Business Quotes

I still have a lot to learn - About the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.
Britney Spears
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
B. C. Forbes

Thorstein veblen - no one travelling on a business trip would be...
Michael j. fox, lucky man - a memoi - what other people think about me is not my...
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
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
Robert Louis Stevenson

William wrigley jr. - when two men in business always agree, one of...
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
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
Business is a good game - Lots of competition and a minimum of rules. You keep score with money.
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. - - Comment made 10 April 1962 in reaction to news that U. S. Steel was raising prices by $6 per ton, right after the unions negotiated a modest new contract under pressure from JFK to keep inflation down.
John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
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
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
George F. Burns
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Warren Buffett
The chief business of the American people is business.
Calvin Coolidge, Speech in Washington, Jan. 17, 1925
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
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
Do not... hope wholly to reason away your troubles do not feed them with attention, and they will die imperceptibly away. Fix your thoughts upon your business, fill your intervals with company, and sunshine will again break in upon your mind.
Samuel Johnson
I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so.
Bill Cosby, Playboy Interview - May 1969
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
William Butler Yeats
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butle
When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business.
Lenny Bruce
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
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
Pierre Trudeau, CBC Archives
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
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
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
Donald Sinden
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
Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
Hurting people is my business.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beeche
A man should not leave this earth with unfinished business. He should live each day as if it was a pre - Flight check. He should ask each morning, am I prepared to lift - Off?
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, All is Vanity, 1991
Business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry Robinson Luce
Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five - Year projections.
Malcom Forbes
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 5
The law is a horrible business.
Clarence Darrow
The success combination in business is Do what you do better... and Do more of what you do...
David Joseph Schwartz
Business is always interfering with pleasure, but it makes other pleasures possible.
William Faulkne