Your company's business is your business. Read on for some quotes and famous company quotations & sayings to understand the concept behind it all.

Business Quotes

Business men are portrayed as shrewd and tasteless in movies and fiction. Rarely are they shown as light and fun loving individuals. To an extent, these representations are true. Business is an act of selling in order to make profits. And it isn't wrong to assume that businessmen love money over other things and financial integrity is the most valued thing among them. Business is the prime power in the world and its influence is always beyond politics because it is wealth that makes a country powerful. Read these business quotes to know more about business and its importance.

And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.

- Walt Whitman

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

- John Greenleaf Whittier

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.

- Helen Keller

Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.

- Herbert Hoover

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

- Tom Robbins

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

- Nelson Mandela

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.

- The Unbearable Lightness of Being , Milan Kundera

Thank you. I would like to say something truthful about Robert. He knows who he is and has a sense of humor about it. It's a hard business. And to have things happen that are bad and have to go through it with everybody asking you questions about it all day long is tough.

- Val Kilmer

Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.

- Charles Barkley

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.

- B. C. Forbes

A shady business never yields a sunny life.

- B. C. Forbes

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.

- Henry David Thoreau

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.

- B. C. Forbes

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

- Henry David Thoreau

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

- Charlie Chaplin

The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's.

- George Michael

A man should never neglect his family for business.

- Walt Disney

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

- Walt Disney

I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment.

- Walt Disney

The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.

- Titus

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.

- Thomas Hardy

Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

- Clara Barton

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

- Ezra Pound

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.

- Larry King

A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.

- David Ogilvy

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything.

- David Ogilvy

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.

- David Ogilvy

What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.

- Confessions of an Advertising Man , David Ogilvy

When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. When you turn your back, you've lost her.

- Estee Lauder

I really don't remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.

- Cleopatra

I've made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I've mostly been successful.

- Eddie Murphy

Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.

- Stevie Wonder

Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?

- Steve Jobs

I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.

- Steve Jobs

It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.

- Steve Jobs

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.

- Steve Jobs

Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.

- Marlene Dietrich

I was once ask if a big business man ever reached his objective. I replied that if a man ever reached his objective he was not a big business man.

- Charles M. Schwab

Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.

- Margaret Sanger

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