Quotes on the topic: Business


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The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.


If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.


One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.


America's political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies.


If you want to have a good life, you should focus on your family, on your business, on your dog, on your fun, and you'll have a good life.


I'm not in the business of politics.


Because of the economic crisis, China and the United States are bound together. This is a totally new phenomenon, and nobody will fight for ideology anymore. It's all about business.


Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.


It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.


Extemporaneous speaking should be practiced and cultivated. It is the lawyer's avenue to the public. However able and faithful he may be in other respects, people are slow to bring him business if he cannot make a speech.


There's plenty of room for humor in politics, God knows, but it's a serious business.


The restaurant business is something that you have to treat like a baby. You have to constantly be there. You can't trust it to anybody else, because no one's going to love it like you do.


But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.


We mean by 'politics' the people's business - the most important business there is.


If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.


Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.


The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good.


I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.


It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.


Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.