Top 33 Public Interest Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Public Interest Quotes from famous people such as Reid Hoffman, Raghuram Rajan, Peter Benchley, Andrew Neil, Jimmy Breslin, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The American people deserve to know what's on Trump's t

The American people deserve to know what’s on Trump’s tax returns. And Trump must show that he truly embraces accountability and transparency and understands what it means to work on behalf of the public interest.
Reid Hoffman
By killing transparency and competition, crony capitalism is harmful to free enterprise, opportunity, and economic growth. And by substituting special interests for the public interest, it is harmful to democratic expression.
Raghuram Rajan
I hope that ‘Jaws’ will have brought sharks into the public interest at a time when we desperately need to reevaluate our care for the environment.
Peter Benchley
I’m proud to have played a major part in destroying Fleet Street, a corrupt cartel of unions and proprietors that operated against the public interest.
Andrew Neil
Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me.
Jimmy Breslin
As the contest proceeded, public interest increased and the entire country watched to see which company would win the big government subsidies through the mountains.
John Moody
The function of journalism is, primarily, to uncover vital new information in the public interest and to put that information in a context so that we can use it to improve the human condition.
Joshua Oppenheimer
The story of how the Laffer Curve got its name begins with a 1978 article by Jude Wanniski in ‘The Public Interest’ entitled, ‘Taxes, Revenues, and the Laffer Curve.’
Arthur Laffer
New York City must divest the hundreds of millions of dollars we have invested in Walmart for far too long, dollars that are only fueling violence and undermining the greater public interest. Once our nation’s largest city does so, I know other states and municipalities will follow suit.
Letitia James
In theory, the MSRB is supposed to protect the public interest, investors, and state and local governments. In practice, the MSRB membership structure is more shaded toward protecting the financial professionals who broker the deals.
John Kennedy
To say that only those businesses affected with a public interest may be regulated is but another way of stating that all those businesses which may be regulated are affected with a public interest.
Harlan Stone
They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies.
James L. Buckley
Defining of the public interest is always very, very difficult.
Keir Starmer
I think prime ministers, I actually think Cabinet ministers should be subject to intense scrutiny, I think that’s in the public interest, even if some of the allegations made aren’t right and so on, and they have to correct the record, it doesn’t matter.
Alexander Downer
I’m an entertainer. I don’t go round saying I’m a paragon of virtue, so that is clearly not in the public interest.
Steve Coogan
The genesis of Public Interest Litigation in listening to the voice of the voiceless and giving access to the poor, the marginalised, and the weak is a unique experiment to be lauded.
Kapil Sibal
The papers, you know, they’re always gonna just make stuff up. They think it’s in the public interest.
Jake Bugg
Positive market incentives operating in the public interest are too few and far between, and are also up against a seemingly never-ending expansion of perverse incentives and lobbying.
Mo Ibrahim
I’m not deluded enough to think that everyone who knows my name is a listener. You know, I hope that part of that interest – part of that public interest – has to do with me still making records that people like.
John Mayer
The public subsidies provided to miners, loggers, and ranchers are as extravagant and as harmful to the public interest as the subsidies that the Federal Reserve and Treasury provide to the ‘banks too big to fail.’
Paul Craig Roberts
Global governance needs recalibrating so it works in the public interest of all the world’s citizens – not just for the few.
Winnie Byanyima
It’s an intolerable abuse of power to have employees who are supposed to be advancing the public interest actually working on political campaigns.
Sal Albanese
I just want people to know that whatever decisions are made on any issue, I’ll make them according to what I believe is in the public interest and my own conscience.
Leo Varadkar
In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers.
Pat Robertson
It is important that politicians defend their ability to act without fear or favour, and it is in the public interest that they hold ministers and public servants to account.
Jeremy Corbyn
When a donor is asked to contribute to a group whose innocuous-sounding name makes it appear to be doing work in the public interest, that donor should have a clear picture of where his or her money is going.
Eric Schneiderman
Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us.
Bob Woodward
No one’s personal life is in the public interest. It’s gossip, bottom line. End of story.
Kevin Spacey
The president may have the raw constitutional power to, say, squelch an investigation or to pardon a close associate. But if he does so not to serve the public interest, but to serve his own, he surely could be removed from office, even if he has not committed a criminal act.
George T. Conway III
In the long run, the public interest depends on private virtue.
James Q. Wilson
Whatever concerns health is of real public interest.
Elie Metchnikoff
Corporations have enormous treasuries, and there are a

Corporations have enormous treasuries, and there are a lot of things they want from government, many of which clash with the public interest.
Adam Cohen
In 2007, when I was a lawyer for the public interest group Free Press, I helped draft the complaint to the FCC against Comcast for secretly blocking BitTorrent and other technologies.
Marvin Ammori