Business Quotes (2135)

Quotes and citations about business

I walked out of the show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family. It took me some time to decide but I wanted to spend more time with my wife and two daughters who were always beside me. I wanted to do everything I could for them... view

By: Pete Best

When you are in this business and this career, it's hard for any one thing to engulf you... view

By: Nuno Bettencourt

This free will business is a bit terrifying anyway. It's almost pleasanter to obey, and make the most of it... view

By: Ugo Betti

Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable... view

By: Aneurin Bevan

There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward... view

By: Jeff Bezos

We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business... view

By: Jeff Bezos

Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions, or bad decisions, and haven't been good role models. To be someone that people look up to is important to me... view

By: Justin Bieber

I'm not going to give up doing interesting things. I'm going to do it as long as I possibly can and hopefully have longevity in this business... view

By: Jessica Biel

You've got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection... view

By: Jessica Biel

The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling... view

By: Ambrose Bierce

Our health care system is the finest in the world, but we still have too many uninsured Americans, too high prices for prescription drugs, and too many frivolous lawsuits driving our physicians out of state or out of business... view

By: Judy Biggert

That's a rule in the business. No tongue. You can't really get into it, otherwise, it's weird. I think that particular scene made his (Adam Brody) girlfriend jealous. There were issues... view

By: Rachel Bilson

The opera always loses money. That's as it should be. Opera has no business making money... view

By: Rudolf Bing

Acting is a tough business, and you need to be in good shape mentally and physically... view

By: Juliette Binoche

I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave... view

By: Jacqueline Bisset

This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America... view

By: Jacqueline Bisset

Thanks to farm subsidies, the fine collaboration between agribusiness and Congress, soy, corn and cattle became king. And chicken soon joined them on the throne. It was during this period that the cycle of dietary and planetary destruction began, the thing we're only realizing just now... view

By: Mark Bittman

The sad thing is, when it comes to diet, is that even when well-intentioned Feds try to do right by us, they fail. Either they're outvoted by puppets of agribusiness, or they are puppets of agribusiness... view

By: Mark Bittman

I can imagine that Rod Stewart likes giving autographs because he's pure showbusiness... view

By: Ritchie Blackmore

Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars... view

By: Kenneth Blackwell

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy... view

By: Rod Blagojevich

If you can run one business well, you can run any business well... view

By: Alan Bleasdale

I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career... view

By: Orlando Bloom

I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers... view

By: Michael Bloomberg

When business executives are making the artistic decisions and don't understand animation, things can go awry... view

By: Don Bluth

The only one that seems to be able to hold the business is Disney. They do it is because they have a fabulous philosophy about marketing- but even they wavered... view

By: Don Bluth

We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything... view

By: Don Bluth

You just can't keep pouring money down an endless hole and never recoup any of it. It's got to be a business... view

By: Don Bluth

Well, as a former small businessperson - I understand what's going on, I think in the business community. And businesspeople around the country are looking at all the spending and all the debt. They're looking at all the policies coming out of this Congress and this administration the last two years, and they - it's created all this uncertainty... view

By: John Boehner

Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan... view

By: John Boehner

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office... view

By: John Boehner

Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington... view

By: John Boehner

If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong, either with you or with your business... view

By: William J. H. Boetcker

The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice... view

By: Hassanal Bolkiah

Slater's a big star and he's been in the business a long time. He's always in a good mood and easygoing but he takes his character very seriously... view

By: Uwe Boll

Someone told me there was a publisher that could find a good home for my songs, but I didn't want to give up my pursuit of a career in the business as an artist... view

By: Michael Bolton

Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago... view

By: Erma Bombeck

War is the business of barbarians... view

By: Napoleon Bonaparte

It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy... view

By: Christopher Bond

According to the Small Business Administration, more than 70 percent of all family businesses do not survive through the second generation, and 8 percent do not make it to a third... view

By: Kit Bond