Business Quotes

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
Abraham lincoln - if i were to try to read, much less answer, all...

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
I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity.
Sydney Biddle Barrows
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Robert Louis Stephenson
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

Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time.
Edgar Watson Howe
Greek prove - eat and drink with your relatives; do business...
Business is a good game - Lots of competition and a minimum of rules. You keep score with money.
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell
The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
Jack Anderson
In business school classrooms they construct wonderful models of a nonworld.
Peter Drucke
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Val? ry
For no phase of life, whether public or private, whether in business or in the home, whether one is working on what concerns oneself alone or dealing with another, can be without its moral duty; on the discharge of such duties depends all that is morally right, and on their neglect all that is morally wrong in life.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties I
I still have a lot to learn - About the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.
Britney Spears
Editor a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
Elbert Hubbard
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
Playing dead not only comes in handy when face to face with a bear, but also at important business meetings.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
Nicholas Murray Butle
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
Benjamin Franklin
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.
Ronald Reagan
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
George F. Burns
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
Alexander Pope
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
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
Henry Ford
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
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
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
Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly.
Aldus Manutius, Placard on the door of the Aldine Press
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Roy L. Smith
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
The chief business of the American people is business.
Calvin Coolidge, Speech in Washington, Jan. 17, 1925
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Johnny Carson
Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five - Year projections.
Malcom Forbes
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan
There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them.
J. Paul Getty
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
And, of course, you have the commercials where savvy businesspeople Get Ahead by using their MacIntosh computers to create the ultimate American business product: a really sharp - Looking report.
Dave Barry
Do what you love and the business will follow.
Michel Fortin