Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.
Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.
The quicker we get about the business of reducing our reliance on oil the better.
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.
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.
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.
A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason.
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.
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.
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.
The maxim of the British people is Business as usual.
From the start it has been the theatre's business to entertain people ... it needs no other passport than fun.
How do you balance growing the business with raising a family? You just do. I had a business, a lot of orders, and a baby howling for supper. You balance it. You give your baby supper first and then get your orders in. I have worked on more holidays but what are you going to do?
By refusing to implement the womens contracting program and repeatedly failing to meet required contracting goals, this administration is undermining virtually every existing opportunity for women business owners to break into the the good ol boy network of federal contracting.
I became successful due to several reasons. I never gave up and I never let anyone or anything get in my way. I use the power of positive thinking to tackle obstacles and challenges so they don't defeat me. Passion for my work and my business is another important reason. I really love my work and I get great satisfaction from it.
I always told people in Australia that I had a 24-hour job because wed get up in the morning; talk business at breakfast and again at dinner. Our whole life was the business when we were developing the company.
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.
As a county commissioner, I would like to be a champion for Washington County as far as attracting new business to the county.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
Business is really more agreeable than pleasure: it interests the whole mind . . . but it does not look as if it did.
The current flows fast and furious. It issues in a spate of words from the loudspeakers and the politicians. Every day they tell us that we are a free people fighting to defend freedom. That is the current that has whirled the young airman up into the sky and keeps him circulating there among the clouds. Down here, with a roof to cover us and a gas mask handy, it is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
A missions conference is a church in a Business Meeting deciding the fate of the heathen.
I was left alone on the veranda with a Chinese neighbor who said in a low voice, Just why are you here in this rough-living country? He expected me to smirk in a manner that would show him I was in the opium business too, in secret. But I looked at him earnestly and answered, For the love of One who loves you. And then I told him of Christ. He said nothing, but backed away with amazement and awe on his face.
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.