Powerful Business Quotations

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I have 100 billion dollars... You realize I could spend 3 million dollars a day, every day, for the next 100 years? And that's if I don't make another dime. Tell you what-I'll buy your right arm for a million dollars. I give you a million bucks, and I get to sever your arm right here.
-Bill Gates

I was a securities analyst 70 years ago in London, so I can say that no financial man will ever understand business because financial people think a company makes money. A company makes shoes, and no financial man understands that. They think money is real. Shoes are real. Money is an end result. What is a business? The only function of a business is to create customer [value] and to innovate.
-Peter Drucker

Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.
-Booth Tarkington

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Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard.
-Edgar R. Fiedler

Cheap, fast, or good - choose two.

I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
-Donald Trump

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
-Henry Ward Beecher

Legal, fun, or profitable - choose two.

It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
-Steve Jobs

It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell. There's always an opportunity to make a difference.
-Michael Dell

As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.
-Donald Trump

You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.
-Rupert Murdoch

Risk takers by definition often fail, so too morons. In practice it is hard to tell the difference.
-Scott Adams