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They (corporations) cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.

To be a leader you need a lot of people dumb enough to follow.

To business that we love we rise betime, And go to it with delight.

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.

To make a long story short, . . . there's nothing like having the boss walk in.

To manage a business successfully requires as much courage as that possessed by the soldier who goes to war. Business courage is the more natural because all the benefits which the public has in material wealth come from it.

To men addicted to delights, business is an interruption; to such as are cold to delights, business is an entertainment. For which reason it was said to one who commended a dull man for his application: "No thanks to him; if he had no business, he would have nothing to do."

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

We demand that big business give people a square deal; in return we must insist that when anyone engaged in big business honestly endeavours to do right, he shall himself be given a square deal.

We don't have a monopoly. We have market share. There's a difference.

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.

Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface, and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out, but investors face risk no matter what they do.

What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.

What we've gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'

What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.


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