Quotations About Business
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Virginibus puerisque, 1881
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice it.
Thoughts on Various Subjects, 1727
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
The Devil's Dictionary
Commerce, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of C, and for compensation B picks the pocket of D of money belonging to E.
The Cynic's World Book, 1906
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Business @ the Speed of Thought
Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.
Steuart Henderson Britt
The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.
Hire character. Train skill.
I don't pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
Professionalism is a frame of mind, not a paycheck.