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Quotations on Business - Quotations and Proverbs on Business

  1. Business is religion, and religion is business. The man who does not make a business of his religion has a religious life of no force, and the man who does not make a religion of his business has a business life of no character. – Maltbie Babcock
  2. Business is like oil. It won’t mix with anything but business. – J. Graham
  3. Business is other people’s money. – Madame De Girardin
  4. Business to-day consists in persuading crowds. – Gerald Stanley Lee
  5. Business should be like religion and science; it should know neither love nor hate. – Samuel Butler
  6. When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to grow so that you can skin them again. – Nikita Khrushchev
  7. The nature of business is swindling. – August Bebel
  8. That which is everybody’s business is nobody’s business. – Izaak Walton
  9. Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article. – P. D. Armour
  10. Call on a business man at business times only, and on business, transact your business and go about your business in order to give him time to finish his business. – Wellington
  11. It is not the crook in modern business that we fear, but the honest man who does not know what he is doing. – Owen D. Young
  12. The business of government is to keep the government out of business- that is, unless business needs government aid. – Will Rogers
  13. Business has only two basic functions- marketing and innovation. – Peter Drucker
  14. To be a success in business, be daring, be first, be different. – Marchant
  15. Every great man of business has got somewhere a touch of the idealist in him. – Woodrow Wilson
  16. I have always thought it would be easier to redeem a man steeped in vice and crime than a greedy, narrow-minded, pitiless merchant. – Albert Camus
  17. Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man’s nobler faculties. – Henry David Thoreau
  18. Profitability is the sovereign criterion of the enterprise. – Peter Drucker
  19. Business without profit is not business any more than a pickle is a candy. – Charles F. Abbott
  20. As what is everybody’s business is nobody’s business, so what is everybody’s interest is nobody’s interest. – Henry George

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