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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.

Charlie McDowell

My parents are in the business - they're actors - so I kind of grew up on a film set, which was a funny place to grow up.

Martin Kove

Certainly in the movie business there are bullies all over - bullies in the distribution business, exhibition business, production. Fine-tuning adult bullying is different. When a bully is an adult, it's a whole different set of colors.

Bullying
Vasyl Lomachenko

Nowadays, it's not more about the sport; it's about the business. All the boxers became businessmen, not boxers. They look just to get the money, not the glory.

Jared Kushner

I ran my own business when I was 19, buying condos and renovating apartment buildings.

Catherine the Great

I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all.

Meg Ryan

I've been in this business for years and I'm still befuddled by the ways of this town.

Aaron Burr

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.

If you're watching a film on your television, is it no longer a film because you're not watching it in a theatre? If you watch a TV show on your iPad, is it no longer a TV show? The device and the length are irrelevant; the labels are useless, except perhaps to agents and managers and lawyers, who use these labels to conduct business deals.

Mukesh Ambani

I am personally a big believer that technology is the biggest driver of human development, and if you can use technology to benefit people, then that's the best business you can have.

Josh Brolin

The next couple of jobs will determine, at least from a business point of view, if I'm a guy who's actually the real thing or I'm a guy who's had a nice moment.

We love making movies. We got into the business to make movies. At the end of the day, whether you're doing a low budget film or a big budget film, you want it to do well and you want people to see it. That's the whole point. You want to put some kind of message in it.

I think everybody has their own way of looking at their lives as some kind of pilgrimage. Some people will see their role as a pilgrim in terms of setting up a fine family, or establishing a business inheritance. Everyone's got their own definition.

John D. Rockefeller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

Raul Julia

Just the fact that I've lived more, and I'm not concerned about when I am going to get my next job anymore. This business is free-lance and it's not a steady job. Younger, I would have been more preoccupied with myself.

Andrew 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.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Jeff Bezos

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

From the moment I got to Hollywood, I've always felt like I never really got to do what I wanted to do. In general, artists feel that you're never really allowed to accomplish what you would like to accomplish because there's just so much of this system that gets in the way; the business gets in the way of the art.

Dustin Diamond

I've been in this business so long, it just doesn't faze me. I know what's going to happen before it happens.

Robert Redford

People are becoming more and more aware of how the dominance of development and business is altering their lives and, in particular, their own heritage.

People Heritage
Kaley Cuoco

James Garner was a gift to our business and an example of honesty and pure class. It was an honor to have worked beside him and receive his bear hugs every day.

Tiger Woods

I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.

Andy Warhol

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Steve Martin

I've got to keep breathing. It'll be my worst business mistake if I don't.

Warren G. Bennis

Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.

Franklin P. Jones

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.

Billy Beane

The bottom line is that any business should be a meritocracy. The best and brightest. Period.

Selena

Music is not a very stable business. It comes and it goes, and so does money, but your education stays with you for the rest of your life. When you have that education, and you have nothing to fall back on, you can get a get a job anywhere.

Nick Jonas

Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you - that's how I view it, because I try to see the positive in things.

David Graeber

It's a difficult business, creating a new, alternative civilization.

Gary Oldman

What other people think of me is none of my business.

Bill Gates

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

Stephen Breyer

And the problem is once you get into this campaign business and begin to have a lot of money, then the person on the bench begins to think - what's going to happen if I decide the case this way or that way?

Bradley Cooper

If you're a single man and you happen to be in this business, you're deemed a player. But I don't see myself as a ladies' man.

The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all considered, one would not normally choose to go. But we go where the business is.

Ethan Hawke

It was never in my dreams to make my personal life anybody else's business.

Life Dreams
Jeanie Buss

The way my dad set things up was for me to oversee the business side and for my brother to oversee the basketball side. I know my dad felt that was a good system, and that's the system we're trying to make work.

In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population.

Calvin Coolidge

Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.

Laurence J. Peter

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.

Steve Jobs

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

Bob Woodward

There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.

Jared Kushner

Growing up, around the dinner table my father and I didn't talk sports. We talked business.

Preity Zinta

I'm glad I made business investments, because it gave me the confidence financially to make brave choices. If I hadn't done that, I'd still have been trying to play 19-year-olds in films. I know there are other avenues for me.

Burt Reynolds

To be successful in business, you have to be ruthless.

Andy Warhol

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Mark Twain

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Hank Williams

In this business, if you're a success, there's some folks who actually worship you. I have been to some places where it's impossible to walk across the stage without having the major portion of my outfit torn off for souvenirs.

Success
Peter Drucker

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.

As far as this business of solitary confinement goes, the most important thing for survival is communication with someone, even if it's only a wave or a wink, a tap on the wall, or to have a guy put his thumb up. It makes all the difference.

Jennifer Garner

Well, you can't be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there's going to be a flip side to it.

Success
Rupert Murdoch

The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.

Stephen Curry

We knew sports was important to us and our family, but there are priorities in life.Obviously, faith is foremost; how we did in school is important. If we didn't handle that business then there were no privileges.

