Politics grease the wheels of business. R.H. Tawney Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Political corruption Business Politics Author R.H. Tawney Genre Biography Language English Time 1958 1950s 20th century Occupation Socialist Historian Writer From India Asia Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Tawney, R. H. Business and Politics under James I. Cambridge UP, 1958. Citation text copied to clipboard.