Business Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Henry David Thoreau

Edna ferbe - living in the past is a dull and lonely business...
Carmen electra - you know criticism when you get into this...
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
Pierre Trudeau, CBC Archives
It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
Henry Steele Commage

Elbert hubbard - editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose...
The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt.
Jesse Louis Jackson
I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity.
Sydney Biddle Barrows
Asking to meet with Italian businessmen instead of government officials. I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage - Earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good.
Pope Pius XI
I still have a lot to learn - About the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.
Britney Spears
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect.
William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 3
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
No business which depends for its existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level - - I mean the wages of decent living.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.
Walter Lippman
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Johnny Carson
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
Will Rogers
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
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan
A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.
Joseph Rickaby
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
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butle
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
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beeche
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
William Shakespeare
Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot - Binding.
Dean Gooderham Acheson
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Roy L. Smith
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
Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers.
Greek Prove
A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell
Jerry We live in a cynical world. A cynical world. And we work in a business of tough competitors. I love you. You... complete me.
Jerry Maguire
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
George F. Burns
Science... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley
I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so.
Bill Cosby, Playboy Interview - May 1969
The success combination in business is Do what you do better... and Do more of what you do...
David Joseph Schwartz
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
The law is a horrible business.
Clarence Darrow
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.
Ronald Reagan
Everyone is in business for himself, for he is selling his services, labor or ideas. Until one realizes that this is true he will not take conscious charge of his life and will always be looking outside himself for guidance.
Sidney Madwed