Business Quotes

I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.
Douglas Adams, Salmon of Doubt, 2002
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
William Shakespeare

Sidney madwed - everyone is in business for himself, for he is...
William a. smith, 1908 - engineering is the science of economy, of...
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - Great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
D. March
There is one and only one social responsibility of business - To use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.
Milton Friedman

Abraham lincoln - discourage litigation. persuade your neighbors to...
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan
Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it.
Andrew Young
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butle
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.
Thorstein Veblen
Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as suits.
Paul Graham, September 2004
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art of all.
Andy Warhol
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
If I love you, what business is it of yours.
Johann von Goethe
Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.
Arab Prove
The success combination in business is Do what you do better... and Do more of what you do...
David Joseph Schwartz
What is the first business of one who practices philosophy To get rid of self - Conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.
Epictetus
You know criticism when you get into this business. You accept the bad with the good, the tabloids and the positive side of it.
Carmen Electra
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Ambrose Bierce
Editor: a person employed on a newspaper whose business it is to seperate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
Elbert Hubbard
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly.
Aldus Manutius, Placard on the door of the Aldine Press
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman.
David M. Ogilvy
Strong minded, resolutely willed, you can create out of nothing a great business, a huge empire, a new world. Others have and they have no monopoly.
Claude M. Bristol
My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made.
Robert Browning
Business is always interfering with pleasure, but it makes other pleasures possible.
William Faulkne
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Benjamin Franklin
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - And spirit.
Jacqueline Cochran
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
J. M. Coetzee, Disgrace (novel)
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beeche
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Jack Holland
The sad news is, nobody owes you a career. Your career is literally your business. You own it as a sole proprietor. You have one employee: yourself. You need to accept ownership of your career, your skills and the timing of your moves.
Andrew Grove, Co - Founder and Chairman of Intel Corporation, Only the Paranoid Survive
When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business.
Lenny Bruce
The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government they have only a talent for getting and holding office.
H. L. Mencken
Life is all one piece. Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home. For achievement without love is a cold and tight - Lipped murderer of human happiness everywhere.
Smiley Blanton
The music business was not safe, but it was FUN. It was like falling in love with a woman you know is bad for you, but you love every minute with her, anyway.
Lionel Richie
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
Robert P. Vanderpoel
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
Benjamin Franklin