Business Quotes

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

To most people, Las Vegas is synonymous with gambling and glitter; a slightly, pleasingly sinful fairyland for adults where they can watch the most entertaining performers and biggest names in show business in between bouts of indulging in games of chance that everyone knows favor the house.

CLIFFORD L. LINEDECKER

Punctuality is the soul of business.

Thomas C. Haliburton

Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.

Michael Porter

It is the business of a statesman to judge of the expediency of different schemes of economy, and by degrees to model the minds of his subjects so as to induce them from the allurement of private interest to concur in the execution of his plan.

Sir James Steuart

I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I've gone into business, not to make money, but because I think I can do it better than it's been done elsewhere. And, quite often, just out of personal frustration about the way it's been done by other people.

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.

Woodrow Wilson

A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.

Paul Getty

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

William Wrigley Jr.

Small business owners are getting stuck holding the bag for this growing -- but largely unpublicized -- problem of credit card fraud for merchants.

Audri Lanford

Think about educating people to be owners of businesses, not employees of business.

Robert Kiyosaki

A business organization whose employees are happy is more productive, has a higher morale, and has a lower turnover.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

If your thinking is sloppy, your business will be sloppy. If you are disorganized, your business will be disorganized. If you are greedy, your empoyees will be greedy, giving you less and less of themselves and always asking for more.

Michael Gerbe

Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.

Herbert Simon

Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.

Ross Perot

Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel, and fitter for new projects than for settled business.

Francis Bacon, Sr.

Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.

Benjamin Franklin

Football players, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.

Merle Kessler

In the greatest confusion there is still an open channel to the soul. It may be difficult to find because by midlife it is overgrown, and some of the wildest thickets that surround it grow out of what we describe as our education. But the channel is always there, and it is our business to keep it open, to have access to the deepest part of ourselves.

Saul Bellow

When a young woman tells me that she wants to become and actor, I say, 'No, be a writer. Or go to business school and learn how to run a studio.' The only real change will come from behind the scenes.

Halle Maria Berry

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to and efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

Bill Gates

There is something fundamentally wrong with treating the earth as if it were a business in liquidation.

Herman Daly
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