You can hype a questionable product for a little while, but you'll never build an enduring business.
Author: Victor Kiam
Profession: American Businessman, CEO of Remington
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
Author: William Knudsen
Profession: Chairman, Ford Motor Company
In business for yourself, not by yourself.
Author: Ray Kroc (1902-1984)
Profession: American businessman, Founder of McDonalds
The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.
Author: Theodore Leavitt
A man's success in business today turns upon his power of getting people to believe he has something that they want.
Author: Gerald Stanley Lee
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
Author: Gerald Stanley Lee
You generally hear that what a man doesn't know doesn't hurt him, but in business what a man doesn't know does hurt.
Author: E. St. Elmo Lewis
The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
Author: Walter Lippmann (1889-1974)
Profession: American Journalist
Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
Author: Royal Little
Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Textron
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Author: Henry Luce
Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Time Life
If when a businessman speaks of minority employment, or air pollution, or poverty, he speaks in the language of a certified public accountant analyzing a corporate balance sheet, who is to know that he understands the human problems behind the statistical ones? If the businessman would stop talking like a computer printout or a page from the corporate annual report, other people would stop thinking he had a cash register for a heart. It is as simple as that -- but that isn't simple.
Author: Louis B. Lundborg
We're going to see a lot more young people entering entrepreneurial ventures.
Author: Fred Malek
Profession: American Businessman, President of Marriott Hotels
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
Author: Jim Manzi
Profession: American Businessman, President of Lotus Development
If you train people properly, they won't be able to tell a drill from the real thing. If anything, the real thing will be easier.
Author: Richard Marcinko
Profession: American Business Author
Business is a combination of war and sport.
Author: Andre Maurois (1885-1967)
Profession: French Writer