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Every business is built on friendship.
J C Penney

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

Iím a businesswoman in public and a total slut in the bedroom.
Jenny McCarthy

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

I was very pleased with the way Monty Panesar went about his business. From the word go he seemed to be right on the spot and bowled with a lot of control.
Duncan Fletcher

Capital isn't so important in business. Experience isn't so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
Harvey Firestone

There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.
David Letterman

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
Charlie Chaplin

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

The one great principle of the English law is, to make business for itself.
Charles Dickens

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

In the publishing business you have to learn to greet failure with the same handshake as you would success.
Eddie Bell

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

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

How to succeed in business without really trying (title of book)
Shepherd Mead

'The whole of this unfortunate business', said Dr Lyster, 'has been the result of Pride and Prejudice' [Cecilia]
Fanny Burney

I think you need a really strong businessperson running the state, a person who's used to turning negatives into positives, which is what happens in business. [On California]
Mike Curb

We are in a results business, so Stuart Pearce being a jolly old boy won't keep me in a job.
Stuart Pearce

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

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

I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service.
Richard Bach

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

I like Mr Gorbachev, we can do business together.
Margaret Thatcher

I think "immoral" is probably the wrong word to use... I prefer the word "unethical." [on his style of business]
Ivan Boesky

Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Wendell Phillips

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

"There are two reasons why I'm in show business, and I'm standing on both of them."
Betty Grable

Everyone tells me it's impossible. But they said that about starting
my own business. I'm not smart, but I'm totally inspired to do this.
Beri Smither

There's a subterranean impetus towards pornography so powerful that half the business world is juiced by the sort of half sex that one finds in advertisements.
Norman Mailer

Ecommerce is changing the world of business, and how we think about doing business. As ever the small businesses have made the most of the technology whilst the big businesses, even now, are usually very poor in the online market.
Anonymous

If this was a normal business I'd fire her [he did - on Karen in Make me a Million]
Ivan Massow

The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
Henry Ford

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

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

My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Business is not financial science, it's about trading... buying and selling. It's about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it.
Anita Roddick

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

Believe in yourself, never give up and go about your business with passion drive and enthusiasm.
Peter Jones

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

Most of my relationships were people in the business. Having said that, me and Tim don't really talk that much about work. He comes into my bit of the house every so often to vent but we don't really have very high, cultured conversations.
Helena Bonham Carter

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

If you are a complete perfectionist, then the truth is that this ice skating business will drive you a little crazy!
Dorothy Hamill

Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
Steve Allen

Most true artists care about music as a pure, passionate art form, but can get caught in the trap of the business. Which, sadly, has now become more important than the artist or even the music itself.
Rosanna Arquette

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

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.
Larry King

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
Henry Ford

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

It would bother me to lose a title, but business is business and I want the biggest fights and the most money.
Joe Calzaghe



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