Sensational Quotes for Smart People


Sensational Quotes about Business 


First Top-10 List of Sensational

Quotes about Business

#1 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

Everyone lives by selling something.
— Robert Louis Stevenson

#2 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

Business has only two basic functions — marketing and innovation.
— Peter Drucker

#3 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

Don't go to business school.
— Entrepreneur Paul Hawkin to aspiring entrepreneurs

#4 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

Business without profit is not business any more than a pickle is a candy.
— Charles F. Abbott

#5 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

To be a success in business, be daring, be first, be different.
— Marchant

#6 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

I think that maybe in every company today there is always at least one person who is going crazy slowly.
— Joseph Heller

#7 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

Ignorance and arrogance are the artist's and entrepreneur's indispensable allies. She must be clueless enough to have no
idea how difficult her enterprise is going to be — and cocky enough to believe she can pull it off anyway."
— Steven Pressfield

#8 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

My first six years in the business were hopeless. There are a lot of times when you sit and you say "Why am I doing this? I'll never make it. It's just not going to happen. I should go out and get a real job, and try to survive.
— George Lucas

#9 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

The business of America is business.
— Calvin Coolidge

#10 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Business

The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people.
— E. B. White

Second Top-Ten List of Sensational

Quotations about Business

#1 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

If you have too many problems, maybe you should get out of business. There is no law that says a company must last forever.
— Peter Drucker

#2 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
— Dick Cavett, in Playboy magazine, 1971

#3 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
— Laurence J. Peter

#4 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
— Arthur Pinero, 1893

#5 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

It is very vulgar to talk about one's own business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then only at dinner parties.
— Oscar Wilde

#6 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

Fools rush in where wise men fear to trade.
— Laurence J. Peter

#7 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business 

No business opportunity is ever lost. If you fumble it your competitor will find it.
— Unknown wise businessperson

#8 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

A market is a place set apart for men to deceive and get the better of one another.
— Anacharsis

#9 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
— Jean-Paul Kauffmann

#10 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Business

Business? It's quite simple: it's other people's money.
— Alexandre Dumas

 More Sensational Quotations about Business

and Businesspeople for Smart People 

Never give advice — sell it instead.
— Unknown Wise Person

Banking may well be a career from which no man really recovers.
— John Kenneth Galbraith 

If small money does not go out, big money will not come in.
— Chinese proverb

Creativity in business is coming up with an idea; innovation is getting off your butt and doing something about it.
— Unknown wise person

There are an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.
— Peter Drucker

In business, I loved cars. I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning. Only in America can you decide to get a good education and pursue what you like.
— Lee Iacocca

The fame of great men ought always to be estimated by the means used to acquire it.
— Unknown wise person

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.
— Andy Warhol

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, say, to life itself than this incessant business.
— Henry David Thoreau 

Having taught economics courses at private vocational schools and universities, I have always had a problem with GNP as a yardstick of prosperity. GNP is improved by increases in questionable activities such as consumption of cigarettes and the production of weapons. Moreover, a substantial increase in car accidents will favorably affect GNP [and apparently national prosperity] because more funerals, hospital visits, car repairs, and new car purchases will result.
— from
The Joy of Not Working by Ernie Zelinski

Prosperity Through The Joy of Not Working

If you want to sell 'em fish, sell 'em big fish. That's the secret
to success.
— Jack Solomons

People that pay for things never complain. It's the guy you give something to [for free] that you can't please.
— Will Rogers

I find that reading great retirement quotes at work help me make it throughout the day without having to think about suicide.
— Dave Erhard

You think your job is tough — try trading with Ernie Zelinski. His job is not working, and he's been doing it successfully for the last 14 years.
— Keiko Ohnuma, Business Writer, Oakland Tribune writing about the book
The Joy of Not Working and it's author

Prosperity Through The Joy of Not Working

What Is Your WOW Factor?
This applies to both the service
that you provide to the world
and the way you market it.
Make it edgy, make it snappy,
and make it punchy.
Even make it raunchy — but
make it different!
Real different!
— from Life's Secret Handbook by Ernie J. Zelinski

As a novelist, I tell stories, and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
— Martin Cruz Smith

Retirement has cured many businessman's ulcers — and given his wife one!
— Author Unknown

