Business Quotes

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Abraham Lincoln
H. l. mencken - the government consists of a gang of men exactly...

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
Andrew Young
Playing dead not only comes in handy when face to face with a bear, but also at important business meetings.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Johnny Carson
Epictetus, discourses - what is the first business of one who practices...
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - And spirit.
Jacqueline Cochran
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.
Ronald Reagan
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
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
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
Gerald Stanley Lee
When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business.
Lenny Bruce
Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
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
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Warren Buffett
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
J. M. Coetzee, Disgrace (novel)
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
Benjamin Franklin
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
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
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
Arthur Schopenhauer Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Henry David Thoreau
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
I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity.
Sydney Biddle Barrows
Living in the past is a dull and lonely business looking back strains the neck muscles, causes you to bump into people not going your way.
Edna Ferbe
Boxing is just show business with blood.
Frank Bruno
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
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 chief business of the American people is business.
Calvin Coolidge, Speech in Washington, Jan. 17, 1925
Do what you love and the business will follow.
Michel Fortin
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
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
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
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
Hurting people is my business.
Sugar Ray Robinson
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
Henry Ford
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