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Business; labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community. – Kofi Annan

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TV is a fickle business. I’m only good for the length of my contract. – Tom Brokaw

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When you’re building a business or joining a company; you have to be transparent; you can’t have two sets of information for two sets of people. – Howard Schultz

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I have made a promise to myself that I will have no limitations as an actor. I have realised I have to pay attention to the commercials or the business aspect of cinema; but deep inside; I am purely an artiste. – Randeep Hooda

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I’m lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa; so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there; near my family; my kids; also the real estate business I run with my wife. – Haile Gebrselassie

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I’m in no hurry to get anywhere. I don’t have any plans. I don’t have a map. If you did in this business; you’d destroy yourself. – Colin Farrell

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Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later; any idiot probably is going to run it. – Peter Lynch

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The record company really pissed me off when they told me to lose weight. I couldn’t be bothered with looking a certain way. So I left the business. I don’t regret it. – Kim Wilde

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Automotive franchise laws were put in place decades ago to prevent a manufacturer from unfairly opening stores in direct competition with an existing franchise dealer that had already invested time; money and effort to open and promote their business. – Elon Musk

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Record companies would rather you stay dumb; not even think of it as a business; so they can either rip you off or get you out of the way in five years to make way for the new groups. – George Clinton

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Mom was 50 when my Dad died. She got on a bus every weekday for years; and rode 40 miles each morning to Madison. She earned a new degree and learned new skills to start her small business. It wasn’t just a new livelihood. It was a new life. – Paul Ryan

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At the end of the day; there’s only a few major stars in the music business; and then there’s all these people that are aspiring to be that. – John Legend

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My business partner and make-up artist Kim Jacob and I have employed every member of staff; decided where every desk in the office should go; tried every product on our faces. – Louise Nurding

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Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business. – Francis Bacon

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But we have to ask ourselves; what’s the purpose of the stock market? It’s supposed to be a source of capital for growing business. It’s lost that purpose. – Mark Cuban

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Editor: a person employed by a newspaper; whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff; and to see that the chaff is printed. – Elbert Hubbard

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The FBI has always supported big business and big government. – Leonard Peltier

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Even though professional soccer has become more about business and less about the game itself; I still believe football is a party for the legs that play it and for the eyes that watch it. – Eduardo Galeano

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I do not understand how it is that financial institutions could think that they could take taxpayer money and then turn around and act like it’s business as usual. I don’t understand how they can’t see that the world has changed in a fundamental way; that – Elizabeth Warren

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I realized early on; maybe better than some of my competitors did; that a textile business can run only if you have scale. I decided to horizontally and vertically integrate; adding everything from spinning; dyeing; weaving; and stitching to processing an – Mian Muhammad Mansha

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We knew when we started the Daily Muse; we wanted a recruiting-focused business model rather than an advertising-focused one. We felt like publishers were being forced to go to more and more extreme lengths to monetize through advertising. – Kathryn Minshew

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Show business is my life. When I was a kid I sold insurance; but nobody laughed. – Don Rickles

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We all know business financial performance improves when more women are in senior levels of management and leadership. – Beth Brooke

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I loved Internet businesses; having built and sold one. And I loved the financial business; despite the fact that it was almost all a scam. – James Altucher

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I always feel like ‘as long as I’m doin’ what I love to do; the money’s naturally gonna come.’ When you start thinkin’ business and you start thinkin’ ‘What’s hot? What’s the wave? Who is hot? Let’s get at that person;’ it becomes a point where you’re try – Akon

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Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business – the gambler always loses over the long term. – Marilyn vos Savant

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If you’ve been running a business for 38 years; you’re approaching your 66th birthday; you’ve never owed a man a penny or done anyone any grievance in your life; and you feel hard done-by and try to protect yourself and your family; but go to prison; well – Sean Quinn

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My business partner Robert De Niro knows a lot about hotels; he opened the Greenwich Hotel in New York City. – Nobu Matsuhisa

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Women are often meeker in meetings and afraid to ask for raises and promotions. I’ve told countless female colleagues to stop apologizing when they ask for more. It’s not personal; it’s business. – Katharine Weymouth

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I couldn’t be an ingenue today; because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way; or you’re ridiculed. – Julia Roberts

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Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example. This means getting rid of the bad apples and declining opportunities that bring instant wealth at the cost of selling one’s soul. – Vivek Wadhwa

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You have to stick out the toughness of the business and form relationships with the people in it. – Rocco DiSpirito

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I followed someone who had very large shoes. He had very large shoes. Mr. J. R. D. Tata. He was a legend in the Indian business community. He had been at the helm of the Tata organization for 50 years. You were almost starting to think he was going to be – Ratan Tata

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I beat Larry Holmes and George Foreman. I whupped Mike Tyson twice. I had my ear chewed off and spat on the ground in front of me. I’ve seen everything it is possible to see in boxing. I know this business better than anyone. So I live and die by my own d – Evander Holyfield

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I’m not really interested in participating in mainstream culture. Participating in the mainstream music business is; to me; like getting involved in a racket. There’s no way you can get involved in a racket and not someway be filthied by it. – Steve Albini

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I like the gypsy aspect of this business. – Jimmy Smits

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Major labels didn’t start showing up really until they smelled money; and that’s all they’re ever going to be attracted to is money-that’s the business they’re in- making money. – Ian MacKaye

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One time at the University of Colorado; at a faculty dinner; this professor said to me; ‘Well; my goodness; a boy from Appa-lay-chee-a with a Ph.D!’ The dinner was in her house. And I said; ‘My grandparents didn’t have indoor plumbing; but they had more b – Charles Frazier

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The music business can be very cold. And it doesn’t honor its elders. – Brenda Lee

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I think I could go away tomorrow. I’ve already accomplished something. It’s such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself. – Jim Carrey

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I love travelling and going on wildlife safaris. I have an interest in astronomy. I like reading on current affairs; business and science. I love doing nothing if I can help it. – Viswanathan Anand

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One of the things that I realize is that if you look at big business; I mean; they – and what they fund and what they do; they don’t really – they don’t fund the small non-profit community-based organizations that really are out there on the front lines h – Rick Santorum

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Everybody hangs out with everybody; which is very strange for a cast this large and this young. We’re all cool and down to earth and not caught up in this maniacal business at all… . Everybody really; really likes everybody else. – Lizzy Caplan

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I’ve always had a great respect for the picture business. It’s been good to me. – Alan Ladd

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I want to experience Dallas. It’s a new city where I see new business opportunities. – Rob Kardashian

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If employees need to stay late in order to curry favor with the boss; what motivation do they have to get work done during normal business hours? After all; they can put in the requisite ‘face time’ whether they are surfing the Internet or analyzing custo – Robert Pozen

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A lot of people heard ‘Murda Business’ and thought it was about killing people; trying to be tough and hardcore. If you actually listen to the lyrics; it’s kind of silly and playful. – Iggy Azalea

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Anybody who has ever been in business; anybody who has ever paid bills; anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer. – Frank Lautenberg

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I came to Playboy not expecting to stay. But after five years; I found myself really enjoying the business world; and I realized I had some skill. – Christie Hefner

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In the music business; to survive for so long; you have to be able to cut off from your emotions sometimes. And being a father; you’re faced with that situation. I know that my father was; with me. I understand why he had to be distant; because to rip you – Rufus Wainwright

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