Often motivated by a desire to maintain the existing status quo, sloth almost cost the U.S. its auto industry, as it refused for decades to build fuel-efficient cars to compete with Japanese, Korean and European imports. Simon Mainwaring
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order. Friedrich August von Hayek
NGOs have a significant role to play, alongside governments, in improving the status of women. Jenny Shipley
In a way, the sense of quality has improved, the status symbol of the small things is gone, and it is acceptable to use stainless steel, even if the neighbour uses silver. Arne Jacobsen
I don't accept the status quo. I do accept Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. Stephen Colbert