Business Quotes

Took cover. In the action business, when you don't want to say you ran like a mouse, you call it 'taking cover.' It's more heroic.

Jim Butcher

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.

Samuel Butler

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure and pleasure my business.

Aaron Burr, Jr.

Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-canceling business; and it gives in the long run a net result of zero.

Thomas Carlyle

Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier.

Paula Nelson

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.

Greenville Kleisser

The great, unreported story in globalization is about power, not ideology. It's about how finance and business regularly, continuously insert their own self-interested deals and exceptions into rules and agreements that are then announced to the public as "free trade."

William Greider

A century and a half after its birth, the modern business corporation, an artificial person made in the image of a human psychopath, now is seeking to remake real people in its image.

Joel Conrad Bakan

Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business. If you have a business that\'s earning 20%-25% on equity, time is your friend. But time is your enemy if your money is in a low return business.

Warren Edward Buffett

Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.

Phineas Taylor Barnum

Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good.

Clement Mok

The first rule of luck in business is that you should persevere in doing the right thing. Opportunities will come your way if you do.

Ronald Cohen

A leader has to know how the system functions - not just the system of government but the whole social and economic system, including business, the unions, and the universities.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his own oxen the fields of his fathers, free from all anxieties of gain.

Horace

This is my chance to help this lady put some money in her pocket. Let me explain how the economy works. When you spend money to buy food it helps this lady's business. It makes it more likely somebody is going to find work. So instead of asking questions, answer mine: are you going to buy some food?

George Walker Bush

I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress

Mark Zuckerberg

Ego & Hype have no place in business.

Keshia Chante

Nothing will ever die so long as it knows what to do under the circumstances, in other words so long as it knows its business.

Samuel Butler

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.

E. Joseph Cossman

Too often, failing government agencies get bigger budgets, while successful agencies have their budgets cut because government caters to those screaming the loudest, regardless of what theyre screaming about. In business, its exactly the opposite! You invest more in the most successful departments, and less in those that arent performing.

Michael Bloomberg

After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.

Calvin Coolidge

Los Angeles and New York are the big centers of the music industry worldwide so of course it can be hard for newcomers who don't know what to expect from the music business.

Ville Valo

If you go out to Hollywood you'll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic.

Jimmy Cliff

In almost every act of our lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons [...] who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind, who harness old social forces and contrive new ways to bind and guide the world.

Edward Bernays
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