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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.

Dave Barry

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

Jeff Bezos

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

Honoré de Balzac

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Steve Martin

Comedy may be big business but it isn't pretty.

Lee Iacocca

Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it.

Walt Disney

A man should never neglect his family for business.

Chevy Chase

I just went into this business for laughs. I guess I don't mind being an actor so much now.

Calvin Coolidge

Advertising is the life of trade.

Kevin Smith

We decided to approach IAM after a rigorous search across the industry. They have exactly the combination of history, people and performance to bring critical mass to our fund of hedge funds business.

Robert Browning

White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.

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.

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Walt Whitman

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

Lee Iacocca

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.

Erma Bombeck

Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.

Dwight L. Moody

Give me a man who says this one thing I do, and not those fifty things I dabble in.

Walt Disney

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

James Baldwin

The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the venture of his adopted land.

Henry Ford

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.

Larry King

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

Elton John

And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life.

Steve Martin

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

T. S. Eliot

Business today consists in persuading crowds.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation.

Reese Witherspoon

Confidence is everything in this business.

Charlie Chaplin

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.

Charles Baudelaire

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.

Dave Barry

Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes.

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.

Quentin Tarantino

It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Billie Jean King

When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.

Lee Iacocca

The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.

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.

Hank Williams

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

Peter Drucker

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.

Baltasar Gracian

To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.

Edgar Watson Howe

Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time.

Khalil Gibran

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

Zig Ziglar

Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.

Pamela Anderson

And I'm not an actress. I don't think I am an actress. I think I've created a brand and a business.

Zig Ziglar

People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

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.

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

Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Peter Drucker

The purpose of a business is to create a customer.

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.

Walt Disney

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

Benjamin Disraeli

My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.

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?'

Nelson Mandela

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

Helen Keller

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

William Wordsworth

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.

Erma Bombeck

How come anything you buy will go on sale next week?

Henry Ford

I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.

Elon Musk

When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Ronald Reagan

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.

Kayleigh McEnany

Neither an almost $35 million Mueller investigation, ending in an exonerating report, nor a sham impeachment effort could deter Trump from moving forward with the business of the American people.

The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking. You're encouraged to behave like a little gear in a complex machine. Frankly, it allows you to keep people who aren't that smart, who aren't that creative.

Sarah Paulson

My choices in life have been unconventional, and that's my business. But I do want to live responsibly and truthfully without hiding.

Jeff Bezos

If you don't understand the details of your business you are going to fail.

It's time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in Washington. To help build a new foundation for the 21st century, we need to reform our government so that it is more efficient, more transparent, and more creative. That will demand new thinking and a new sense of responsibility for every dollar that is spent.

Eddie Van Halen

I never dreamt of being a musician for my livelihood. I certainly never would have wanted to be in the business that I'm in, meaning the fame and the glory, the glitter, the rock star, the famous part.

Jeff Bezos

We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business.

Diana Rigg

I've been in the business 60 years, and it's taken me this long to play a scene with a monkey. That's what happens if you stick around.

Jimmy Butler

You get traded. It happens. It's part of the business.

C. S. Lewis

Joy is the serious business of Heaven.

Elon Musk

Great companies are built on great products.

Kamala Harris

I do not believe that government should be in the business of telling women what they should do with their bodies.

Elon Musk

I don't think it's a good idea to plan to sell a company.

Donald Trump

I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business.

If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help... Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.

Elon Musk

You need to be in the position where it is the cost of the fuel that actually matters and not the cost of building the rocket in the first place.

We have rights in America. In tandem with those rights, we have responsibility. Whatever type of journalist we are, whether it be in the entertainment business, or as professional journalists, we always have the consequences of the way we present fact and information.

Elon Musk

I don't create companies for the sake of creating companies, but to get things done.

Rafael Nadal

Hard courts are very negative for the body. I know the sport is a business and creating these courts is easier than clay or grass, but I am 100 per cent sure it is wrong.

When I got out of school, I didn't really understand the differences in the different aspects of the business. For example, doing a play - where does that take you versus, you know, concentrating on independent films? You might have one thing in your head, but the things you're doing don't really lead down the right road, necessarily.

Rafael Nadal

I am lucky because my family are comfortably off. My father has his own glass business.

Family Luck

California has a special relationship with the Internet. Many of the core technologies that power the Internet were invented here. Many of the most successful online entrepreneurs and content creators - in business, the arts, and countless other endeavors - got their start here.

Elon Musk

The odds of me coming into the rocket business, not knowing anything about rockets, not having ever built anything, I mean, I would have to be insane if I thought the odds were in my favor.

Lily Collins

I grew up knowing the pros and cons of the business and knowing what comes with pursuing what you love in terms of being in the public eye. I also grew up among people that were considered celebrities and people that people admired.

I think the high-tech industry is used to developing new things very quickly. It's the Silicon Valley way of doing business: You either move very quickly and you work hard to improve your product technology, or you get destroyed by some other company.

Mike Pence

You know, Hoosiers recognize pork when we see it. And they recognize what bailing out every failing business in America means - We're burying generations under a mountain range of debt.

Automotive franchise laws were put in place decades ago to prevent a manufacturer from unfairly opening stores in direct competition with an existing franchise dealer that had already invested time, money and effort to open and promote their business.

Elon Musk

Silicon Valley has some of the smartest engineers and technology business people in the world.

Mike Pence

If Planned Parenthood wants to be involved in providing counseling services and HIV testing, they ought not be in the business of providing abortions.

Elon Musk

Starting a business is not for everyone. Starting a business - I'd say, number one is have a high pain threshold.

We want to make it clear that Indiana's open for business. We want to make it clear that Hoosier hospitality is not a slogan, it's our way of life. It's the reason why people come here from around the world and they come back again and again. Because Hoosiers are the kindest, most generous, most decent people in the world.

In the case of Apple, they did originally do production internally, but then along came unbelievably good outsourced manufacturing from companies like Foxconn. We don't have that in the rocket business. There's no Foxconn in the rocket business.

I have the right temperament. I have the right leadership. I've built an incredible company. I went to a great school. I came out - I built an incredible company. I wrote the number one selling business book of all time: 'Trump: The Art of the Deal.'

Elon Musk

Stationary storage will be as big as the car business long term. The growth rate will probably be several times what it is for the car business.