Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Milton Friedman (1912 )
So the question is, do corporate executives, provided they stay within the law, have responsibilities in their business activities other than to make as much money for their stockholders as possible? And my answer to that is, no they do not.
MILTON FRIEDMAN, interview with John McClaughry, contributing editor of Business and Society Review, on the topic of corporate social responsibility.Milton Friedman Responds, Chemtech, February 1974, p. 72.