Business Quotes

Men always try to keep women out of business so they won't find out how much fun it really is.

Vivien Kellems

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Mahatma Gandhi

Fidelity is seven-tenths of business success.

James Parton

A craftsman knows in advance what the finished result will be, while the artist knows only what it will be when he has finished it. But it is unbecoming in an artist to talk about inspiration; that is the reader's business.

Wystan Hugh Auden

If we devote our time disparaging the products of our business rivals, we hurt business generally, reduce confidence, and increase discontent.

Edward N. Hurley

I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.

Sylvester Stallone

I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.

George Mason

I think the motion picture industry is a stupid business and I despise acting the scenes in short snatches, one at a time. I hate this film work. I am disgusted with myself. On the stage I could never play a part unless I felt it with all my heart and soul.

Conrad Veidt

I think that New York is not the cultural center of America, but the business and administrative center of American culture.

Saul Bellow

After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.

Walt Whitman

Design is always about synthesis -synthesis of market needs, technology trends, and business needs.

Jim Wicks

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality.

Harold Geneen

My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business.

Harry Houdini

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.

Bill Cosby

If you don't have some bad loans you are not in business.

Paul Volcker

A man may fight fiercely to hold his own in business; but he does not need to fight to get ahead of someone in the elevator, or up the car steps, or at the post office window. And no matter how strong competition is, business and personal courtesy make it easier and pleasanter for everybody.

William H. Hamby

Commercial distress in any great business center will the more surely create widespread disaster.

Josiah Strong

Heres the rule for bargains: Do other men, for they would do you. Thats the true business precept.

Charles Dickens

If you are planning on doing business with someone again, dont be too tough in the negotiations. If you are going to skin a cat, dont keep it as a house cat.

Marvin S. Levin

In business, you dont get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.

Chester L. Karass

In business, you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.

Chester L. Karrass

Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They do not determine the future; they are means to mobilize the resources and energies of the business for the making of the future.

Peter F. Drucker

Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

Robert Frost

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.

Bill Gates
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