Business Quotes Page 3
One of my favorite business quotes in this collection is the one by Alfred A. Montapert. He said, “All lasting business is built on friendship”.
These business quotes have the ability to inspire and educate at the same time.
If you can build a business up big enough, it's respectable.
An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.
-William Arthur Ward
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
Business is in itself a power.
Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
-Gary Ryan Blair
When did it become a problem to be a small businessman and become successful? The small businessman - like my father, or like me?
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
-Harry Emerson Fosdick
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
-J. Paul Getty
The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.
-James H. Boren
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel, and incompetent comes naturally to me.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
-Laurence J. Peter
I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
-Max de Pree
Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net, and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.
Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
The invisible hand of the market always moves faster and better than the heavy hand of government.
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.
-Paul A. Volcker
Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
Not for nothing is their motto TGIF - 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends when they can go do what they really want to do.
-Richard Nelson Bolles
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
Carpe per diem - seize the check.
The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.
This complete set of business quotes is unique in their variety.
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