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As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard.

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work, a life-purpose. ... Get your happiness out of your work or you will never know what real happiness is. ... Even in the meanest sorts of labor, the whole soul of a man is composed into a kind of real harmony the instant he sets himself to work.

Business has to be fun. For too many people, it's "just a job." See quote detail

Business is a combination of war and sport.

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.

Business success is less a function of grandiose predictions than it is a result of being able to respond rapidly to real changes as they occur. See quote detail

Business without profit is not business any more than a pickle is candy.

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.

Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.

Carpe per diem - seize the check.

Christmas is over and Business is Business.

Committee: A group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.

Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.

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