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" Your mission is to find a product or service that can positively impact the lives of 1 billion people because that's the game we're playing today. "
" Personally, I'd love to see more social media firms develop business models that aren't reliant on advertising. If you're a social media firm selling ads, your goal is to get people to interrupt what they're doing all day long so they come and stare at your service as much as possible. "
" The problem is that many times people suspend their common sense because they get drowned in business models and Harvard business school teachings. "
" After my first ad, I was flooded with offers, which I took up. Soon, I decided that it could be a lucrative business with a parallel college life. "
" If you look back 600 years ago, royals' sole goal was to keep their wealth within the family. "
" If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of business. "
Lee Kuan Yew
" I was a baseball player, I taught baseball, and all of a sudden I was in the business world. Now I used the baseball world to talk about their product. Not too much, just enough to keep going. Just be yourself and you'll never have a problem. That's what I did. "
" I just think my life's been really blessed, because being in show business, I've met wonderful people, and I've traveled all over the world. "
" Good design is good business. "
" I worry that business leaders are more interested in material gain than they are in having the patience to build up a strong organization, and a strong organization starts with caring for their people. "
" Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets. "
" The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. "
" Caste is about dividing people up in ways that preclude every form of solidarity, because even in the lowest castes, there are divisions and sub-castes, and everyone's co-opted into the business of this hierarchical, silo-ised society. "
" I don't create companies for the sake of creating companies, but to get things done. "
" There are people with otherwise chaotic and disorganized lives, a certain type of person that's always found a home in the restaurant business in much the same way that a lot of people find a home in the military. "
" To be sure, boxing has always been, at best, a shady and sometimes cutthroat business, buttressed by hype and tomfoolery rivalling, at times, that of carnival circuses. "
" The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.' "
Orison Swett Marden
" Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you're marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you. "
" The rigor and discipline we use in running our business is key to consistently executing our growth strategy. And we systematically applied the same discipline to our investments, including acquisitions. "
" Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy. "
" It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way. "
" 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
" You have got to have discipline and focus - on the customer and how you run the business. "
" Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand. The primary thing that excites me is the mission. But we have always had a healthy understanding that we need to do both. "
" The essence of business to me is great people run great companies. Mediocre people don't do a very good job. "
" When you're in the news business, you always expect the unexpected. "
" Relationships are personal, even in business, so sharing some of yourself and taking an interest in others helps to build trust and break down walls. "
" I think about things like, 'Will my kids need a college account? Will they even go to college?' I don't know if that will be the case. "
" Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks. "
" With sufficient water on the Moon, solar energy can be used to split the water into hydrogen and oxygen. The oxygen is, of course, critical for humans to breathe and the water important for us to drink. "
" An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. "