The Vault Of Financial Motivational Quotes
Words of Wisdom from Greatest And Most Inspiring Leaders On The Planet
A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.
A group or an artist shouldn’t get his money until his boss gets his.
About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
All lasting business is built on friendship.
Alfred A. Montapert
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.
Laurence J. Peter
An economist’s guess is liable to be as good as anybody else’s.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
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.
As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers – six if one went to Harvard.
Edgar R. Fiedler
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Business is a combination of war and sport.
Business is in itself a power.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
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
Business, that’s easily defined – it’s other people’s money.
Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
Carpe per diem – seize the check.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don’t lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won’t stand up either.
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
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
Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.
Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
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.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible.
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.
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.
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beecher
Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities.
For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is ‘take-home pay’ because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
Charles A. Jaffe
Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
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
Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
I buy when other people are selling.
J. Paul Getty
I don’t think meals have any business being deductible. I’m for separation of calories and corporations.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love.
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Henry David Thoreau
I want to put a ding in the universe.
I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, ‘Don’t you want to have a normal job and a normal family?’ I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
I’ve never felt like I was in the cookie business. I’ve always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion.
George Bernard Shaw
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
If you aren’t playing well, the game isn’t as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid.
Thomas J. Watson
If you can build a business up big enough, it’s respectable.
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
B. C. Forbes
If you have to forecast, forecast often.
Edgar R. Fiedler
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
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
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
Harold S. Geneen
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
Inside every working anarchy, there’s an Old Boy Network.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
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.
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
It’s called a pen. It’s like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
It’s not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.
Thomas A. Edison
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It’s all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.
Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.
So little done, so much to do.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.