Business Quotes

In the fast-paced and ever-evolving landscape of entrepreneurship and commerce, the power of words often holds the key to success. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business professional, or simply seeking motivation for your daily work, you’ve come to the right place. “Business Quotes” is your one-stop destination for a curated collection of insightful, motivational, and thought-provoking quotes from renowned business leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries.

In this digital repository of wisdom, you’ll find pearls of wisdom that can light up your entrepreneurial journey, provide valuable insights, or simply offer a dose of motivation when the going gets tough. Our carefully selected quotes cover a wide range of topics, from leadership and innovation to perseverance and success strategies. Feel free to explore, be inspired, and share these quotes with your colleagues, friends, or followers. You can even copy them, place them on images, or enhance them with stylish fonts to create your own visual inspirations. Discover the wisdom that has shaped the business world, and let it guide you on your path to success. Enjoy the journey!

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Paul Tournier

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. Fred Allen

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with. Paula Abdul

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. Arnold H. Glasow

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility. Ambrose Bierce

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. Jeff Bezos

An economist’s guess is liable to be as good as anybody else’s. Will Rogers

Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats. Howard Aiken

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country. Thomas Jefferson

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon. David Ogilvy

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. Abraham Lincoln

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less. Andre Malraux

One’s mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do. A. C. Benson

Industry is fortune’s right hand, and frugality its left. John Ray

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. Jack Welch

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun. Don Marquis

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves. Herbert Hoover

I want to put a ding in the universe. Steve Jobs

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. Peter Drucker

Every few seconds it changes – up an eighth, down an eighth – it’s like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million. Ted Turner

There was a point in the late ’90s where all the graduating M.B.A.’s wanted to start companies in Silicon Valley, and for the most part they were not actually qualified to do it. Marc Andreessen

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you’re playing by somebody else’s rules, while quietly playing by your own. Michael Korda

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities. Walter Scott

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. Robert H. Schuller

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. Max de Pree

In business or in life, don’t follow the wagon tracks too closely. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were – to the very last minute – a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. Dwight D. Eisenhower

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today. Laurence J. Peter

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon. Winston Churchill

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures. Tom Peters

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work. Khalil Gibran

So little done, so much to do. Cecil Rhodes

It’s OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket. Elon Musk

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities. Edward Gibbon

Word of mouth is the best medium of all. William Bernbach

We’re all working together; that’s the secret. Sam Walton

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch. Tim Berners-Lee

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana. Bill Gates

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects. Alexis de Tocqueville

Details create the big picture. Sanford I. Weill

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority. William Arthur Ward

Never argue with a profit. Jeff Rich

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. Andy Warhol

A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause. Rose Kennedy

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect. W. Clement Stone

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. Thomas A. Edison

Business is a combination of war and sport. Andre Maurois

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. W. Edwards Deming

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. J. Paul Getty

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight. Henry R. Luce

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on. Walter Lippmann

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something. Thomas A. Edison

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. Tom Peters

People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. Peter Drucker

It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by – Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics. Isaac Asimov

First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people. Leo Rosten

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. Evan Esar

Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers – six if one went to Harvard. Edgar Fiedler

The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking. You’re encouraged to behave like a little gear in a complex machine. Frankly, it allows you to keep people who aren’t that smart, who aren’t that creative. Elon Musk

When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge. Robert Kiyosaki

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth. John Greenleaf Whittier

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader. Tacitus

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. Kin Hubbard

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. Henry Ford

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. Theodore Isaac Rubin

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. Steve Jobs

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. Napoleon Hill

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. Niccolo Machiavelli

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. Gary Ryan Blair

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie

If you fire people, you fire customers. Ferdinand Piech

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them. Benjamin Jowett

People will buy anything that is ‘one to a customer.’ Sinclair Lewis

It’s called a pen. It’s like a printer, hooked straight to my brain. Dale Dauten

I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love. Tiger Woods

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them. Jane Fonda

Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work. Warren Bennis

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results. Scott Adams

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money. Walt Disney

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. Robert Orben

It’s not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts. Will Rogers

If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem. J. Paul Getty

I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money. John Dalberg-Acton

Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people. Mary Kay Ash

The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players. Blaine Lee

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder. James H. Boren

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit. Andrew Carnegie

If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it. Charles Kettering

Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything. John Kenneth Galbraith

It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. Tom Brokaw

If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion. Elon Musk

Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to. Harry Emerson Fosdick

I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me. John Cleese

We need to become good citizens in the global village, instead of competing. What are we competing for – to drive more cars, eat more steaks? That will destroy the world. Yuan T. Lee

If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative. David Ogilvy

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. Confucius

An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it. Dee Hock

Anton Usov
Anton Usov
I am Anton Usov, an educator with a passion for quotes that resonate with the human experience. Over many years, I have curated a collection that reflects wisdom and emotions across time. Join me in exploring the power of words to inspire and enlighten our paths.
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