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Money Almost

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.

- A. A. Milne

Mind Means

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.

- A. C. Benson

Own How

The way to write is well, and how is your own business.

- A. J. Liebling

News About

We are in the business of gathering the news. We're not in the business of talking about the news.

- Aaron Brown

My Life Pleasure

The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.

- Aaron Burr

Fact Trained

My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside.

- Aaron Klug

Think I Think

There's a lot of pride that business owners have. It's actually really critical that pride and ownership extends to everyone in the organization. I think of everyone is in the same boat in driving the company forward.

- Aaron Levie

Some Means

I'm trying to have some longevity in this business. If that means not working for a while and just picking the right job, so be it.

- Aaron Paul

Audience HBO

It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.

- Aaron Sorkin


I am in a traditional financial services business - but we at Fidelity can see that the evolution of technology is setting our industry up for disruption.

- Abagail Johnson


I'm not in the business of politics.

- Abby Wambach

Film Business

In the film business, it's basically honor among thieves.

- Abel Ferrara

Will Still

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

- Abraham Lincoln

Focus Want

If you want to have a good life, you should focus on your family, on your business, on your dog, on your fun, and you'll have a good life.

- Adam Carolla

Success Show

I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.

- Adam Carolla

Might Your

If your business is really easy to do, don't gloat. You might be out of a job soon.

- Adam Davidson

Audience Like

Acting is a business and a political act and a craft, but I also feel like it's a service - specifically, for a military audience.

- Adam Driver

Craft Been

Acting, to me, has been many things: It's a business, and it's a craft, and it's a political act - it's whatever adjective is most applicable.

- Adam Driver

Been Reasons

But what you realise after you've been in the business for a while is that people develop opinions about you that don't have anything to do with your music, they like or dislike you for a million reasons, they like or dislike you for your last record.

- Adam Duritz

Me Entertainment

Nothing surprises me when it comes to people in the entertainment business.

- Adam Goldberg

Becoming Models

With innovative companies and products like Tencent's WeChat messaging service and novel approaches to artificial intelligence and various business models, China rapidly is becoming an innovator in its own right.

- Adam Lashinsky

Cloud Metaphor

The cloud, for a while more of a metaphor than a giant business, is re-ordering all sorts of industries.

- Adam Lashinsky

Innovation Holy

Innovation, like creativity, is an amorphous concept. It's the holy grail of business, but achieving it - even merely explaining it - is lightning-in-a-bottle difficult.

- Adam Lashinsky

One Thing Another

The ethics of journalism are one thing. Another thing is the ethics of business.

- Adam Michnik

Country Everyone

I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life. I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school. It was all just part of the business - be nice to everyone and all that.

- Adam Rickitt

Your Spent

Most of your day is spent working, and being in a band is no different. We're just business travelers in a way.

- Adam Schlesinger

Some Been

The nature of the music business is such that it's better to have a few chances for some things to be successful than just one, and that's kind of been my attitude all along.

- Adam Schlesinger

Interest Expect

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

Simple Risks

You can't be successful in business without taking risks. It's really that simple.

- Adena Friedman

Passionate About

To be the best CEO you can be, you have to be passionate about the business you're running. And I have true passion for the financial markets and the financial industry.

- Adena Friedman

Identify Might

An open-minded person running a business might catch a problem faster than a closed-minded person. And when they identify a problem, they can fix it much faster.

- Adeo Ressi

Learn Away

Politicians and bureaucrats must learn to stay away from the day-by-day functioning of business.

- Adi Godrej

Work Humble

It's really important to find a humble approach to your own creative work, your own business work. To recognize that you can't do everything yourself.

- Adrian Grenier

Doing Visits

If you can serve everyone who visits you, you must be doing well in business.

- Ahmet Davutoglu

Help Lot

Writing can be a frightening, distressing business, and whatever kind of structure or buffer is available can help a lot.

- Aimee Bender

Nature Back

I can't control what's fair and unfair. I can't control the nature of the business or the nature of society or the nature of the world, but what I can control is how I choose to see the world and what I choose to put back into it.

- Aisha Tyler

Always Sure

It's always the music first for me. But if the music isn't selling, there isn't gonna be no business. So you gotta make sure music is always the first priority.

- Akon

Learn Rocket

The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good.

- Al Franken

Humor Politics

There's plenty of room for humor in politics, God knows, but it's a serious business.

- Al Franken

Over Last

America's political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies.

- Al Gore

Will Studio

Eventually, when I sell enough units, as they say in the record business, I will stop touring. I'll concentrate on what I like to do... stay in the studio.

- Al Jourgensen

Comedy Daily Show

People see me on the 'Daily Show' or 'About a Boy'. But the reality is that I only got into this business to do standup comedy.

- Al Madrigal

Always Will

I've always felt that I'm in a spontaneous business and if you script something, if you plan something, it will sound that way.

- Al Michaels

Blessed Been

I have been blessed with working with the best in the business.

- Al Roker


Winning in my business is everything.

- Al Unser

Doing Which

The central task for a business is to make a profit. The challenge is to make a profit by doing things which are genuinely good for people and good for societies.

- Alain de Botton

Pleasure Handbags

We're in the business of selling pleasure. We don't sell handbags or haute couture. We sell dreams.

- Alain Wertheimer

Give Because

I don't give interviews on Chanel because it is not useful for the Chanel business.

- Alain Wertheimer

Product Frowned

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.

- Alan Alda

Very Other

I find myself going to places where I really have no business, speaking to these people in a whole other field that I have no extensive knowledge of. But I do it very often because it scares me.

