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
The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.
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
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.