Business - Quotes & Sayings

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We talked about some of our experiences, focusing, hanging together down the stretch, important games. It's not necessarily who has the most talent but what team sticks together and executes their fundamentals the best.

Tony Dungy

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

Steve Jobs

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.

Leonardo da Vinci

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Andy Warhol

A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.

Michael LeBoeuf

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

Edward Gibbon

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

Bill Gates

If people like you, they'll listen to you, but if they trust you, they'll do business with you.

Zig Ziglar

We're all working together; that's the secret.

Sam Walton

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.

Milan Kundera

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.

W. Clement Stone

Your mindset matters. It affects everything - from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being.

Peter Diamandis

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

Hillary Clinton

There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.

Oscar De La Hoya

Business is all about the customer: what the customer wants and what they get. Generally, every customer wants a product or service that solves their problem, worth their money, and is delivered with amazing customer service.

Fabrizio Moreira

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

Thomas Paine

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.

Helen Keller

Networking has been cited as the number one unwritten rule of success in business. Who you know really impacts what you know.

Sallie Krawcheck

Details create the big picture.

Sanford I. Weill

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

Jeff Bezos

The biggest hurdle is rejection. Any business you start, be ready for it. The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is the successful people do all the things the unsuccessful people don't want to do. When 10 doors are slammed in your face, go to door number 11 enthusiastically, with a smile on your face.

John Paul DeJoria

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.

Walt Disney

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.

Henry Ford

As far as this business of solitary confinement goes, the most important thing for survival is communication with someone, even if it's only a wave or a wink, a tap on the wall, or to have a guy put his thumb up. It makes all the difference.

John McCain

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.

John McCain

Joy is the serious business of Heaven.

C. S. Lewis

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.

Vladimir Putin

Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development to content marketing to sales to customer service.

John Rampton

You can't be successful in business without taking risks. It's really that simple.

Adena Friedman

It doesn't matter whether you are pursuing success in business, sports, the arts, or life in general: The bridge between wishing and accomplishing is discipline.

Harvey Mackay

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss.

Lee Iacocca

When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.

Elon Musk

The best way to look at any business is from the standpoint of the clients.

Jamie Dimon

I have learned the hard way to mind my business, without judging who people are and what they do. I am more troubled by the lack of space being provided for the truth to unfold. Humans cannot seem to wait for or honor the truth. Instead, we make it up based on who we believe people should or should not be.

Iyanla Vanzant

When you're young, you look at television and think, there's a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that's not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want.

Steve Jobs

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.

Tom Peters

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

Henry Ford

Information technology is at the core of how you do your business and how your business model itself evolves.

Satya Nadella

Finding good partners is the key to success in anything: in business, in marriage and, especially, in investing.

Robert Kiyosaki

I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate.

Jeff Bezos

Overcoming fear is the first step to success for entrepreneurs. The winners all exemplify that, and the hard work and commitment they have shown underlines what is needed to set up a business.

Richard Branson

Many people dream about being an entrepreneur, starting their own business, working for themselves, and living the good life. Very few, however, will actually take the plunge and put everything they've got into being their own boss.

Fabrizio Moreira

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Confucius

Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage. Making critical decisions about your career, business, investments and other resources conjures up fear, fear that is part of the process of becoming a financial success.

Thomas J. Stanley