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Profit Quotes

To be precise, profit is nothing but the benefit one derives out of a particular endeavor. However the term has more of an economic connotation, and is thereby defined as the positive gains of an individual, organization or a business firm minus the cost incurred by the firm in the business operation. One can say that profit is the end result or sole motive of any business, social or personal investment made. Feel the essence of the term ‘profit’ that can alone motivate the utilization of all available human and natural resources, by going through the famous benefit quotations and sayings.

Adolf Hitler

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

Thomas Hobbes

In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Wilson Mizner

If you count all your assets you always show a profit.

Jesus Christ

For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?

Lisa Bonet

I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.

Salvador Dali

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

Walter Scott

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

Thomas More

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

Walter Scott

If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.

Thomas Hobbes

Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.

Henry Miller

Madness is tonic and invigorating. It makes the sane more sane. The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.

Warren Buffett

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.

Calvin Coolidge

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.

Male actors get into production, share profit, and they don't take money at times but are involved in some capacity which is economical and resourceful. These things suit them; as they have made a place for themselves, they have command over the box office.


Poets wish to profit or to please.

Chris Cornell

Companies figured out that the easiest way to make money was to reissue records that the accounting department had paid for years ago and already made a profit.

Taika Waititi

Basically, the big studios and companies distributing your movie just take a big cut of profit for making posters.

Bernie Sanders

In 2008, Goldman Sachs only paid 1.1 percent of its income in taxes even though it earned a profit of $2.3 billion and received an almost $800 billion from the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury Department.


From the 1970s, there has been a significant change in the U.S. economy, as planners, private and state, shifted it toward financialization and the offshoring of production, driven in part by the declining rate of profit in domestic manufacturing.