Business Quotes

quotes about business

A business exists to create a customer.

— Peter F. Drucker

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.

— B.C. Forbes

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.

— Henry Ford

A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

— Paul Valery

A businessman needs three umbrellas – one to leave at the office, one to leave at home, and one to leave on the train.

— Paul Dickinson

A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it.

— Scott Allen

A shady business never yields a sunny life.

— B.C. Forbes

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, ‘She doesn’t have what it takes’; They will say, ‘Women don’t have what it takes’.

— Clare Boothe Luce

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.

— Andy Warhol

Big business makes its money out of buy-products.

— Elbert Hubbard

Business is a combination of war and sport.

— Andre Maurois

Business is always interfering with pleasure – but it makes other pleasures possible.

— William Feather

The question isn’t ‘What do we want to know about people?’ It’s, ‘What do people want to tell about themselves?’

— Mark Zuckerberg

I literally coded Facebook in my dorm room and launched it from my dorm room. I rented a server for $85 a month, and I funded it by putting an ad on the site, and we’ve funded ever since by putting ads on the site.

— Mark Zuckerberg

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.

— Mark Zuckerberg

Anyone who makes an effort at whatever they hope to accomplish can, and will, seriously improve their chances of succeeding.

— Richard Branson