Quotes: business

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  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    An expensive arms race, under cover of the military metaphysic, and in a paranoid atmosphere of fright, is an economically attractive business. To many utopian capitalists, it has become the Business Way of American Life.
    Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    And, of course, you have the commercials where savvy businesspeople Get Ahead by using their MacIntosh computers to create the ultimate American business product: a really sharp-looking report.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    Any operating system without a browser is going to be fucking out of business. Should we improve our product, or go out of business?
    Source: In Search of the Real Bill Gates, Time (20 October 2005)
  • Carly Fiorina
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    Any work that's worth doing has its challenges as well as its opportunities. That's true if you're running a business, it's true if you're trying to help on a campaign.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.
  • Ben Horowitz
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    As a company gets big, the information that informs decision-making gets massive. Depending upon the prism through which you view the business, your perspective will vary. If two people are in charge, this variance will cause conflict and delay.
  • Blake Mycoskie
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    As entrepreneurs, we often get pressured into hiring an industry executive. While it's good to hire people with experience, it can also be a stumbling block because they think about the business the same way everyone else does.
  • Bobby Sherman
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    As far as show business, it's the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans.
  • Brad Stone
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    As we have seen again and again, when Amazon doesn't get the economic conditions from suppliers that it seeks, it simply goes its own way. In the book business, that has meant publishing its own titles under the various Kindle imprints. Now it's making diapers.
  • Bill Kreutzmann
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    At first I missed it, but it was the amazing energy thing that happened during shows, when a lot of people were like Yay Yay Yeah! I missed that for a while. But I don't miss the regular and the business side of that whole thing.
  • Buddy Hackett
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    At the Sahara, the seats are banked and most of the audience is looking down at the stage. Everybody in the business knows: Up for singers, down for comics. The people want to idealize a singer. They want to feel superior to a comic. You're trying to make them laugh. They can't laugh at someone they're looking up to.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition. He that sinks under the fatigue of getting wealth, lulls his age with the milder business of saving it.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
  • J.M. Coetzee
    J.M. Coetzee
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    Being a father ... I can't help feeling that, by comparison with being a mother, being a father is a rather abstract business.
    Source: In ongenade (1999)
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    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.