Top 10 Business Quotes

Jodie Foster

But the reason I became, why I wanted to be in the business was because there was Midnight Cowboy.

Anita Roddick
My argument is: keep the bloody bottom line at the bottom. That's where it should be.
Mark McCormack

Short-term can be terminal.

C Northcote Parkinson
In the foundation and development of a successful enterprise there must be a single-minded pursuit of financial profit.
Anita Roddick

If there is excitement in their lives, it is contained in the figures on the profit and loss sheet. What an indictment.

Charles Handy
Profit has to be a means to other ends rather than an end in itself.
Anatole France

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.

Anatole France
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
Warren Buffett

Writing checks to the IRS that include strings of zeros does not bother me ... Overall, we feel extraordinarily lucky to have been dealt a hand in life that enables us to write large checks to the government rather than one requiring the government to regularly write checks to us-say, because we are disabled or unemployed.

Armand Hammer
My batting average has been good, so people ask how much luck is involved. I tell them when I work 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, I get lucky.