An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed, the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director (however bizarre an ambition this may seem to anyone who has seen the Managing Director face on).
— Katherine Whitehorn

Much of our American progress has been the product of the individual who had an idea; pursued it; fashioned it; tenaciously clung to it against all odds; and then produced it, sold it, and profited from it.
— Hubert H. Humphrey

The more unpredictable the world becomes, the more we rely on predictions.
— Steve Rivkin

There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate — when he can't afford it and when he can.
Mark Twain

This, then, is held to be the duty of the [American] man of wealth: First, to set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning display or extravagance; to provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent upon him; and, after doing so, to consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which he is called
upon to administer, and strictly bound as a matter of duty to administer in the manner which, in his judgment, is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results for the community — the man of wealth thus becoming the mere trustee and agent for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience and ability to administer, doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves.
— Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist and philanthropist

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
— Joseph Stalin

The factory of the future will only have two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
— Warren G. Bennis, University of California Professor, School of Business

Business is the art of extracting money from another man's pocket without resorting to violence.
— Max Amsterdam

Isn't it strange that the same people who laugh at gypsy fortune tellers take economists seriously?
— Unknown wise person

Everyone who does not work has a scheme that does.
— Unknown wise person


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You are only as rich as the enrichment you bring to the world around you.
— Rajesh Setty

The reason we do not have inflation or unemployment in Austria is, we've exported all our economists to the United States and Canada.
— Unknown wise Austrian diplomat

Management by objectives works if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
— Peter Drucker

The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine.
— George Bernard Shaw

Don't do business with anyone who has a history of suing people.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
— Honoré de Balzac

Part of the reason many gifted spiritual people have problems manifesting and expanding their life's mission is because they have a judgment towards advertising and marketing and so do not do enough of it. If they do, they do not know how to do it right; and they only do it some of the time, and only when they do not have clients. This creates a 'feast and famine' syndrome. How about having a constant flow of clients? Doesn't anyone want that?
— Shamala Tan

It is morally wrong to allow suckers to keep their money.
— "Canada Bill" Jones

He without benefit of scruples.
His fun and money soon quadruples.
— Ogden Nash

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
— Gustave Flaubert

I always wanted to excel. I never wanted to be common or ordinary.
— Rex Maughan, Forever Living Products

Any great accomplishment in the history of humanity has started with one small thought. We all have these thoughts. Few people do anything with theirs, however. What do you intend to do with yours?
— from
Look Ma, Life's Easy (An Inspirational Novel about How Ordinary People Attain Extraordinary Results)

It's no accident that capitalism has brought with it progress, not merely in production but also in knowledge. Egoism and competition are, alas, stronger forces than public spirit and sense of duty.
— Albert Einstein

In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
— Pauline Kael, U.S. Film Crtic

The shortest and best way to make your fortune is to let people see clearly that it is in their interests to promote yours.
— Jean de La Bruyére

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
— Fred Allen

The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
— Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus 38:25.

Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
— Samuel Johnson

No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or “get rich” in business by being a conformist.
— J Paul Getty

The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
— J. Enoch Powell

Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.
— Elizabeth Arden

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
— John Lahr

I have discovered the most exciting, the most arduous literary form of all, the most difficult to master, the most pregnant in curious possibilities. I mean the advertisement. . . . It is far easier to write ten passably effective Sonnets, good enough to take in the not too inquiring critic, than one effective advertisement that will take in a few thousand of the uncritical buying public.
— Aldous Huxley

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
— Zelda Fitzgerald

Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.
— Richard Branson

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
— Norman Douglas

The more products you have, the more likely you are to sell something.
— Scott Ginsberg

It is difficult but not impossible to conduct strictly honest business .... What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune.
— Moxandas K. Gandhi

Some people look for things that went wrong and try to fix them. I look for things that went right and try to build on them.
—Bob Stone

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
— Karl Marx

You are who you go to lunch with! Break bread with cool and you will become more cool. Conversely: break bread with dull and well, you can figure it out.
— Tom Peters

If you need to bring in a business partner, make sure your partner brings along some money.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but, disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
— Marshall McLuhan

