Top Executive 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

Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, But it's very funny -- did you ever try buying them without money?

People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
-Sinclair Lewis

These guys really know how to hit it home.

Advertising serves not so much to Advertise products as to promote consumption as a way of life.
-Carl Lash

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

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

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
-Jean-Paul Kauffmann

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

I want to put a ding in the universe.
-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

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

No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude.
-Rupert Murdoch

If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
-J. Paul Getty