- Alan Alda

Move Actor

I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor.

- Alan Arkin

Run Well

If you can run one business well, you can run any business well.

- Alan Bleasdale

Always Variables

Ask anybody who has ever remodeled their house. There's always problems. They open up walls, they find this, they find that. There is always something. I'm in a business where you have to control those variables.

- Alan Casden

Average Big

I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading.

- Alan Greenspan

More Put

The music business doesn't take up that much of my time. I probably should put a little more energy into it.

- Alan Jackson

Survive Away

Comedy is an amazing calling. Once you get that first laugh, it's hard to turn away. Then, of course, you're hooked and you have to learn how to survive in the business.

- Alan King

Always Been

I've always had a great respect for the picture business. It's been good to me.

- Alan Ladd

Correct Initial

Your initial instincts about investments and people are usually correct. We do a lot of due diligence in this business and most of the time it comes out where we started.

- Alan Patricof

Exploration Very

We're in the space exploration business, and the outer solar system is a wild, wooly place. We haven't explored it very well.

- Alan Stern

Involved Itself

My advice, it's get involved in any and every aspect of the business that affords itself to you.

- Alan Thicke

Education Musical

I decided to combine my musical background, business education and creative abilities - and go into the record business.

- Alan W. Livingston

Movies Expensive

Movies are an expensive business.

- Albert Brooks

University Goes

The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.

- Albert J. Nock

Enterprise Goes

The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal; society can not exist unless it goes on.

- Albert J. Nock

Politics May

I'm constantly looking for ways to learn and elevate your craft, patience for yourself, and patience for this business. It's not a fair business. You may be great, but it may take years for someone to notice what you're capable of because of politics.

- Aldis Hodge

Integrity Very

To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.

- Alec Baldwin

Film Business

In the film business, when you're young, you just want to work. But when you're older, it has more to do with who's involved with the project - who you're going to get in the boat with.

- Alec Baldwin

Work Show

Am I a homophobe? Look, I work in show business. I am awash in gay people, as colleagues and as friends.

- Alec Baldwin

Tomorrow Air

If MSNBC went off the air tomorrow, what difference would it make? If the 'Huffington Post' went out of business tomorrow, what difference would it make?

- Alec Baldwin

Like Other

I don't see myself as a moviemaker only, you know? When I can do a picture, I do. But I don't work like a business, in pictures. I am not obliged to make one picture after the other in order to live.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

New New Business

Companies buy customers when they cannot win new business on their own. They merge when their executives do not have a better idea of what to do.

- Alex Berenson

My Life Been

I guess that my life has been a series of flukes in the record business. The first thing I ever did was the biggest record that I'll ever have.

- Alex Chilton

Forward Been

The time I have already spent at Harvard has been a stimulating experience, and I look forward to developing my relationship and activities with the students, faculty and friends of the Harvard Business School community.

- Alex Ferguson

Big Almost

American politicians are responsive almost solely to the interests and desires of their rich constituents and interest groups that primarily represent big business.

- Alex Pareene

Franchise Owner

My construction business represents 10 or 20 times what I'll ever invest in football. But from the moment I bought the Chargers, I would become forever known as the owner of that NFL franchise.

- Alex Spanos

Like Film School

I'd like to go to NYU business school and then go on to film school.

- Alexa Vega

Changes Clear

It's important to have a really clear strategy so when you are in business, you only have to make micro-strategy changes.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Mostly Usual

Pose a political threat to Business As Usual, and sooner or later, mostly sooner, someone will try to kill you.

- Alexander Cockburn

How Works

You can't do business without money, of course, because that's how it works, but I'm not in business only for money.

- Alexander Mamut

Burn Materialize

Founders go wrong when they start to believe their business plan will materialize as written. I advise entrepreneurs to burn their business plan - it's simply too dangerous to the health of your business.

- Alexander Osterwalder

Models Once

Once you understand business models you can then start prototyping business models just like you prototype products.

- Alexander Osterwalder

Curiosity Curious

A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

- Alexander Pope

Character Like

If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.

- Alexander Pope

Education Law

I was in fashion school, my brother has a law background, and my sister-in-law had worked in production, but none of us had a proper fashion business education.

- Alexander Wang

Money Other

Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.

- Alexandre Dumas

Work Appropriate

We believe that the business system only is the key to success. It's no miracle, only day-to-day work in the appropriate way.

- Alexei Mordashov

School University

Well... I graduated from the business school of Northumberland University in Newcastle.

- Alexei Mordashov

Loan Lending

One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from my friends in the business community is that there's no lending, that it's tough to get a loan today.

- Alexi Giannoulias

Use Which

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Well-Being Which

The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Me Going

If you're nasty to me in my place of business, I'm going to be really nasty back.

- Alexis Stewart

Game Brought

I didn't go to drama school, so I didn't really have many true friends in the business; 'Game Of Thrones' has definitely brought me that.

- Alfie Allen

Friendship Built

All lasting business is built on friendship.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Future Among

It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Country Greece

Greece is not an easy country to do business in.

- Ali Babacan


Business is tough, and the fashion industry is particularly tough.

- Ali Hewson

Young Young Girls

You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work.

- Ali MacGraw

Family Show

But this is called show business, not show family.

- Alice Barrett

Everyone Over

In business everyone is out to grab, to fight, to win. Either you are the under or the over dog. It is up to you to be on top.

- Alice Foote MacDougall

How Stepped

I've stepped more into my business and really... taken control for how I want that to be.

- Alicia Keys