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.
— Noel Coward

Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to to it.
— Andrew Young

When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves.
— Marshall McLuhan

Those who are different change the world.
Those who are ordinary do their best to keep it the way it is.
— Unknown wise person

If you are looking for a kindly, well-to-do older gentleman who is no longer interested in sex, take out an ad in The Wall Street Journal.
— Abigail Van Buren

There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
— Woody Allen

Every child should be placed on a doorstep to sell something. It's the best possible training for life.
— Robert Morley

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
— Donald Trump

Business is a good game — lots of competition and a minimum of rules. You keep score with money.
— Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari

Sell to people who drive Rolls Royces and you ride the subway. Sell to people who ride the subway and you drive Rolls Royces.
— Unknown wise business person

It's not enough to be the best at what you do. You must be perceived as the only one who does what you do.
— Jerry Garcia

If you aren't an authority on the product or service you're offering, get out of the business!
— Paul Hartunian

Do it big or stay in bed.
— Larry Kelly

Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.
— Josh Billings

Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn't sell much of anything.
— David Ogilvy

A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
— Henry Ford

If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace.
— Jim ohn

Fifteen Minutes of Notoriety Beats the Best Advertising Money Can Buy
— from Career Success Without a Real Job

Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
— Robert Louis Stevenson

Nothing sells by itself.
— Ellen Chodosh

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

He/she who has the best story wins!
In life!
In business!
The White House!
— Tom Peters

My son is now an “entrepreneur.” That's what you're called when you don't have a job.
— Ted Turner

I wanted to be an editor or a journalist. I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.
— Richard Branson

A Bit of Craziness Is Good for Business
— from Career Success Without a Real Job

I'd rather live precariously in my own office than comfortably in somebody else's.
— Peter Mayle

Real wealth equals ideas plus energy.
— Buckminster Fuller

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

Being in business is not about making money. It is a way to become who you are.
— Paul Hawken

It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business.
— Gertrude Stein

For every back there is a knife.
— Corporate proverb

Well, you know, I was a human being before I became a businessman.
— George Soros

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
— John D. Rockefeller

The wages of sin are unreported.
— Unknown wise person

Honor before profit; where practical.
— Gerald Barzan

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without sufficient capital to form a corporation.
— Howard Scott

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
— Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Under capitalism man exploits man. Under socialism the reverse is true.
— Polish Proverb

Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.
— Kin Hubbard

Tell me quick,
And tell me true;
Otherwise sir,
To hell with you.
— An Old Marketing Axiom

Don't become a slave to non-crucial matters.
— Robert J. Ringer

In all recorded history there has not been one economist who had to worry where the next meal would come from.
— Peter Drucker

A good business manager hires optimists as salesmen and pessimists to run the credit department.
— Unknown wise businessperson

If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
— George Bernard Shaw

If all economists were laid end to end, it would not be a bad idea.
— Unknown wise person

Corruption is simply business without scruples.
— Unknown wise businessperson

There is no kind of idleness by which we are so easily seduced as that which dignifies itself by the appearance of business.
— Samuel Johnson

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
— Andrew Young

An accountant is a man hired to explain that you didn't make the money you did.
— Anonymous

If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius — it wasn't a hype. If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype.
— Neil Bogart

The value of anything is not what you get paid for it, nor what cost to produce, but what you can get for it at an auction.
— Robert Rice

It is well known what a middle man is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.
— Benjamin Disraeli

Financial sense is knowing that certain men will promise to do certain things and fail.
— Edgar Watson Howe

If you see a snake, just kill it — don't appoint a committee on snakes.
— H. Ross Perot

Don't take a nickel, just hand them your business card.
— Richard M. Daley, advising on the safe enjoyment of graft

There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.
— Brooks Atkinson

There is little that can be said about most economic goods. A toothbrush does little but clean teeth. Aspirin does little but dull pain. Alcohol is important mostly for making people more or less drunk ... There being so little to be said, much is to be invented.
— John Kenneth Galbraith

Commercialism is doing well that which should not be done at all.
— Gore Vidal

In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ... in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties . . . Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
— Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle

A hustler is a man who will talk you into giving him a free ride and make it seem as if he is doing you a great favour.
— Bill Veeck

It comes down to that . . . business tactic: the guy that yells loudest is right.
— Irving Azoff

