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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.

John D. Rockefeller

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

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
Mark Wahlberg

If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I've failed.

Margot Robbie

When you look at movies, the lead girl is always gorgeous and thin. There is a stereotype that you need to look a certain way and when you get in the business you really feel the pressure.

The older supermodels sometimes don't agree with the fact there is a new generation of models. We're not saying we're supermodels. I'd rather people look at us as businesspeople, and, yes, modeling is our business right now, but we're not trying to take anybody's spot, and we're not trying to discredit the past.

Thurgood Marshall

If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.

Lonliness
Hank Williams

If anybody in my business knew as much about their business as the public did, they'd be all right!

Robin Williams

Carpe per diem - seize the check.

Travis Scott

My mom worked for Apple, and my dad owned his own business.

Andrew Carnegie

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

Khalil Gibran

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

Elton John

The whole point of being in this business and being blessed and being successful is that you're able to do things for your friends or your family, which means that they can have something special in their lives, too.

It's not hard to get your way when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a temper tantrum. I'm just very black and white when it comes to my business. There's really no gray area.

Susan Wojcicki

Google is a business that gets paid when users want to see - want to click on - the ad. If we show ads that no one wants to see, we don't generate revenue.

Calvin Coolidge

The business of America is 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.

William Wordsworth

When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign is solitude.

William Blake

I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.

Lee Iacocca

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.

Peter Drucker

Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him breakfast. Bring him to school. Pick him up. Prepare his lunch. I spend the afternoon with him.

Bill Gates

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.

Jared Kushner

I always thought, 'Will I go into the business, or will I not go into the business?' But when my father got arrested, I really didn't have a choice. I was the oldest son, and it was something that had to be done.

Sundar Pichai

We do have business relationships; we do licensing relationships, and people want to use Google services on top of Android. But in theory, you can use Android without Google.

Walt Disney

A man should never neglect his family for business.

Elon Musk

It's OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.

Jeff Bezos

I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate.

Facebook, Google, YouTube, even Snapchat are clamping down on conservatives. It's the DNC and Big Tech colluding. That is the government colluding with big business. That is not America, that's not the West - that is Communism, and it's morally wrong.

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Selena Gomez

My happiness is not dictated on this business. Once I realized that, everything kind of changed.

Ivana Trump

I'm a lady, and I run my business with dignity. I don't need to be tough. You get nowhere screaming.

Frank Sinatra

For my money, Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business. He excites me when I watch him. He moves me. He's the singer who gets across what the composer has in mind, and probably a little more.

Warren Buffett

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.

Gertrude Stein

It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business.

Jeff Bezos

The common question that gets asked in business is, 'why?' That's a good question, but an equally valid question is, 'why not?'

After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn't ask for and which we couldn't afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs.

Mark Zuckerberg

I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.