531 Greatest Quotes About Business
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night.
Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business.
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of the people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.
John F. Kennedy
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.
People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird's eye view and they don't create a systematic plan.
A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.
Rouse him, and learn the principle of his activity or inactivity. Force him to reveal himself, so as to find out his vulnerable spots.
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.
Chance favors the prepared mind. The more you practice, the luckier you become.
As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.
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.
Great results, can be achieved with small forces.
Great companies are built on great products.
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
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.
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.
A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.
I'm no longer an artist, I'm a business partner.
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
George Bernard Shaw
If you don't have time for the small things, you won't have time for the big things.
If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
All the things I love is what my business is all about.
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.
If people like you, they'll listen to you, but if they trust you, they'll do business with you.
Start a part-time business and make as many mistakes as you possibly can while you still have your daytime job.
Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.
I don't believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and then make them right.
who wishes to fight must first count the cost.
Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Every time you think you can’t do something... someone else thinks they can.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
If you don't understand the details of your business you are going to fail.
You don't want to be the best at what you do, you want to be the only one.
I'm always a fan of good business moves.
I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
to be successful, you have to be out there, you have to hit the ground running.
I think big business is a terrible thing for the spirit of the country, as our spirit is the best thing about us.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
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.