Quotes in business

Too many people think only of their own profit. But business opportunity seldom knocks on the door of self-centered people. No customer ever goes to a store merely to please the storekeeper.

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

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.

Some people read business books looking for confirmation. I read them in search of disquiet. Confirmation is cheap, easy and ineffective. Restlessness and the scientific method, on the other hand, create a culture of testing and inquiry that can't help but push you forward.

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There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey.

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You never really hear the truth from your subordinates until after 10 in the evening.

I think the biggest single thing that causes difficulty in the business world is the short-term view. We become obsessed with it. But it forces bad decisions.

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No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.

Good design can't fix broken business models.

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You cannot be a success in any business without believing that it is the greatest business in the world... You have to put your heart in the business and the business in your heart.