Businessman Quotes

Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever do...

Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar. - Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Dec 29
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"If you owe fifty dollars you're a piker; if you owe fifty thousand dol...

"If you owe fifty dollars you're a piker; if you owe fifty thousand dollars you're a businessman; if you owe fifty million dollars you're a tycoon; if you owe fifty billion dollars you're the government." - Sam Levenson
📅︎ May 19
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"The golden rule for every busines...

"The golden rule for every businessman is this: Put yourself in your customer's place." -Orison Swett Marden
📅︎ May 13
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If a Businessman makes a mistake, he su...

If a Businessman makes a mistake, he suffers the consequences. If a Bureaucrat makes a mistake, you suffer the consequences.
📅︎ Feb 06
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"I find it rather easy to portray a busi...

"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me." — John Cleese
📅︎ Dec 08
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"I find it rather easy to portray a busi...

"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me." — John Cleese
📅︎ Aug 09
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“I’ve long said that capitalism without bankruptcy is like Ch...

“I’ve long said that capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without Hell.” USAF Colonel Frank Borman - oldest living astronaut, businessman, one of the first men to orbit the Moon
📅︎ Sep 16
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"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, pro...

"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, prompt to meals to prompt to work. Hence when I see a fly settle down in a crucial moment on the nose of a businessman... then I laugh heartily... What do they accomplish these hustlers?"-Kierkegaard(1843)
📅︎ Aug 21
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“Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a p...

“Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman’s tool is values; the bureaucrat’s tool is fear"
📅︎ Sep 18
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Why is it if you take advantage of a tax break you’re a...

Why is it if you take advantage of a tax break you’re a smart businessman, but if you take advantage of something you need to not be hungry, you’re a moocher?" — Jon Stewart
📅︎ Apr 18
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"But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the bes...

"But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance." -William Julius Wilson
📅︎ Feb 03
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