Business Quotes

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today

Stewart B. Johnson

The success combination in business is: Do what you do better... and: do more of what you do...

David Joseph Schwartz

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

Peter F. Drucker

Capital isn't that important in business. Experience isn't that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.

Harvey S. Firestone

Business will get better, but we won't know when it does

Henry Ford

What helps people, helps business.

Leo Burnett

Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.

Mark Twain

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.

Milan Kundera

It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business

Mahatma Gandhi

In business, three things are necessary: knowledge, temper, and time

Owen Felltham

A business exists to create a customer

Peter F. Drucker

Time is the measure of business.

Francis Bacon, Sr.

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

B. C. Forbes

You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it.

Harold S. Geneen

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.

Henry R. Luce

Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality

Richard Cecil

The first rule of luck in business is that you should persevere in doing the right thing. Opportunities will come your way if you do.

Ronald Cohen

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

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

Thomas Carlyle

Surely no one will consider us lacking in reverence if we say that every one of the "principles of modern salesmanship" on which business men so much pride themselves, are brilliantly exemplified in Jesus' talk and work.

Bruce Fairchild Barton

I am not a fan of people who abuse service staff. In fact, I find it intolerable. Its an unpardonable sin as far as Im concerned, taking out personal business or some other kind of dissatisfaction on a waiter or busboy.

Anthony Michael

I've been in the business for 11 years I guess time flies when your having fun!

William M. Kucmierowski

Managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation.

Warren Edward Buffett

The business of art is to enlarge and correct the heart and to lift our ideals out of the ugly and the mean through love of the ideal...The business of art is to appeal to the soul.

Florence Earle Coates

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Updated On : March 06, 2014
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