Top 33 Privatization Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Privatization Quotes from famous people such as Kenneth Baker, Barbara Mikulski, Alexander Lukashenko, Anatoly Chubais, Ruben Hinojosa, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Privatization came on slowly. When something very big h

Privatization came on slowly. When something very big happens, like privatization, historians and economists like to think you must have had very big causes. That is not how it happened.
Kenneth Baker
I am emphatically against the privatization of Social Security. It is going to hurt millions of American women, American families and ultimately the whole country.
Barbara Mikulski
We will never have Russian-style privatization.
Alexander Lukashenko
If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing.
Anatoly Chubais
The privatization plan weakens Social Security and threatens our economic security by creating trillions of dollars in new debt.
Ruben Hinojosa
When you buy a company at an auction, and you are committing yourself to pay some $300 million to the state because it was a privatization deal, and you don’t pay it, is it OK? Isn’t it something that deserves court procedures?
Sergei Lavrov
This kind of ‘separate but equal,’ I’ve seen what it’s done in the history here in America, and it didn’t work. And it still hasn’t worked, I mean, even in continued segregation of our schools, which has increased with the privatization of our school system.
Rashida Tlaib
No city embraced privatization more eagerly than Chicago, where I live.
Bethany McLean
In 2012, Hillary Clinton’s State Department, acting through its ambassador, Mari Carmen Aponte, threatened to withhold critical development aid unless El Salvador passed a major privatization law.
Greg Grandin
Donald Trump is a guy who has called for privatization of the V.A. That is something that is overwhelmingly rejected by America’s veterans. They do not want to go down that path. Do they want improvement? Sure they do. But they don’t want risky or radical.
Tim Kaine
The President’s proposed privatization plan would jeopardize that security by cutting guaranteed benefits for future retirees and endangering the benefits of current retirees, people with disabilities, and children who have lost a parent.
Chaka Fattah
The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don’t want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled.
Jim Clyburn
Privatization is more efficient and effective in some cases, but not in intelligence.
Valerie Plame
I’ve never enriched myself via privatization schemes in Eastern Europe.
Joshua Cohen
First, we will focus on the privatization of small and medium sized enterprises, followed by the medium size industry and then we will move on to the heavy industry.
Ibrahim Rugova
It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
James Roosevelt
I vote for every privatization bill that I can. It is the Left that opposes privatization. They just want to preserve their government jobs.
Jair Bolsonaro
As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton was an active promoter of increased resource extraction in Latin America, pushing both fracking and the privatization of petroleum production.
Greg Grandin
The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization.
Max Baucus
Whether you agree or disagree with privatization, two things are obvious. First, taxpayers need to be asking more and better questions before handing over control of critical public assets like a highway, an airport, or a parking meter concession. And second, Uncle Sam is being played for a sucker.
Dick Durbin
Climate change poses a far greater threat to the outdoor industry than even the privatization of the public lands.
Gretchen Bleiler
We are a coalition government, and that limits our options in some ways. Privatization happens to be one such area.
Manmohan Singh
If you’re going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system.
Peter Brimelow
So as far as Serbia is concerned, it does not have the right to influence the privatization or to claim any property, because Kosovo is a former member of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Ibrahim Rugova
Privatization of assets that most of us consider public goods – like airports and highways – has a long, often-uncontroversial history.
Bethany McLean
Privatization of utilities costs would be astronomical, as would setting up a National Bank.
Mick Hucknall
Proponents of privatization argued that cities and states needed private capital to fund all the upgrades that our decaying infrastructure so desperately needed.
Bethany McLean
I am opposed to the privatization of the Veterans Affairs Department and will continue to make sure the VHA is fully funded.
Robert Wilkie
We want to develop innovative ways to promote savings so more Americans can save for their future, but first we need to reject privatization schemes and work together to strengthen Social Security.
Debbie Stabenow
The big banks advise cities about whether privatization is a wise choice. They also control the ability of states and cities to access the market for their financing needs.
Bethany McLean
The American people do not like privatization. They are afraid of the debt the president’s willing to do. And they don’t like benefit cuts. And everyone here should understand all 45 Senate Democrats are united. We are not going to let this happen.
Harry Reid
I agree that we must expand opportunities for retiremen

I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the ‘security’ out of Social Security.
Mary Landrieu
Chicago’s privatization mania began during Mayor Richard M. Daley’s administration, which ran from 1989 to 2011. Under his successor, Rahm Emanuel, the trend has continued apace. For Rahm’s investment banker buddies, the trend has been a boon. For citizens? Not so much.
Rick Perlstein