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Own Business Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Own Business.

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

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If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

 

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher,
the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner,
but from their regard to their own interest.
- Adam Smith

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

I'm grateful I've got my mind.
I can take care of my own business.
- John Morton

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Good business leaders create a vision,
articulate the vision, passionately own the vision,
and relentlessly drive it to completion.
- Thomas Hardy

On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have
always been supposed to do,
was to rely on their own devices and to -
I mean,
writing is a lonely business.
- Donna Tartt

Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of
my administration has been minding my own business.
- Calvin Coolidge

Politics is the art of preventing people from busying
themselves with what is their own business.
- Paul Valery

We own 18 percent of just the PC business.
Now that's only about 60 percent of our business today.
- Kevin Rollins

I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula
for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom,
limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
- Ron Paul

My theory is, if you can do comedy and you can be in
a scene with someone like Brad Garrett and hold your own,
you've really got a future in this business.
- Faith Ford

I want to invest and have my own record label and artists.
I want to have a business where my kids,
kids, kids will still have something going on long after I'm gone.
- Chingy

Christ would be a national advertiser today,
I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day.
He thought of His life as business.
- Bruce Barton

When we want to have our own style of living,
it is nobody's business but ours.
What we do in private is our private business.
- Eartha Kitt

I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
- Billie Holiday

The world can forgive practically anything except people
who mind their own business.
- Margaret Mitchell

The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all,
but goes on making his own business better all the time.
- Henry Ford

I have never had anything done.
I've been asked if I had breast implants.
Whether I did or not, it's nobody's business but my own.
- Shannen Doherty

CNN canceled all the shows I was on.
They're going in a different direction,
but that's their privilege.
They own the business.
- Robert Novak

A government, for protecting business only,
is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

I started my own little carpet and upholstery cleaning business.
I've done it for 20 years.
I live well.
- Tommy Kirk

With a lot of kids in the business, the parents get as twisted as they do,
and there's a lot of opportunities to go their own way,
but anyone has that opportunity.
- Tina Yothers

This marriage is no one's business but our own.
- Bobby Darin

Think of how we challenged the impression that we taxed
for its own sake and that we were hostile to business.
We were right to change.
- Ed Miliband

Know the business, learn the business,
own something.
- Isaac Hayes

Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen.
It is not enough to do your own job.
There's no particular virtue in that.
Democracy isn't a gift.
It's a responsibility.
- Dalton Trumbo

People don't know how hard it is to have your own business.
- Suge Knight

The way to write is well, and how is your own business.
- A. J. Liebling

Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling
with other men's concerns.
- Plato

Negro banks, as a rule, have failed because the people,
taught that their own pioneers in business cannot function in this sphere,
withdrew their deposits.
- Carter G. Woodson

The Jews had, as a matter of fact, long been all along
the most ingenious entrepreneurs.
It was only our own future that we had never built upon a business basis.
- Theodor Herzl

You have to work in this business on your own terms.
Don't sell out for money, fame, or notoriety.
- Morgan Brittany

When I started writing a business column 15 years ago,
I knew I'd found the perfect job for myself.
As a columnist I could pick my own topic,
do my own analysis, say what I wanted to say and attribute it to myself.
Best of all, I could write in my own voice.
- Allan Sloan

ACT and SAT each have their own parts of the country.
The GRE has its lock on graduate admissions.
And so, one could blame the companies,
but really, economically, they have no incentive to
change things very much because they're getting the business.
- Robert Sternberg

Finally, gentleman, from the considerations above mentioned,
as I cannot consistently with my own honor,
nor with utility to my country, considering the manner
in which Business is transacted here,
remain any longer in this chair, I now resign it.
- Henry Laurens

I was at this casino minding my own business,
and this guy came up to me and said,
"You're gonna have to move,
you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire,
I wasn't gonna run.
If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.
- Mitch Hedberg

Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch,
I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view
that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.
- Luke Ford

Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by
folks who can't mind their own business,
because they have no business of their own to mind,
any more than a smallpox virus has.
- William S. Burroughs

Also, right at that particular time in the music business,
because of people like the Beatles, people began owning their own publishing.
I'll just say this really quickly - they used to divide
the money for the music that was written in two,
just equal halves.
- Jackson Browne

America has global trade with plenty of nations that
provide inexpensive labor,
but it's better for us when they're in our own hemisphere,
rather than sending that business halfway around the world.
- Ernest Istook

Now, occultism is not like mystic faculty,
and it very seldom works in harmony either with business
aptitude in the things of ordinary life or with a knowledge
of the canons of evidence in its own sphere.
- Arthur E. Waite

Show business is one of the few businesses that the
devil will actually agree to own just a portion of
your soul because he knows if you have a performer's
ego you were probably working for him all along.
- Marc Maron

The duty of government is to leave commerce to its
own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business,
protecting all in their legal pursuits,
granting exclusive privileges to none.
- Andrew Jackson

I come from a really big family, my father was a businessman
and what he always instilled in us was to be your own boss.
My father built up his business, and he was by no means a rich man,
but he figured out how to work four-and-a-half days a week.
- Tony Shalhoub

There is no telling what is going to happen in the
music business in the next few years,
hours, minutes, seconds.
Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute
their own material is great,
very empowering.
The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now,
amongst all the opinions, are in truth,
only two things, inevitable and unstoppable.
- Pauley Perrette

As a member of the House Committee on Small Business
and because of my own experience as a small business owner,
I am appreciative of the impact these small businesses
have on our local economies.
- Melissa Bean

Now everybody's got a crazy notion of their own.
Some like to mix up with a crowd, some like to be alone.
It's no one elses' business as far as I can see,
but every time that I go out the people stare at me,
with me little ukulele in me hand.
- George Formby

The business manager was doing fine back in his office
while they were out on the line,
hungry.
And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was,
that maybe the leadership had its own cause.
More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle.
- Richard Grimes

I'm a committed Christian.
I worship in my own way.
That's my business.
That's not the business of the pharisees who are going
to preach to me about what I do and then do something else.
- Howard Dean

It wasn't so much that I had to leave to make it in
the music business as I was curious to be out on my own and sort of explore.
I never felt that where I was ever influenced my songwriting.
- Matthew Sweet

Due to a big bust in Cuba, my father's business suffered badly,
so I was free to choose my own career.
I became a professional dancer, and I went on the road
and started making real money.
- Cesar Romero

We came from a family where we ran our own small business.
Our dad made his own products.
We made our own sausages, our own meatloafs,
our own pickles.
Dad had to do everything himself.
He had to figure out how to finance his business.
- Marcy Kaptur

It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema,
not just business.
John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and
did movies with his own money.
You're either courageous or not.
You have to find a way.
- Ben Gazzara

From the business point of view, always encouraging
the people in our company to own stock in the company,
and if we're going to build something great,
to have a lot of people share in the benefits of that greatness.
- Sanford I. Weill

Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to
national leadership must bring their own visions,
views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria,
and the search for solutions.
- Ibrahim Babangida

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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