Business Quotes

That is the true genius of America, a faith in the simple dreams of its people, the insistence on small miracles. That we can say what we think, write what we think, without hearing a sudden knock on the door. That we can have an idea and start our own business without paying a bribe or hiring somebody's son. That we can participate in the political process without fear of retribution, and that our votes will be counted -- or at least, most of the time.

Barack Obama

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

Walt Whitman

Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal.... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain.

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.

Warren Buffett

The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.

Grace Paley

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible

William Feather

Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.

David Ogilvy

Advertising is of the very essence of democracy. An election goes on every minute of the business day across the counters of hundreds of thousands of stores and shops where the customers state their preferences and determine which manufacturer and which product shall be the leader today, and which shall lead tomorrow.

Bruce Barton

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject.

Peter Drucker

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

Sir Walter Scott

Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.

George F. Burns

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I love my family very much. I wish I could see them a little more often than I do. But we understand because we're a show business family and we all work.

Michael Jackson

The trouble with movies as a business is that it's an art, and the trouble with movies as art is that it's a business.

Charlton Heston

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Peter Drucker 1909

The one who keeps the stars in their place can keep us in our place. There is no depression for good deeds, and that is all that business consists of, and that is our real business.

Henry N. Kost

Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business.

Raymond Hitchcock

Generally speaking, the best people nowadays go into journalism, the second best into business, the rubbish into politics and the shits into law

Auberon Waugh

Journalism - a profession whose business is to explain to others what it personally does not understand.

Lord Northcliffe

By whatever means it is accomplished, the prime business of a play is to arouse the passions of its audience so that by the route of passion may be opened up new relationships between a man and men, and between men and Man. Drama is akin to the other inventions of man in that it ought to help us to know more and not merely to spend our feelings.

Arthur Miller

The business of the dramatist is to keep himself out of sight, and to let nothing appear but his characters. As soon as he attracts notice to his personal feelings, the illusion is broken.

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.

Winston Churchill

Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.

Lord Chesterfield
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