Business Quotes

Never argue with a profit.
- Jeff Rich
Exchange ideas frequently.
- James Cash Penney
Good design is good business.
- Ian Schrager
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So little done, so much to do.
- Cecil Rhodes
Business is in itself a power.
- Garet Garrett
What helps people, helps business.
- Leo Burnett
The business of America is business.
- Calvin Coolidge
I buy when other people are selling.
- J. Paul Getty
Joy is the serious business of Heaven.
- C. S. Lewis
Time is money in the shipping business.
- Ander Crenshaw
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If you fire people, you fire customers.
- Ferdinand Piech
A manager doesn't hear the cheers.
- Alvin Dark
My father told me, never have partners.
- Howard Hughes
If you have to forecast, forecast often.
- Edgar Fiedler
Business is a combination of war and sport.
- Andre Maurois
A shady business never yields a sunny life.
- B. C. Forbes
All lasting business is built on friendship.
- Alfred A. Montapert
Great companies are built on great products.
- Elon Musk
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'm not in the business of warning people.
- John Bercow
Business can be a source of progressive change.
- Jerry Greenfield
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
- Edward Appleton
If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative.
- David Ogilvy
The business model of racing is not a pretty one.
- Jeff Gordon
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
- Edward Gibbon
The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife.
- David Ogilvy
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
- Kin Hubbard
Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
- Don Marquis
It's safe to say headphones is a good business.
- DJ Khaled
Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.
- Bill Gates
Without our customers, we don't have a business.
- Leanne Caret
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
- Andre Malraux
I am in the business of exploring crazy possibilities.
- John Lithgow
We would rather have our employees running our business.
- James Sinegal
My life is devoted to business and supporting my family.
- Colonel Sanders
I love the business of business; I love the risk raking.
- Felix Dennis
You cannot run a business, or anything else, on a theory.
- Harold S. Geneen
I am going to enjoy some other things apart from business.
- Jack Ma
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
- Charles Baudelaire
When you're eight years old nothing is your business.
- Lenny Bruce
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford
The challenge of the retail business is the human condition.
- Howard Schultz
The business of second chances is everybody's business.
- Greg Boyle
Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.
- Dave Barry
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
- J. Paul Getty
Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.
- John Ray
Know the business; you need to know the business side of things.
- Brian McKnight
I don't think it's a good idea to plan to sell a company.
- Elon Musk
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
- Aristotle Onassis
A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality.
- Donatella Versace
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
- George Washington
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
What's bad, boring, and barely read all over? Business writing.
- Jason Fried
Not every business cycle has a financial crisis. Frequently they do.
- Kenneth Arrow
I'm a pitchman, my business comes from the pitch, nothing else.
- Billy Mays
For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.
- Karl Liebknecht
Looking for love is tricky business, like whipping a carousel horse.
- George Cukor
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
Blogging can generate a great deal of traffic to your online business.
- Fabrizio Moreira
In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Put a love note in his shaving kit before he leaves on a business trip.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
As a business person, I want the world to share the prosperity together.
- Jack Ma
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred Allen
I like to act. Every other aspect of show business I find uninteresting.
- J. K. Simmons
No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.
- Bill Terry
I think it's being thrown at the wolves, we call it in our business.
- Dick Van Dyke
If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.
- Charles Kettering
When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.
- James H. Boren
The worlds of art, philanthropy, and business are absolutely intertwined.
- Jorge M. Perez
A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.
- B. C. Forbes
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
- Andy Warhol
In the business world, bad news is usually good news - for somebody else.
- James Surowiecki
A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
- Arnold H. Glasow
A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin
Being beautiful is not so fun when you're in a business with all men.
- Lady Gaga
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
- B. C. Forbes
Science should always be in the business of attempting to disprove itself.
- Ben Stein
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
- An Wang
The best way to look at any business is from the standpoint of the clients.
- Jamie Dimon
Business is all about risk taking and managing uncertainties and turbulence.
- Gautam Adani
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller
The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.
- Aaron Burr
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
- Benjamin Jowett
The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- D. H. Lawrence
The keystone of successful business is cooperation. Friction retards progress.
- James Cash Penney
My basic strategy is to stick to my core business and to my area of expertise.
- Henry Sy
Cutting prices or putting things on sale is not sustainable business strategy.
- Howard Schultz
It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten
A bankruptcy judge can fix your balance sheet, but he cannot fix your company.
- Gordon Bethune
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
- Henry Ford
The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
- Edgar Fiedler
The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.
- Brian Tracy
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
If you don't understand the details of your business you are going to fail.
- Jeff Bezos
Reduced marginal tax rates on individuals and business fosters growth every time.
- Lawrence Kudlow
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
- John D. Rockefeller
I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
- Billie Holiday
People can talk all they want; that doesn't affect how I go about my business.
- Colin Kaepernick
First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people.
- Leo Rosten
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln
The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
- Jack Anderson
Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
- David Ogilvy
Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.
- Benjamin Franklin
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
- John Steinbeck
I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate.
- Jeff Bezos
If I've learned anything in this business, it's that you have to be fearless.
- Jody Watley

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