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" Business is a battlefield. You need to be able to go to battle with your team members. Like the military. Know them, trust them, and know who you're working with. "
" Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money. "
" When reporters are in the business of obtaining hard facts that service the free flow of information, journalists should have a right to obtain that information without fear of personal ruin or incarceration. "
" Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. "
" It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime. "
" Trying to do business without advertising is like winking at a pretty girl through a pair of green goggles. You may know what you are doing, but no one else does. "
" After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn't ask for and which we couldn't afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs. "
" I sometimes compare starting a business to having a child. You have a moment of profound inspiration, followed by months of thankless hard work and waking up in the middle of the night. "
" When employees join executives in truly owning the responsibility for business success, an exciting new sense of teamwork takes hold. "
" If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. "
" What I tell founders is not to sweat the business model too much at first. The most important task at first is to build something people want. If you don't do that, it won't matter how clever your business model is. "
" What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country. "
Franklin D. Roosevelt
" My mother didn't want me to be in fashion. She was in the fashion business, so was my brother, and she thought it was too crazy for me. She wanted me to be married with children, to be independent, yes, but not to have a crazy life. "
" Creating a strong company culture isn't just good business. It's the right thing to do, and it makes your company better for all stakeholders - employees, management, and customers. "
" An open-minded person running a business might catch a problem faster than a closed-minded person. And when they identify a problem, they can fix it much faster. "
" Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close. "
" The opportunity is often lost by deliberating. "
" I'm in the retail business, not the circus business. "
" There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can't look at the business with a fresh pair of eyes and as objectively as if you were a new CEO. Fire yourself on a Friday night and come in on Monday morning as if a search firm put you there as a turn-around leader. Can you be objective and make the bold change? "
" I'm a big fan of small business ownership. I think it's the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it. "
" India offers exciting business opportunities owing to the growth in corporate travel and a significant middle-class population waiting to explore the world. To begin with, Travelex is setting up eight city centre branches in metros and other major cities including tourist destinations. "
" The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself. "
" Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. "
Henry Ward Beecher
" I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. "
" Every business decision I ever made I learned from my grandfather Papa Sam. He moved here from Russia when he was a boy. He worked his way up selling newspapers and ladies' handbags, and eventually, he became Cadillac Sam, one of the biggest car dealers in Chicago. "
" Whenever you're sitting across from some important person, always picture him sitting there in a suit of long red underwear. That's the way I always operated in business. "
Joseph P. Kennedy
" Civil rights is unfinished business. Make it your business. "
" Most small business owners are not particularly sophisticated business people. That's not a criticism; they're passionate about cutting hair or cooking food, and that's why they got in the business, not because they have an MBA. "
" Now, when it's time to get down to business, I get down to business. "
Juan Pablo Montoya
" If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work. "