Business Quotes

They say that politics is show business for ugly people, but as I always crack, what would I know about that? I like a challenge.

George Galloway

We have good service, but everyone always wants better, ... Within the business community with the state and federal government centers here, Washington service is one that comes up frequently.

Robin Roberts

It's business as usual in Washington. The feeding frenzy for reform right now is mostly a war of words.

Roberta Baskin

Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.

Paul Valery

Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.

Ronald Reagan

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen. And ecologist must either harden his shell and make believe that the consequences of science are none of his business, or he must be the doctor who sees the marks of death in a community that believes itself well and does not want to be told otherwise.

Aldo Leopold

The goal of the IRIS project is to develop administrative systems that allow the University of Kentucky to change business practices to meet the demands of the 21st century.

Doyle Friskney

If everyone in business prepared as carefully as professional soldiers, they'd be better off.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

Soldiers are in the business of death-inflicting it, and, as little as possible, receiving it. They must be careful, but they also must take risks. And they reduce those risks by planning.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

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

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Some of the fans here were not too sure about their club signing a player from their biggest rivals. Fortunately, we had a great season and won the League title for the first time in four years. Now, I think, everyone can say it was good business.

Luis Figo

Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.

Dirk Benedict

I started the site when I was 19. I didn't know much about business back then.

Mark Zuckerberg

A lot of the value that's built up in these businesses, goodwill, is often because the founder is an excellent salesperson or business leader.

John Godber

The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.

Raymond Chandler

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

When I started out in business, I spent a great deal of time researching every detail that might be pertinent to the deal I was interested in making. I still do the same today. People often comment on how quickly I operate, but the reason I can move quickly is that Ive done the background work first, which no one usually sees. I prepare myself thoroughly, and then when it is time to move ahead, I am ready to sprint.

Donald Trump

The genius of the corporation as a business form, and the reason for its remarkable rise over the last three centuries , was - and is - its capacity to combine the capital, and thus the economic power, of unlimited numbers of people.

Joel Conrad Bakan

Value judgments are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness.

John Milton Cage Jr.

Women actually do quite well on Wall Street because so much of this business is intuitive.

Elizabeth MacKay

One of the biggest mistakes women make in business is that they aren't friendly enough.

Charlotte Beers
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