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Let love give way to business; give attention to business and you will be safe.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

Author: John H. Patterson

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of National Cash Register

Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.

Author: William Penn (1644-1718)

Profession: British Religious Leader, Founder of Pennsylvania

If we decide to take this level of business creating ability nationwide, we'll all be plucking chickens for a living.

Author: H. Ross Perot (1930)

Profession: American Businessman & Politician, Founder EDS

Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.

Author: H. Ross Perot (1930)

Profession: American Businessman & Politician, Founder EDS

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.

Author: Thomas J. Peters (1942)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer

Far too many executives have become more concerned with the ''four P's'' -- pay, perks, power and prestige -- rather than making profits for shareholders.

Author: T. Boone Pickens

Profession: American Businessman, Chairman of Mesa Petroleum

The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus

Profession: Roman Comic Poet

We have yet to see the full impact of the open, global marketplace. By 1997 all raw materials and technology will be available everywhere in the world. The only differences between countries and markets will be skill levels, education, and the level of empowerment of the workplace.

Author: Lew Pritchett

Profession: American Business Executive, VP Sales, Procter & Gamble

When two friends have a common bank account, one sings and the other weeps.

Author: Proverb


In business partnerships and marriage partnerships, oh, the cheating that goes on.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

Cut your losses and let your profits run.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Work is our business; it's success is God s.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.

Author: Ronald Reagan (1911)

Profession: Fortieth President of the USA, Actor