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Don't steal; thou it never thus compete successfully in business. Cheat.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

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

The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.

Author: Tony Blair (1953)

Profession: British Prime Minister

Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.

Author: Ken Blanchard

Profession: American Business Lecturer, Author

Get me inside any boardroom and I'll get any decision I want.

Author: Alan Bond

Profession: Australian Entrepreneur

Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was business; but now when great fortunes are only made by business: Business is war!

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

If you can run one business well, you can run any business well.

Author: Richard Branson

Profession: American Businessman, Chairman of The Virgin Group

I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service.

Author: Lee Bristol


The business that considers itself immune to the necessity for advertising sooner or later finds itself immune to business.

Author: Derby Brown


It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

What helps people, helps business.

Author: Leo Burnett

Profession: American Marketing Expert

Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business. It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it.

Author: M. Anthony Burns

Profession: American Businessman, CEO of Ryder Systems