Quotes: business

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  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
  • Alfred P. Sloan
    Alfred P. Sloan
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    I wanted to be a columnist so badly that I took a huge pay cut to leave Forbes, which wouldn't give me a column, and join Newsday, which wanted my column for its Sunday business section.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    I was once ask if a big business man ever reached his objective. I replied that if a man ever reached his objective he was not a big business man.
  • Kim Basinger
    Kim Basinger
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    I work in a strange business, and trust is a word that's not even in the vocabulary.
  • R. Geis
    R. Geis
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    I wouldn't mind dying - it's the business of having to stay dead that scares the shit out of me.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
  • George Burns
    George Burns
    American Comedy Actor 1896-1996
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    I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the last one left.
  • Aaron Eckhart
    Aaron Eckhart
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    I've been working for many years and I think I've managed to work with some of the best people in the business, which has been rewarding and an apprenticeship.
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren Buffett
    American investment entrepreneur 1930-
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    If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles F. Kettering
    American inventor 1876-1958
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    If a fellow wants to be a nobody in the business world, let him neglect sending the mail man to somebody on his behalf.
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
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    If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
  • Fran Tarkenton
    Fran Tarkenton
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    If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    If I love you, what business is it of yours?