Business quotes and quotations
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
The chief business of the American people is business.
It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?
Henry David Thoreau
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly.
If you're a business professional, you should know that an online MBA degree can position you to move up into high-level leadership roles without sacrifing a lot of time.
There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.
My candle burns at both its ends;
It will not last the night;
But oh, my foes, and oh, my friends --
It gives a lovely light.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity.
Sydney Biddle Barrows
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing we ought to do, we have no time for anything else- we are the busiest people in the world.
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman.
David M. Ogilvy
At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Whom are you?' he asked, for he had attended business college.
Good design can't fix broken business models.
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
You never really hear the truth from your subordinates until after 10 in the evening.
A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.
To succeed as a team is to hold all of the members accountable for their expertise.
To fill the hour -- that is happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Designing your product for monetization first, and people second will probably leave you with neither.