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A-Z index list of business quotes

[A] Do you believe so much in Alan Sugar that you'd give your wage to charity? If not, you're fired! Also quotes from Body Shop founder Anita Roddick.

[B] Microsoft founder Bill Gates thought 637Kb was all the memory you'd ever need. Tell that to my PC! Also quotes from Barclays Capital chief Bob Diamond, who could certainly afford a few!

[C] If you're an investment banker, you might be familiar with Charles Schwab and some other famous 'C' business people. If you buy birthday cards, you might be familiar with Clinton Lewin.

[D] Watched The Apprentice USA? Then you might be a fan of Donald Trump, the property billionaire. If you watch Dragons Den and are after business angel funding, then Doug Richard the technology entrepreneur might be a name you've encountered!

[E] Estee Lauder will be a familiar name if you're a fan of make up and things fragrant. British entrepreneur Emma Harrison is another successful businesswoman in this category.

[F] Fred Goodwin is in this category; if you work for RBS he's your boss. Cable chief Francesco Caio is also an 'F' business man.

[G] G's include fashion designer Gianni Versace - check out his page for a stylish quote. He famously said his jewellery was crap, but what of his quotes? Find out about Gerald Ratner

[H] Henry Ford II quotes, and other famous 'H' business people like high tech entrepreneur Hermann Hauser

[I] Ivan Massow, an entrepreneur, is in this category, whilst Iain Kirkwood is a business chief executive.

[J] The famous and successful businessman Jack Welch is a famous 'J' along with many other successful business people; whilst Jeff Randall is a journalist who talks about business.

[K] Ken Morrison of supermarket Morrisons fame is in this business section, whilst cricket fans will be familiar with the name Kerry Packer.

[L] Larry Page co-founder of internet phenomenon Google takes his place in this section, as does steel billionaries and Britain's richest man Lakshmi Mittal.

[M] Remember Martha Lane Fox, from a (last) minute ago? Mervyn King is a familiar name as Governor of the Bank of England.

[N] Nicola Horlick the so-called wonder woman of business is in this section. Rogue trader Nick Leeson was famous for bringing down Barings Bank.

[O] Oh no! No famous business O's!

[P] Philip Green, often pictured with his cigar, is the owner of BHS and pretty successful by any measure of wealth. Newspaper editor Piers Morgan knows a bit about business, too.

[Q] On cue, there is no famous 'Q'.

[R] We were going to list Rachel Elnaugh, but then she had to sell up, so we've decided to fly high with Richard Branson, the owner of trains, planes and... mobile phones. Also Rudy Giuliani former mayor of the city that never sleeps, New York.

[S] Sergey Brin makes up the Google team. Now that was one business you'd have liked to buy into when they said 'we have an idea!' Also Marks and Spencers executive Stuart Rose

[T] Tony Robbins, the motivational speaker, is a famous businessman, is he your cup of 'T'? Tim Campbell became famous for winning business TV show The Apprentice.

[U] Alas, no famous 'U' business people... nothing to see here folks, move along...

[V] Victor Kiam is a famous American businessman in this category. Val Gooding is boss at health care company BUPA.

[W] Warren Buffett is one of famous 'W's on offer in this business section. Also chewing gum entrepreneur William Wrigley Jnr a household name for many!

[X] Know any famous businessmen or women with a name starting with 'X'? That's your challenge for today...

[Y] Why - there appear to be no famous 'Y's in this section

[Z] Zig Ziglar is a name that trips off the tongue, and closes our business section

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