Good quotes about Business: Some of the best great quotes about Business

Good quotes about Business: Some of the best great quotes about Business

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it. – Lord Acton

I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money. – Lord Acton

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results. – Scott Adams

Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart. – Scott Adams

Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats. – Howard Aiken

The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark. – Jack Anderson

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, ‘Don’t you want to have a normal job and a normal family?’ I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act. – Jennifer Aniston

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill. – Edward Appleton

Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn’t look up. Well, maybe once. – Isaac Asimov

We don’t have a monopoly. We have market share. There’s a difference. – Steve Ballmer

What we’ve gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question ‘Can we trust Microsoft?’ – Steve Ballmer

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. – Henry Ward Beecher

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. – Alexander Graham Bell

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

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second. – Jeff Bezos

The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. – Ambrose Bierce

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility. – Ambrose Bierce

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease. – Josh Billings

Learning is about more than simply acquiring new knowledge and insights; it is also crucial to unlearn old knowledge that has outlive its relevance. Thus, forgetting is probably at least as important as learning. – Gary Ryan Blair

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

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror. – Al Boliska

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

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder. – James H. Boren

It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. – Tom Brokaw

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. – Tom Brokaw

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. – Les Brown

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. – Robert Browning

Our favourite holding period is forever. – Warren Buffett

Take care of those who work for you and you’ll float to greatness on their achievements. – H. S. M. Burns

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. – Thomas Carlyle

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. – Thomas Carlyle

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. – Dale Carnegie

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. – Andrew Carnegie

Here is the prime condition of success: Concentrate your energy, thought and capital exclusively upon the business in which you are engaged. Having begun on one line, resolve to fight it out on that line, to lead in it, adopt every improvement, have the best machinery, and know the most about it. – Andrew Carnegie

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time! – Coco Chanel

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. – Winston Churchill

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

I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me. – John Cleese

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. – Confucius

Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics. – Mason Cooley

Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country. – Norman Cousins

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. – Stephen Covey

A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships. – Stephen Covey

Funny, but after trading for more than 15 years, I still am capable of forgetting a cardinal rule: The paper you own, in the end, will be intertwined with the fate of the 30-year bond. – Jim Cramer

It’s time to reappreciate the original software: paper. – Dale Dauten

It’s called a pen. It’s like a printer, hooked straight to my brain. – Dale Dauten

A meeting moves at the speed of the slowest mind in the room. In other words, all but one participant will be bored, all but one mind underused. – Dale Dauten

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. – W. Edwards Deming

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. – Peter F. Drucker

Business, that’s easily defined – it’s other people’s money. – Peter F. Drucker

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. – Peter F. Drucker

Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done. – Peter F. Drucker

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. – Thomas A. Edison

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something. – Thomas A. Edison

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax. – Albert Einstein

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. – Evan Esar

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don’t lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won’t stand up either. – Evan Esar

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it. – William Feather

Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers – six if one went to Harvard. – Edgar R. Fiedler

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass. – Edgar R. Fiedler

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers. – Edgar R. Fiedler

If you have to forecast, forecast often. – Edgar R. Fiedler

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them. – Jane Fonda

Real riches are the riches possessed inside. – B. C. Forbes

If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business. – B. C. Forbes

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. – Henry Ford

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. – Henry Ford

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. – Henry Ford

Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to. – Harry Emerson Fosdick

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. – Benjamin Franklin

In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. – Benjamin Franklin

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. – Harold S. Geneen

If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars. – J. Paul Getty

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. – J. Paul Getty

I buy when other people are selling. – J. Paul Getty

If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem. – J. Paul Getty

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities. – Edward Gibbon

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work. – Kahlil Gibran

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. – Arnold H. Glasow

One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. – Arnold H. Glasow

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. – Napoleon Hill

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. – Napoleon Hill

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