September 19, 2016

Business Quotes

“Business? It’s quite simple. It’s other people’s money.” – Alexandre Dumas, fils (son)
“The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.” – Ambrose Bierce
“Business is a combination of war and sport.” – André Maurois
“What they say behind my back is none of my business. But I come back here and I know when I turn my light off at night I did my best.” – Andrew Morton
“Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.” – Bill Bryson
“There’s no damn business like show business – you have to smile to keep from throwing up.” – Billie Holiday
“Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That’s the way it breaks down in my life.” – Bob Geldof
“The one thing a lifetime in the newspaper business teaches you is pace – you spend all your time trying to make sure that the reader’s going to finish what you’re writing.” – Carl Hiaasen
“I think, especially in our business we meet a lot of people, and sometimes you spend so much time being nice to strangers, and so, you know, keeping a clear head and just being nice to each other. And that”s all the advice I can give.” – Catherine Zeta-Jones
“I never set out to do this – getting to No. 1 in the ”New York Times” bestseller list wasn’t even a pipedream.” – E. L. James
“International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.” – Eric Ambler
“The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes from being corrected.” – G. K. Chesterton
“A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation.” – G. K. Chesterton
“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford
“It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by – Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics.” – Isaac Asimov
“Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” – Karl Marx
“I became an entrepreneur by mistake. Ever since then I’ve gone into business, not to make money, but because I think I can do it better than it’s been done elsewhere. And, quite often, just out of personal frustration about the way it’s been done by other people.” – Richard Branson
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