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Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope. (Quote by - Pete Holiday)

Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. (Quote by - Robert Galvin)

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite. (Quote by - Andrew Grove)

Frankly, I don't want to see a rapid upturn. I want it to hold until some of these idiotic competitors go bust. (Quote by - Joe Bamford)

If patriotism is, as Dr. Johnson used to remark, the last refuge of the scoundrel, wrapping outdated industry in the mantle of national interest is the last refuge of the economically dispossessed. In economic terms, pleading national interest is the declining cottage industry of those who have been bypassed by the global economy. (Quote by - Kenichi Ohmae)

A bad forgery's the ultimate insult. (Quote by - Jonathan Gash)

The essence of wealth is the capacity to control the forces of nature, and the extent of wealth depends upon the level of technology and the ability to create new knowledge. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article. (Quote by - P. D. Armour)

The principles applied in economic processes are general social principles. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

The truth is that economic competition is the very opposite of competition in the animal kingdom. It is not a competition in the grabbing off of scarce nature-given supplies, as it is in the animal kingdom. Rather, it is a competition in the positive creation of new and additional wealth. (Quote by - George Reisman)

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money. (Quote by - Geoffrey Beene)

If you're not serving the customer, you'd better be serving someone who is. (Quote by - Karl Albrecht)

Our supplies of natural resources are not finite in any economic sense. Nor does past experience give reason to expect natural resources to become more scarce. Rather, if history is any guide, natural resources will progressively become less costly, hence less scarce, and will constitute a smaller proportion of our expenses in future years. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

I wake up every morning and thank God Iím not a chartered accountant any longer, but involved with property. (Quote by - Godfrey Bradman)

Women do not win formula one races, because they simply are not strong enough to resist the G-forces. In the boardroom, it is different. I believe women are better able to marshal their thoughts than men and because they are less egotistical they make fewer assumptions. (Quote by - Nicola Foulston)

It is surprising, in the welter of questions that one gets at (AGMs), how few actually relate to the performance of the company, or the decisions taken by the board in particular areas. (Quote by - John Harvey-jones)

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision. (Quote by - Harold Hook)

The desire of businessmen for profits is what drives prices down unless forcibly prevented from engaging in price competition, usually by governmental activity. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

The very best financial presentation is one that's well thought out and anticipates any questions... answering them in advance. (Quote by - Nathan Collins)

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life. (Quote by - Arthur Godfrey)

Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have. (Quote by - Ernest Haskins)

He who disdains the fall in infant mortality and the gradual disappearance of famines and plagues may cast the first stone upon the materialism of the economists. (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

Every company's greatest assets are its customers, because without customers there is no company. (Quote by - Michael Leboeuf)

Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears. (Quote by - Robert W. Sarnoff)


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