Roger Ailes

Giving up your core business in search of a phantom audience is not wise.

Adam Smith

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.

Dinner
Neil Gorsuch

Judges should be in the business of declaring what the law is using the traditional tools of interpretation, rather than pronouncing the law as they might wish it to be in light of their own political views.

Mark Wahlberg

I've always wanted to be in the health and wellness business. I try to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.

Warren Buffett

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.

Eric Trump

Business, unfortunately, isn't all sunshine and lollipops.

It's not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism effort. We've gotta cast the net broader than that. But I think it's a - very special tribute that we all owe to the bravery and courage of the men and women in the intelligence and military business who performed so well to finally get it done.

David Letterman

There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.

I'm not going to dinner with somebody who eats like a bird, nor do I want to eat like a bird. But its weird: In our business, I'm a size 2 and considered curvy. Its important to remind young women, 'Listen, even skinny girls have cellulite, even Halle Berry has cellulite, and what you see in photos isn't totally real.'

Dale Carnegie

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.

Marla Maples

He works his business and manipulates and keeps himself in front of the world.

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

Film is a much lonelier process than theatre. You really don't have any rehearsal time in film. You don't shape it together... with theatre, there is a complete kind of family atmosphere. The sociable side of this business is the theatrical side, it really isn't the film side.

Michael J. Fox

I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God's business.

Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging.

Kendall Jenner

You can't take anything personally in this business. Follow your dreams, but there is a lot of criticism. You have to brush it off. Everybody is looking for something different.

Dreams
Ron Howard

It was always my dream to be a director. A lot of it had to do with controlling my own destiny, because as a young actor you feel at everyone's disposal. But I wanted to become a leader in the business.

The idea that you can create a template that will work forever doesn't happen in any business. There's some really, really bright people in this business. You can't do the same thing the same way and be successful for a long period of time.

Reese Witherspoon

Confidence is everything in this business.

Rupert Murdoch

If the head man in a company is not working 12 hours a day, doing things, taking risks, but also standing with his people in the trenches at the most difficult of times, then the company loses something.

The 9-9-9 plan would resuscitate this economy because it replaces the outdated tax code that allows politicians to pick winners and losers, and to provide favors in the form of tax breaks, special exemptions and loopholes. It simplifies the code dramatically: 9% business flat tax, 9% personal flat tax, 9% sales tax.

Kyra Sedgwick

Ultimately, you know, I'm a grown-up, I've been in this business a long time. I've got kids. I've got to do my stuff. But I also need to keep it there so I can bring it up again the next day at work or whatever.

I've had those periods in my career when I was sitting around waiting for a phone call and had an agent who was doing the same thing rather than going out there to shake the bushes looking for a job for me. It's a frustrating game, that's the downside of this business - the rejection.

Mark Cuban

Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don't do it.

Roger Ailes

Fox News has a very-high-income audience, and I think that any business channel automatically draws that. We're not gonna reach for a lower financial demographic.

Ayn Rand

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.

Peter Drucker

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.

Dave Barry

Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.

Warren G. Bennis

Learning in a face-to-face human community, as humans have evolved to do over hundreds of thousands of years, may always be the ideal - especially in an endeavor that is as relationship-driven as business.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.

Elon Musk

Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time. Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.

Jeff Bezos

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.

Steve Jobs

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

Billy Beane

When I first came into baseball, people didn't want to hear that a team was a business. But it is. And the better the business is run, the healthier the team on the field is going to be.

Tupac Shakur

There's nobody in the business strong enough to scare me.

Bradley Cooper

Personally, I've made myself a very small window of what I enjoy in this business, which is I love being a big part of the storytelling process.

Kellyanne Conway

I've been in a very male-dominated business for decades. I found, particularly early on, that there's plenty of room for passion, but there's very little room for emotion.

Tiger Woods

For many my behavior has been a major disappointment, my behavior has caused considerable worry to my business partners, and everyone involved in my business, but most importantly to the young people we influence, I apologize.

I think everybody has their own way of looking at their lives as some kind of pilgrimage. Some people will see their role as a pilgrim in terms of setting up a fine family, or establishing a business inheritance. Everyone's got their own definition. Mine, I suppose, is to know myself.

Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Elon Musk

If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.

I strongly believe that missionaries make better products. They care more. For a missionary, it's not just about the business. There has to be a business, and the business has to make sense, but that's not why you do it. You do it because you have something meaningful that motivates you.

Elisabeth Shue

I did 'The Karate Kid,' then I just went back to college. I didn't know how much money it made and I didn't have a publicist. I didn't have any sense of the business part of it.

George Soros

Law has become a business. Health care has become a business. Unfortunately, politics has also become a business. That really undermines society.

I used to be focused on being the dopest rapper in the game, and then once that became what I was, I wanted something different, and I wanted to become the best businessman in the game. I wanted to learn how to master the business like I mastered the rap.

H. P. Lovecraft

I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.

Dreams