them some kind of wisdom is outrageous.
Every American has a right to food, housing, and health care – and we can afford to provide it if billionaires and big corporations pay their fair share.
Arnold Schwarzenegger cut teacher’s salaries and parks and libraries rather than raise taxes for the many California millionaires and billionaires.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have their ‘Giving Pledge,’ where billionaires promise to give away the majority of their wealth when they die. My Social Security Pledge is better – to give money to good causes when you are alive. Besides, more Americans can participate.
Did we ever plan on being billionaires? No, but we wanted to be millionaires.
The owners of the Premier League sides are like in the NBA, they’re not millionaires, they’re billionaires.
The gap between rich and poor is widening dramatically. There’s a hangar at the Cairo airport for private jets, billionaires are on the Forbes list, and Egypt’s annual per-capita income is two thousand dollars. How can you sustain that?
As a historian, I’m sceptical about conspiracy theories because the world is far too complicated to be managed by a few billionaires drinking scotch behind some closed doors. But I do think that the voters are correct in sensing that they’re really losing power. And in reaction, they give the system an angry kick.
Governments spending billions on a humans-to-Mars program won’t allow wild-eyed billionaires to steal the glory; all heck will break loose as the public and sidelined governments decry and block the perceived cosmic land grab. Yet the private folks aren’t waiting.
We would be billionaires, but we took responsibility for Summa’s failure.
In a world where most billionaires are all about talking about taking care of and helping people, Jim Irsay walks it.
If we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, if we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners, if we choose to keep tax breaks for oil and gas companies that are making hundreds of billions of dollars, then that means we’ve got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship.
What has become clear to many Americans is that the electoral system is bankrupt. As the political process becomes more privatized, outsourced, and overrun with money from corporations and billionaires, a wounded republic is on its death bed, gasping for life.
One of the many qualities that separate self-made billionaires from the rest of us is their ability to ask the right questions.
I don’t know any real billionaires.
The millionaires and billionaires who chose to invest in Australia are actually those who most help the poor and our young. This secret needs to be spread widely.
I often find that superheroes are the bachelors or the billionaires – and everyone loves them. Peter Parker is basically the complete opposite. I just think that’s what a lot of kids feel like as they’re growing up.
For far too long, Congress has been focused on the CEOs, the millionaires, the billionaires.
Many hedge fund managers have become billionaires; perhaps this – plus their reputations as the smartest guys in the room – is why they have captured the investing public’s imagination.
Of particular note, Palm Beach is one of the safest places in the world to live or visit. Proof of this is that over thirty billionaires live in the 10.4 square mile area.
The Conservative party now exists largely to misinform the public, to convince voters struggling through austerity that they have the same interests as billionaires and corporations.
I never wanted to be on any billionaires list. I never define myself by net worth. I always try to define myself by my values.