Business Quotes

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
Andrew Young
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

Milton friedman - there is one and only one social responsibility...
Henry david thoreau - books are the carriers of civilization. without...
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
Pierre Trudeau, CBC Archives
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Benjamin Franklin

J. paul getty - no one can possibly achieve any real and lasting...
Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.
Arab Prove
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot - Binding.
Dean Gooderham Acheson
What other people think about me is not my business.
Michael J. Fox, Lucky Man - A memoi
I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so.
Bill Cosby, Playboy Interview - May 1969
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
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves - - To break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Stewart B. Johnson
I still have a lot to learn - About the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.
Britney Spears
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
Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty.
Francis Bacon
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.
Andrew Schneide
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
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butle
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 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
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
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first the cash will come later.
Harold Green
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.
Thorstein Veblen
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, Discourses
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
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
If I love you, what business is it of yours.
Johann von Goethe
Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest?
Sidney Madwed
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Warren Buffett
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
Gerald Stanley Lee
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
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
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
Boxing is just show business with blood.
Frank Bruno
Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five - Year projections.
Malcom Forbes
Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind.
Julius Rosenwald
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
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry