David Ogilvy quotes
Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
David Ogilvy quotes
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven.† I donít think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.†
A man who can't mind his own business is not to be trusted with yours.
Dental Hygiene Rule #3: Keep your nose out of other people's business.
A good business man is know by the company he keeps
A hard thing about business is minding your own!
The difference between an amateur and a professional in the computer business is the number of backups they make.
Fear makes a good business partner.
What makes equality such a difficult business is that we only want it with our superiors.
A business is too big when it takes a week for gossip to go from one end of the office to the other
Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
Peter F. Drucker
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
There is one and only one social responsibility of business to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as its stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.
Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom, 1962.
Enron, of course, is exactly the kind of corporation which could not exist in pure capitalism ... [I]t was deliberately converted from a small pipeline company into an international conglomerate by conniving scoundrels who designed it from the beginning to use the power of their favor-selling politician friends to give it government contracts, subsidies, monopoly powers, and favorable regulations to force prospective customers to do business with them, essentially at gunpoint.