Business Quotes

I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
Peter Coope
Jury: a group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health and business engagements, have failed to fool him.
H. L. Mencken

Carmen electra - you know criticism when you get into this...
J. m. coetzee, disgrace (novel) - in the whole wretched business there was...
If I love you, what business is it of yours.
Johann von Goethe
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry

Andrew young - nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen...
I like Mr Gorbachev, we can do business together.
Margaret Hilda Thatche
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
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
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
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
Pierre Trudeau, CBC Archives
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
John Cleese
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
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
George F. Burns
What other people think about me is not my business.
Michael J. Fox, Lucky Man - A memoi
My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made.
Robert Browning
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beeche
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
Playing dead not only comes in handy when face to face with a bear, but also at important business meetings.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. On steel industry executives who increased prices.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
William Feathe
I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so.
Bill Cosby, Playboy Interview - May 1969
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
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers.
Greek Prove
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
Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
The success combination in business is Do what you do better... and Do more of what you do...
David Joseph Schwartz
The law is a horrible business.
Clarence Darrow
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
Will Rogers
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
William Shakespeare
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill - Success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
Barbara Paley
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
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
When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business.
Lenny Bruce