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

Alcohol and drug addiction are problems, and we should use outside agencies that know the business.
Richard Daley

She is cool. It's good to have older friends in the business, because they've seen it and they've done it. A lot of madness they've gone through, you can relate to. It's cool being able to vent sometimes and have someone truly understand. [On Sharon Stone - Jane September 2004]
Christina Aguilera

If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
Michael Eisner

In this business, if you don`t have the capacity to step back and have some sort of relativity about things, you're screwed
Leonor Varela

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

Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing - a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
George Bernard Shaw

We made a plan at school to meet in her garage and kiss. It was like this little business deal. I kissed her and then I ran home (on his first girlfriend)
Brad Pitt

To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.
J P Getty

People tell me not to do a soap, but it was a great learning experience because I became familiar with the technical aspects of the business. Besides, look who came out of soaps - Julianne Moore, Demi Moore, Tommy Lee Jones, Parker Posey, Kathleen Turner. All amazing people.
Sarah Michelle Gellar

I know that my fans want to know who I'm sleeping with, but it's really none of their business.
Diana Ross

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

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

Of course we women gossip on occasion. But our appetite for it is not as avid as a mans. It is in the boys gyms, the college fraternity houses, the club locker rooms, the paneled offices of business that gossip reaches its luxuriant flower.
Phyllis McGinley

It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can;
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity
George Bernard Shaw

It really isn't anybody's business how many people we have working for us. What's offensive is that I'm portrayed as this prima donna with these sycophants telling me how great I am all the time. Yes, they do work for me, but we're working together for a higher good...
Demi Moore

Hiccups in the international business scene are not new to us.
Arthur Bryan

We didn't know how to run a business, but we had dreams and talent.
Ruth Handler

Business today consists in persuading crowds.
T S Eliot

The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business.
Lyndon Johnson

He's the one guy I can credit for making me think about marriage in a whole new light, because every guy I've had in my life has either lied or cheated me financially or business-wise, or taken advantaged of me. [On Jordan - Jane September 2004]
Christina Aguilera

When I started over 10 years ago, the business wasn't like it is today.
Vendela Kirsebom

The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis

You know criticism when you get into this business. You accept the bad with the good, the tabloids and the positive side of it.
Carmen Electra

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

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

My advice would be: if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't
X Factor

It was not until several weeks after he had decided to murder his wife that Dr Birkleigh took any active steps in the matter. Murder is a serious business (Malice Aforethought)
Francis Iles

I've had a pretty good trawl through this business. I don't see the bogeyman anywhere.
Michael Hitchcock

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

There are three things that you should spend you time doing: Marketing, marketing, marketing. It is the most important thing that someone growing a business should be doing. If you are not prepared to do that, then everything else is irrelevant
Emma Harrison

Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers
William Feather

Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud

No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.
Orison Swett Marden

Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
Sofia Coppola

The business of government is justice.
Woodrow Wilson

You can't run a business or anything else on a theory.
Harold Geneen

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

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
Tom Robbins

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

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

I've never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me I say, 'That's none of your business'. So that means I've never once lied about my age. Now that's true.
Calista Flockhart

The wireless segment is approximately 50 percent of our business we believe this is an industrywide phenomenon and that we are, in fact, maintaining if not gaining market share.
Antonio Perez

I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
Ralph Nader

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

What helps people, helps business.
Leo Burnett

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
Ayn Rand

In business, when things aren't working it's time to mix it up - The Apprentice
Donald Trump

Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends.
Sophie Tucker

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
Richard Branson



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