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A Collection of Quotes About Business

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas John Watson, Sr.

“The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Socrates Onassis

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” – Warren Buffett

“The golden rule for every business man is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place.” – Orison Swett Marden

“My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.” – Oscar Wilde

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.” – Harold Geneen

“The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.” – Roy L. Smith

“There’s no luck in business. There’s only drive, determination, and more drive.” – Sophie Kinsella

“A business is successful to the extent that it provides a product or service that contributes to happiness in all of its forms.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

“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.” – David Rockefeller

“In business, I’ve discovered that my purpose is to do my best to my utmost ability every day. That’s my standard. I learned early in my life that I had high standards.” – Donald Trump

“Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.” – Bill Gates

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker

“It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics.” – Ren Mulford Jr.

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford

“In business, sir, one has no friends, only correspondents.” – Alexandre Dumas

“The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.” – Brian Tracy

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.” – Criss Jami

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

“Let’s be honest. There’s not a business anywhere that is without problems. Business is complicated and imperfect. Every business everywhere is staffed with imperfect human beings and exists by providing a product or service to other imperfect human beings.” – Bob Parsons

“Business has only two functions marketing and innovation.” – Peter Drucker

“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.” – Elon Musk

“You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.” – Steve Jobs

“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc

“Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you’re in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.” – Sidney Sheldon

“The way to get started in business is to stop talking and just start doing!” – Bill Todd

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

“The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.” – Peter F. Drucker

“A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” – John D. Rockefeller

“Success in business does not depend on what you say, what you hear, what you feel, what you see. It depends on what you do.” – Selwyn D. Goodwin

“To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.” – J. Paul Getty

“We’re all working together; that’s the secret.” – Sam Walton

“Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.” – Jane Austen

“Love should be treated like a business deal, but every business deal has its own terms and its own currency. And in love, the currency is virtue. You love people not for what you do for them or what they do for you. You love them for the values, the virtues, which they have achieved in their own character.” – Ayn Rand

“In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.” – William Knudsen Jr

“If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” – Bertie Charles Forbes

“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.” – Bill Gates

“You can’t tax business. Business doesn’t pay taxes. It collects taxes.” – Ronald Reagan

“Business is not financial science, it’s about trading, buying and selling. It’s about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it.” – Anita Roddick

“If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.” – Simon Sinek

“Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you’re capable of if you don’t try.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” – Michael LeBoeuf

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves it s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton

“Many people dream about being an entrepreneur, starting their own business, working for themselves, and living the good life. Very few, however, will actually take the plunge and put everything they’ve got into being their own boss.” – Fabrizio Moreira

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton

“If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.” – John M. Gottman

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

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