Quotes: business

Quotes 106 till 120 of 301.

  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what's said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.

    Source: The Life and Public Service of Abraham Lincoln (1865) by Henry J. Raymond

  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
    Zig Ziglar
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    If people like you, they'll listen to you, but if they trust you, they'll do business with you.
  • Stephen Covey
    Stephen Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen Covey
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    If there's one thing that's certain in business, it's uncertainty.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
    H. Ross Perot
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    If we decide to take this level of business creating ability nationwide, we'll all be plucking chickens for a living.
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury
    American science-fiction writer 1920-
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    If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.
  • Richard Branson
    Richard Branson
    English business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1950-
    Richard Branson
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    If you can run one business well, you can run any business well.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    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.
  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    American businessman
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    If you don't do it with excellence, don't do it at all! Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there?
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    If you don't drive your business you will be driven out of business.
  • Bernard Meltzer
    Bernard Meltzer
    American professor 1914-
    Bernard Meltzer
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    If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
  • Adam Carolla
    Adam Carolla
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    If you want to have a good life, you should focus on your family, on your business, on your dog, on your fun, and you'll have a good life.
  • Ray Kroc
    Ray Kroc
    American businessman, founder McDonalds 1902-1984
    Ray Kroc
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    If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
  • Ray Kroc
    Ray Kroc
    American businessman, founder McDonalds 1902-1984
    Ray Kroc
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    In business for yourself, not by yourself.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
    Harold S. Geneen
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    In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.