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“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mohandas Ghandi

“You’re most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” – Babe Ruth

“I like thinking big.  If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

“Life is too complicated not to be orderly.” – Martha Stewart

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do or do not.  There is no try.” – Yoda

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

“Winning isn’t everything.  It’s the ONLY thing.” – Vince Lombardi

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it’s the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” – Michaelangelo

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

“In business, sir, one has no friends, only correspondents.” – Alexandre Dumas

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man!” – Jay-Z

“To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art.” – Chinese proverb

“In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.  Unless you’ve got a good team, you can’t do much with the other two.” – Lee Iacocca

“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” – Warren Buffett

“The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure.” – Aristotle

“When I started the business, I hardly went home.  I became very driven about work and about my career.” – Calvin Klein

“My first six years in business were hopeless.  There are a lot of times when you sit and say, ‘Why am I doing this?  I’ll never make it.  It’s just not going to happen.  I should go out and get a real job, and try to survive.'” – George Lucas

“I’ve made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line.  Perhaps it’s time America was run like a business.” – Donald Trump

“Drive thy business or it will drive thee.” – Benjamin Franklin

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3 thoughts on “Business

  1. I like what Martha has to say… simple but so true in my book. I would go a step further and say, “Life is complicated when we have not established order”. So perhaps it is in not establishing order that we complicated things? Hmmm. Thanks for getting me thinking, Nina.

  2. Correction- So perhaps it is in failing to establish order that we complicate things? Hmmm? (Just wanting to show my sisterly support for this cool blog and let you know that I think it is inspiring, like you!

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