Business Quotes

The maxim of the British people is Business as usual.

Winston Churchill

The best minds in government? If any were, business would hire them away

Ronald Reagan

Centralization at the national capital or within a business undertaking always glorifies the importance of pieces of paper. This dims the sense of reality

David E. Lilienthal

What is the first business of philosophy? To part with self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn what he thinks that he already knows

Epictetus

Awareness is bad for the meat business. Conscience is bad for the meat business. Sensitivity to life is bad for the meat business. DENIAL, however, the meat business finds indispensable.

John Robbins

That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business - writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played.

Jackson Browne

Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.

William A. Smith

The best players in any high-stakes field - business, entertainment, law, surgery, as well as sport - recognize that pressure occurs at the moments when meaningful accomplishment is possible. In fact, that is the reason why performers perform: for the opportunity to tackle challenges head on, to do something significant, to demonstrate what their hard work and talent can produce

John Eliot

Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process, especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea, but have no real familiarity with the business world.

Gavin Newsom

Beware of a misfit occupation. . . . Consider carefully your natural bent, whether for business or a profession.

Marshall Field

Perhaps the greatest utopia would be if we could all realize that no utopia is possible; no place to run, no place to hide, just take care of business here and now.

Jack Carroll

Our business here is to be Utopian, to make vivid and credible, if we can, first this facet and then that, of an imaginary whole and happy world.

H.G. WELLS

Every writer has to make an emotional journey from artist sitting in attic to being part of a business. The writer of a film is like Tinkerbell. You are only there because people believe in you. The moment they don't, because you're a pain the arse, you've lost.

Julian Fellowes

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.

Sam Llewelyn

Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.

Adlai Stevenson

Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason.

Ralph Steadman

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.

B. C. Forbes

The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.

Michael Moore

Clear therefore they head, and rally, and manage thy thoughts rightly, and thou wilt save time, and see and do thy business well; for thy judgement will be distinct, thy mind free, and the faculties strong and regular.

William Penn

Think P.I.G. - thatís my motto. P stands for Persistence, I stands for Integrity, and G stands for Guts. These are the ingredients for a successful business and a successful life.

Linda Chandler

The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.

Honore De Balzac

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

Henry Ford

Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind.

Julius Rosenwald

If a man's character is to be abused, say what you will, there's nobody like a relation to do the business.

William Makepeace Thackery
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