Business Quotes - Page 5

It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business
– Mahatma Gandhi

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
– Zig Ziglar

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

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.
– Laurence J. Peter

To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art
– Chinese Proverbs

I understand small business growth. I was one.
– George W. Bush

The secret to managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.
– Casey Stengel

There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.
– David Letterman

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
– Dale Carnegie

The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
– Andrew Carnegie

Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers – six if one went to Harvard.
– Edgar R. Fiedler

The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.
– Irving Berlin

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
– William Feather

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
– Al Boliska

The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
– Henry David Thoreau

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
– Fred Allen

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
– Thomas Carlyle

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
– John Greenleaf Whittier

The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues.
– Marcus Aurelius

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s
– Oscar Wilde