Quotes about Entrepreneurship

"Some people gamble treating it business,
some business owners do business like gambling.
Both may be earn money but both of them are not really in business."

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"In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the wind shield."

Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American investor, industrialist, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in the world. Often called the "legendary investor Warren Buffett", he is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people, he was ranked as the world's second wealthiest person in 2009 and is currently the third wealthiest person in the world as of 2010.


"Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards-and live up to them-is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it."

Seth Godin (born July 10, 1960) is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker. Godin popularized the topic of permission marketing.


"I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity."

Sydney Biddle Barrows (born January 14, 1952) known as the Mayflower Madam, was an American madam. After her escort service was exposed and disbanded, she gained worldwide notoriety, in part because she was part of the upper-class Biddle family of Philadelphia and is a Mayflower descendant. During her years as a madam, she used the alias Sheila Devin. She is related to the Drexel banking family of Philadelphia.


"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me."

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor comedian, writer and film producer. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films.


"Good design can't fix broken business models."

Jeffrey Veen (-) from: Designing the Friendly Skies


"In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman."

David MacKenzie Ogilvy (June 23, 1911–July 21, 1999) was a notable advertising executive. He has often been called "The Father of Advertising." In 1962, Time called him "the most sought-after wizard in today's advertising industry." He was known for a career of expanding the bounds of both creativity and morality in advertising.


"There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting."

David Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host and comedian. He hosts the late night television talk show, Late Show with David Letterman broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC.


"The gambling know as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business know as gambling."

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist


"Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly."

Aldus Pius Manutius (1449/1450 – February 6, 1515) the Latinized name of Teobaldo Mannucci—sometimes called Aldus Manutius, the Elder to distinguish him from his grandson, Aldus Manutius, the Younger—was an Italian humanist who became a printer and publisher when he founded the Aldine Press at Venice.