The business world worships mediocrity. Officially we revere free enterprise, initiative and individuality. Unofficially we fear it.
— George Lois, The Art of Advertising

The arms business is founded on human folly. That is why its depths will never be plumbed and why it will go on forever. All weapons are defensive and all spare parts are non-lethal. The plainest print cannot be read through a solid gold sovereign, or a ruble or a golden eagle.
— Sam Cummings

The most important actions are never comfortable.
 Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Work Week

The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
— John Kenneth Galbraith

Management: an activity or art where those who have not yet succeeded and those who have proved unsuccessful are led by those who have not yet failed.
— Paulsson Frenckner

Contract: an agreement that is binding on the weaker party.
— Frederick Sawyer

Here's the rule for bargains: `Do other men, for they would do you'. That's the true business precept.
— Charles Dickens

It is well known what a middle man is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.
— Benjamin Disraeli

Look, we trade every day out there with hustlers, deal-makers, shysters, con-men. That's the way businesses get started. That's the way this country was built.
— Hubert Allen

Financial sense is knowing that certain men will promise to do certain things and fail.
— Edgar Watson Howe

An actuary is someone who moved out of accountancy because he couldn't stand the excitement.
— Anonymous

The business of government is to keep the government out of business — that is, unless business needs government aid.
— Will Rogers

I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine!
— Senator Barry Goldwater

Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.
— Winston Churchill

A banker is a person who is willing to make a loan if you present sufficient evidence to show you don't need it.
— Herbert V. Prochnow

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

The rushed existence into which industrialized, commercialized man has precipitated himself is actually a good example of an inexpedient development caused entirely by competition between members of the same species. Human beings of today are attacked by so-called manager diseases, high blood pressure, renal atrophy, gastric ulcers, and torturing neuroses: they succumb to barbarism because they have no more time for cultural interests.
— Konrad Lorenz

Capital formation is shifting from the entrepreneur who invests in the future to the pension trustee who invests in the past.
— Peter Drucker

American business needs a lifting purpose greater than the struggle of materialism.
— Herbert Hoover

Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man's nobler faculties.
— Henry David Thoreau

Enthusiasm for conservation can be fashioned into a nasty weapon for those who dislike business on general principles.
— William F. Buckley, Jr.

Having served on various committees, I have drawn up a list of rules: Never arrive on time; this stamps you as a beginner. Don't say anything until the meeting is half over; this stamps you as wise. Be as vague as possible; this avoids irritating the others. When in doubt, suggest a subcommittee be appointed. Be the first to move for adjournment; this will make you popular; it's what e eryone is waiting for.
— Harry Chapman

It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
— Henry Steele Commager

I niver knew a pollytician to go wrong ontil he's been contaminated by contact with a business man.
— Finley Peter Dunne (Mr. Dooley)

In the modern world of business it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
— David M. Ogilvy

I do not dislike but I certainly have no especial respect or admiration for and no trust in, the typical big moneyed men of my country. I do not regard them as furnishing sound opinion as respects either foreign or domestic business.
— Theodore Roosevelt

Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work.
— Joseph Conrad

A man is known by the company he organizes.
— Ambrose Bierce

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.
— Ronald Reagan

You don't need a Harvard MBA to know that the bedroom and the boardroom are just two sides of the same ballgame.
— Stephen Fry

A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example. A manager may be tough and practical, squeezing out, while the going is good, the last ounce of profit and dividend, and may leave behind him an exhausted industry and a legacy of industrial hatred. A tough manager may never look outside his own factory walls or be conscious of his partnership in a wider world. I often wonder what strange cud such men sit chewing when their working days are over, and the accumulating riches of the mind have eluded them.
— Robert Menzies, Australian Liberal politician, prime minister

Every great man of business has got somewhere a touch of the idealist in him.
— Woodrow Wilson

In business, the earning of profit is something more than an incident of success. It is an essential condition of success. It is an essential condition of success because the continued absence of profit itself spells failure.
— Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Profitability is the sovereign criterion of the enterprise.
— Peter Drucker

Money-getters are the benefactors of our race. To them . . . are we indebted for our institutions of learning, and of art, our academies, colleges and churches.
— P. T. Barnum

Business succeeds rather better than the state in imposing its restraints upon individuals, because its imperatives are disguised as choices.
— Walton Hamilton

