Quotes: business

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  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    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.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
  • Mel Brooks
    Mel Brooks
    American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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    I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
  • Vash Young
    Vash Young
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    I have always noticed that a man who gives the most for the money, gets the most business.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
  • Marshall Field
    Marshall Field
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    I have tried to make all my acts and commercial moves the result of definite consideration and sound judgment. There were never any great ventures or risks. I practiced honest, slow-growing business methods, and tried to back them with energy and good system.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I know, of course, how important it is not to keep a business engagement, if one wants to retain any sense of the beauty of life.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    I must create a system or be enslaved by another man s; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
  • H. P. Lovecraft
    H. P. Lovecraft
    American writer 1890-1937
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    I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.

  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    I said something which gave you to think I hated cats. But gad, sir, I am one of the most fanatical cat lovers in the business. If you hate them, I may learn to hate you. If your allergies hate them, I will tolerate the situation to the best of my ability.
  • Gertrude Stein
    Gertrude Stein
    American author 1874-1946
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    I simply contend that the middle-class ideal which demands that people be affectionate, respectable, honest and content, that they avoid excitements and cultivate serenity is the ideal that appeals to me, it is in short the ideal of affectionate family life, of honorable business methods.