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There is nothing more requisite in business than dispatch.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.

Author: H. V. Adolt


Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article.

Author: P. D. Armour


Frankly, I don't want to see a rapid upturn. I want it to hold until some of these idiotic competitors go bust.

Author: Joe Bamford

Profession: American Business Executive

Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. This can't be done, except by liars.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

Nobody ever lost money taking a profit.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

Forty for you, sixty for me And equal partners we will be

Author: Gerald Barzan


I work in a strange business, and trust is a word that's not even in the vocabulary.

Author: Kim Basinger (1953)

Profession: American Actress

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

Executives are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an executive away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business. He never stops hurtling onwards, making decisions and executing them.

Author: Jean Baudrillard

Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer

Business is more exciting than any game.

Author: Lord Beaverbrook

Profession: British Minister

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.

Author: Geoffrey Beene

Profession: Fashion Designer

If your advertising goes unnoticed, everything else is academic!

Author: William Bernbach (1911-1982)

Profession: American Advertising Executive

Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"