If the government was as afraid of disturbing the consumer as it is of disturbing business, this would be some democracy.
 — Kin Hubbard

The egalitarianism of the present tax structure is thought to be seriously dampening individual effort, initiative, and inspiration ... [it] destroys ambition, penalizes success, discourages investment to create new jobs, and may well turn a nation of risk-taking entrepreneurs into a nation of softies.
— Fred Maytag II

Nobody talks more of free enterprise and competition and of the best man winning than the man who inherited his father's store or farm.
— C. Wright Mills

Businessmen are notable for a peculiarly stalwart character, which enables them to enjoy without loss of self-reliance the benefits of tariffs, franchises, and even outright government subsidies.
— Herbert J. Muller

There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.
 Brooks Atkinson

There is little that can be said about most economic goods. A toothbrush does little but clean teeth. Aspirin does little but dull pain. Alcohol is important mostly for making people more or less drunk ... There being so little to be said, much is to be invented.
 John Kenneth Galbraith

Crime is a logical extension of the sort of behaviour that is often considered perfectly respectable in legitimate business.
— Robert Rice

Business needs more orders from customers and fewer from the government.
— Unknown Wise Person

Modern business has made buying easy, but paying is as hard as it ever was.
— Unknown Wise Person

Business is like a bicycle — when it isn't moving forward at a good speed it wobbles.
— Unknown Wise Person

A person or persons may decide to go into business, but the public decides whether or not a business stays in business.
— Unknown Wise Person

The customer's always right. The son-of-a-bitch is probably rich.
So smile with all your might.
— Noel Coward

The secret of business is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.
— Unknown Wise Person

Business will continue to go where invited and will remain where appreciated.
— Unknown Wise Person

The reason some folks can't mind their own business is because they have very little mind and no business.
— Unknown Wise Person

A shady business never produces a sunny life, or much prosperity.
— Unknown Wise Person

A businessman needs three umbrellas — one to leave at the office, one to leave at home, and one to leave on the train.
— Paul Dickson

Business is the only thing which can be dead and still have a chance to survive.
— Unknown Wise Person

People would be delighted to attend to their own business if the government would give it back to them.
— Unknown Wise Person

Anyone who thinks the customer isn't important should try doing without him for a period of ninety days.
— Unknown Wise Person

The best way to go into business is with high hopes and low overhead.
— Unknown Wise Person

A successful executive in business is the one who can delegate all the responsibility, shift all the blame, and appropriate all the credit.
— Unknown Wise Person

As to the idea that advertising motivates people, remember the Edsel.
—Peter Drucker

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
— Louis B. Mayer

He who has the habit of smiling at the cash register instead of the customer won't be smiling long.
— Unknown Wise Person

Business forecasters are uncertain about the future and hazy about the present.
— Unknown Wise Person

A shady business never produces a sunny life.
— Unknown wise person

Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete successful in business. Cheat.
— Ambrose Bierce

Business is like an automobile. It won't run itself, except downhill.
— Unknown Wise Person

Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
— Don Marquis

Think big, be big..
— Barry Minkow (former ZZZZ Best "Carpet King," who was sentenced to a 20-year prison sentence for securities fraud, conspiracy, and money laundering)

Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock.
— William Emerson

Business is the art of extracting money from another man's pocket without resorting to violence.
— Unknown Wise Person

Capitalism, communism . . . it's all garbage.
— Msistslav Rostropovich

Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
—Frank Zappa

Most people find that running a business is no trouble at all — as long as it's the other fellow's.
— Unknown Wise Person

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
— Thoreau

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
— Aristotle Onassis

Don't do anything you wouldn't be willing to explain on television.
— Arjay Miller

Dear, never forget one little point: It's my business. You just work here.
— Elizabeth Arden to her husband

Call upon a man of business during hours of business only to transact your business. Then go about your business and give him time to attend to his business.
— Unknown Wise Person

Whenever you're sitting across from some important person, always picture him sitting there in a suit of long underwear. That's the way I always operated in business.
— Joseph P Kennedy

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.
— Joseph E. Levine

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in the Universe that can shatter
dreams is the dreamer.
— from Life's Secret Handbook" by Ernie J.Zelinsk