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132 Business Quotes

The soul's Rialto hath its merchandise, I barter for curl upon that mart.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Sonnets from the Portuguese (XIX)

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Business dispatched is business well done, but business hurried is business ill done.

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton Quotes , Source: Caxtoniana (essay XXVI, Readers and Writer)

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When we speak of the commerce with our colonies, fiction lags after truth, invention is unfruitful, and imagination cold and barren.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Speech on the Conciliation of America

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In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content-- So we clap on Dutch bottoms just 20 per cent.

George Canning Quotes , Source: in a dispatch to Sir Charles Bagot

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Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee. Light gains make heavy purses. 'Tis good to be merry and wise.

George Chapman Quotes , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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Despatch is the soul of business.

Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield Quotes , Source: Letters

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You foolish man, you don't even know your own foolish business. - Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield,

Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield Quotes , Source: Memories of the Courts of the Stuarts--Nassau and Hanover, to John Anstis, the Garter King of Arms a

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This business will never hold water.

Colley Cibber Quotes , Source: She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not (act IV)

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They (corporations) cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.

Lord Edward Coke Quotes , Source: Reports (vol. V, Case of Sutton's Hospital)

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A business with an income at its heels.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Retirement (l. 614)

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Swear, food, or starve; for the dilemma's even; A tradesman thou! and hope to go to heaven?

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Persius (sat. V, l. 204)

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The greatest meliorator of the world is selfish, huckstering trade.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Work and Days

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In every age and clime we see, Two of a trade can ne'er agree.

John Gay Quotes , Source: Fables--Rat-Catcher and Cats (l. 43)

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Trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Deserted Village, lines actually added to Goldsmith's work by Samuel Johnson

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A manufacturing district . . . sends out, as it were, suckers into all its neighborhood.

Henry Hallam Quotes , Source: View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages (ch. IX)

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Lord Stafford mines for coal and salt, The Duke of Norfolk deals in malt, The Douglas in red herrings.

Fitz-Greene Halleck Quotes , Source: Alnwick Castle

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They [corporations] feel neither shame, remorse, gratitude, nor goodwill.

William Hazlitt Quotes , Source: Table Talks (essay XXVII)

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If you have to ask, you can't afford it!

J. Pierpont Morgan Quotes

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What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.

Paul A. Volcker Quotes

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Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.

William A. Ward Quotes

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Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.

Andy Warhol Quotes

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This isn't just a legal compliance issue for us. We consider the privacy issue to be an opportunity to reinforce our brand image.

Tom Warga Quotes

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If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.

Theodore H. White Quotes

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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.

John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes

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As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes

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