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Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

It doesn't matter to me if a man is from Harvard or Sing Sing. We hire the man, not his history.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.

It is not the employer who pays wages -- he only handles the money. It is the product who pays the wages.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.

Drive your business, let not you're business drive you.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.


Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation.

Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005) American writer and management consultant.

Few great men could pass personal.

Paul Goodman (1911-1972) American author, poet and critic.

If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad. If you have time, don't wait for time.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.

Owen D. Young (1874-1962) U.S. lawyer and businessman.