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When things have an effect on those around you, then in some ways it is your business even if it doesn't affect you directly.
Henry Green

If a man with a business brain like Richard Branson's felt the girls should take their clothes off, I knew it must be a winner [on the success of his nightclub]
Peter Stringfellow

The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
Margaret Mitchell

If you are looking for a small slice of power then you could do worse than get involved in business.
Garet Garrett

Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
Zig Ziglar

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D Rockefeller

The language and concepts contained herein are guaranteed not to cause eternal torment in the place where the guy with the horns and pointed stick conducts his business
Frank Zappa

We mean by 'politics' the people's business - the most important business there is.
Adlai E Stevenson

Thirty-five years in show business and already nobody remembers me. Just like what's his name, and whos-its, and you know, that guy, who always wore a shirt.
Krusty The Klown

When I started eBay, it was a hobby, an experiment to see if people could use the Internet to be empowered through access to an efficient market. I actually wasn't thinking about it in terms of a social impact. It was really about helping people connect around a sphere of interest so they could do business
Pierre Omidyar

Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business.
Leo Burnett

I have been asked whether it is strange when a big story and big business for you is tragedy or ill fortune for someone else; but the fact is that is how many things in life work sadly.
Mary Hart

There are three reasons to be in business. To make money, to have fun - and to make money
Theo Paphitis

I'm an introvert at heart... And show business - even though I've loved it so much - has always been hard for me.
Roy Rogers

The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.
Raymond Chandler

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them.
J P Getty

To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to do business with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust.
George Ross

Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
J P Getty

The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart
John Morley

The computing business is actually very competitive as there are large sums at stake on all sides.
Rob Glaser

The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault.
Ty Cobb

If the power goes out, business stops... whether you sell roses or you're a big manufacturer. [Are flowers petrol powered now then?]
Eric Johnston

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
John H Patterson

The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.
Michael Moore

When you first get started in this business all the attention is flattering but you soon get used to it.
Guy Berryman

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Anthony Robbins

The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you
Charles Dickens

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
Harold Geneen

We mean by 'politics' the people's business - the most important business there is.
Adlai Stevenson

The car business is a lot like football. In football, you have to win once a week. In the car business, you have to win every day.
Tom Dempsey

I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business.
Chester A Arthur

Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America.
Christina Aguilera

All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler

Soloing is serious business, because you can be seriously dead.
John Bachar

A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
Amos Bronson Alcott

The master looks sharpest to his own business
Phaedrus

What helps people, helps business.
Leo Burnett

All business sagacity reduces itself in the last analysis to judicious use of sabotage.
Thorstein Veblen

Young lawyers attend the courts not because they have business there but because they have no business anywhere else.
Washington Irving

For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
T S Eliot

Business today consists in persuading crowds
Gerald Stanley Lee

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
Hosea Ballou

Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Henry Ford

I don't consider stardom to be anything related with me. I hope that the only way this business will ever change me will be (giving me) a good life.
Jennifer Love Hewitt

I like to tell people that all of our products and business will go through three phases. There's vision, patience, and execution.
Steve Ballmer

Cricket must be the only business where you can make more money in one day than you can in three.
Pat Gibson

I'm not some blonde bimbo. I want to be a successful businesswoman.
Sarah Harding

Generally, it's very difficult to get established in the music business in any era.
Peter Asher

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Abraham Lincoln

Taxes, social security and health care are a heavy burden on emerging and growing businesses.
John Evans



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