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Business quotes from the following famous people give us a variety of views of what business is all about.
People will often say that small business are the backbone of growing economies.
One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
-A. C. Benson
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
-Alexis de Tocqueville
All lasting business is built on friendship.
-Alfred A. Montapert
To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
Business is a combination of war and sport.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
-Arnold H. Glasow
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
-Arthur C. Clarke
Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
-A. C. Forbes
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
-B. C. Forbes
What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
So little done, so much to do.
Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries, based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight. Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
-Charles A. Jaffe
For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is 'take-home pay' because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
-Charles A. Jaffe
Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface, and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out, but investors face risk no matter what they do.
-Charles A. Jaffe
There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife.
Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel-good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
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