Business Quotes

It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
– Dale Dauten
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
– Max Depree
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
– Thomas A. Edison
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
– Thomas A. Edison
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
– T. S. Eliot
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.
– Charles W. Eliot
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
– William Feather
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.
– Edna Ferber
Our company is built on people-those who work for us, and those we do business with.
– Harvey S. Firestone
If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad. If you have time, don't wait for time.
– Ernst Fischer
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
– Jane Fonda
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
– B. C. Forbes
Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
– B. C. Forbes
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
– Henry Ford
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
– Henry Ford
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
– Henry Ford
I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.
– Henry Ford
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
What other people think about me is not my business.
– Michael J. Fox
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
– Benjamin Franklin