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They say that politics is show business for ugly people, but as I always crack, what would I know about that? I like a challenge
George Galloway

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

Every business is built on friendship.
J C Penney

And it's absolutely hypocritical for the political party that talks about states rights, to suddenly ignore states rights, that say that the federal government or federalism has no business in this kind of business.
Gary Ackerman

Someone asked me where my suit came from and I very nearly said: 'It's none of your business.' But people are interested now. [on winning a bafta, that mitchell and webb look was the most unfunny comedy in history]
David Mitchell

When I started in the business [acting], I was told that if I made it, I would not do so for a good many years, because of the physical and vocal type I am.
Thayer David

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

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan

Well, when you get into the business, what you have to realize is that signing autographs and getting 'bothered' is just part of the deal. It's not a bother to me at all. That's part of being an actor and that's something you have to realize before you ever get into this business. Your fans are the ones who get you everywhere in the world.
Zachary Ty Bryan

But I felt like Pablo Escobar felt like he was an honorable businessman. And when he killed people, I think he felt he did it because they were honorable. That they were liars and were trying to cheat him. I don't think he had a lot of respect for the politicians in Columbia at the time, so he had quite a lot of fun killing them.
Cliff Curtis

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

The business schools reward difficult complex behaviour more than simple behaviour, but simple behaviour is more effective.
Warren Buffett

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

It's a business. If I could make more money down in the zinc mines I'd be mining zinc.
Roger Maris

The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
Harold Geneen

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

My love life is nobody's business... if I give it to 40 million people to read, what do I have left when I go home? I'm protective of my personal life that way.
Julianna Margulies

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

At the time I was growing up in the business I was very well established within the industry as a child actor and as I grew up and turned into a teenager there was less and less work.
Morgan Brittany

Before I got in this business I was in the chicken business.
Chubby Checker

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

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

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

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 repeat, I made a good decision. Anyone who understands the rules of football must see that. In all this business, I have never doubted for a moment that I was right. Not for one moment. [On disallowing Campbell's goal]
Urs Meier

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 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

The difference between having a Labour government for business to having a Tory government has been fairly negligible.
Richard Branson

We as consumers will not tolerate a poor product or service, then why do we allow and in fact manage and lead a business that allows a less than tolerable product or service to exist?
Jonathon J Salomon

Drawing is many things all at once - it is a hobby, a pastime, a pursuit and of course a business as well.
Bill Griffith

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
Aristotle Onassis

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

Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
Van Morrison

Business has been so drab, all grey suits and cufflinks. But there's a whole new generation of entrepreneurs starting to make it fun.
Simon Woodroffe

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

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

Business, labour and civil society organisations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
Kofi Annan

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

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

My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffee houses - folk music - then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
David Crosby

Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
David Ogilvy

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

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

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 magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
Tom Peters

What helps people, helps business.
Leo Burnett

A person or business without friends is insolvent.
William Feather

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

I'm in the retail business, not the circus business.
Philip Green

Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
Malcolm Forbes



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