81 Best Quotes about Company

Company Quote of the Day

A man is known by the company his mind keeps. - Thomas Bailey Aldrich , Poet

My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that. - Laurie Anderson, Musician

Work Quotes

Participant (Productions) is the only production company in town that has a double bottom line: social good plus financial returns. It's too early to tell how our returns are going to look - though all signs are promising - but social good is what we're really after - Jeff Skoll

Business Ethics Quotes

While my six-song EP is unlikely to set any sales records, it's one of my biggest personal achievements - on par with starting my own company. On par with selling my own company. - Shawn Amos, Musician

Achievement Quotes, Selling Quotes


People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. - Mary Kay Ash , Businesswoman

Great Quotes

That first company I started made a lot of money for the venture capitalists - nearly $30 million - but next to nothing for the founders. The companies I started after that varied between failures and mediocre successes. But at no point did I ever consider getting a 'real job.' That felt like a black and white world, and I wanted Technicolor. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Money Quotes

Around the late 1990s, I'd become convinced that one of the killer applications of robotics came from connecting robots to the Internet. The idea of solving generalized artificial intelligence was still far away, but heck, I could rent brains by hiring operators. iRobot was the name of the company and one of our most ambitious projects, iRobot LE. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Intelligence Quotes

The Fur Company may be called the exterminating medium of these wild and almost uninhabitable regions, which cupidity or the love of money alone would induce man to venture into. Where can I now go and find nature undisturbed? - John James Audubon, Scientist

Love Quotes, Habit Quotes, Money Quotes, Nature Quotes

We're the biggest food and agriculture company in the world. - Dwayne Andreas, Businessman

Food Quotes

The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you. - Jean de la Bruyere, Philosopher

Great Quotes, Clever Quotes

A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Time Quotes

Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials. - Avicenna, Philosopher

Knowledge Quotes, Beginning Quotes, Science Quotes

The company Liberated People represents just not liberation of different nations around the world; it can be special liberation days. It can be what the company represents and helps highlight someone's personal liberation date. - Gbenga Akinnagbe , Actor

For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth. - Eric C. Anderson, Businessman

Time Quotes, History Quotes

My first job was working at Benihana as kitchen help. In college, I was a telemarketer for a company at the same time I was a bike messenger for this greasy fast-food place. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Food Quotes, Help Quotes, Time Quotes, Work Quotes

Human life is a combination of tragedy and comedy. The shapes and designs that surround us are the music accompanying this tragedy and this comedy. - Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architect

Life Quotes, Music Quotes

Our 2015 financial performance will continue to be driven by our Home Robot business. Home Robot revenue is expected to grow 10% to 12% in 2015 and comprise 90% of total company revenue. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Business Quotes, Performance Quotes

Business social responsibility should not be coerced; it is a voluntary decision that the entrepreneurial leadership of every company must make on its own - John Mackey

Business Ethics Quotes, Business Quotes, Decision Quotes, Leadership Quotes, Responsibility Quotes

If I could always read, I should never feel the want of company. - Lord Byron, Poet

I think the hardest thing about my job is the way Whole Foods Market views itself philosophically is that we are a business ethics dedicated to meeting all the various stakeholders of the company's best interests. And by stakeholders we mean customers, team members, stockholders, community, and the environment.Sometimes what is in the best interest of one stakeholder may not be in the best interest of another stakeholder, and as the CEO, I have to balance the various interests of the different constituencies and stakeholders to create win, win, win scenarios, and that can sometimes be very difficult to do. Everybody wants something from the CEO - John Mackey

Food Quotes, Business Ethics Quotes, Customer Quotes, Stock Quotes, Balance Quotes, Community Quotes

There are so many opportunities to make a bad decision in building a robot company on top of all the normal ways that entrepreneurs screw up that it is incredibly difficult to truly create value because it is so cost-sensitive. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Decision Quotes

Usually people who are in my position, they run a company and they hire people and then they take the credit for it. - Rick Baker, Inventor

I'm lucky that it's about fashion and perfume and cosmetics. If my father had owned a tire company, I don't know what I would have done. - Delphine Arnault , Businesswoman

Luck Quotes

The company accountant is shy and retiring. He's shy a quarter of a million dollars. That's why he's retiring. - Milton Berle, Comedian

Accounting Quotes

I produce the records. I don't hand over control to some really expensive producer who then talks to the record company and then tries to bend me to their will - for commercial purposes. - Tori Amos, Musician

Control Quotes, Purpose Quotes

A man is known by the company he organizes. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Organize Quotes

Company names without clear pronunciation or spelling won't last. - David Rusenko

Spelling Quotes

I always want to have more dancers in my company. - Alvin Ailey , American Dancer

We didn't have our online service developed. We had never shipped a console game before as a company. So we were developing a lot of new competencies as a company and assembling a new team. - J Allard , Scientist

Vice Quotes

I bought a company in the mid-'90s called Dexter Shoe and paid $400 million for it. And it went to zero. And I gave about $400 million worth of Berkshire stock, which is probably now worth $400 billion. But I've made lots of dumb decisions. That's part of the game. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Decision Quotes, Stock Quotes, Worth Quotes

When Enron collapsed, through court processes, thousands and thousands of emails came out that were internal, and it provided a window into how the whole company was managed. It was all the little decisions that supported the flagrant violations. - Julian Assange, Activist

Decision Quotes

Pro wrestling was there, and I was good at it, thank God. I started getting a lot of offers, but unfortunately, at WWE I was under a tight leash. I think it had a lot to do with The Rock making the transition, and me possibly being the next guy - you know, the company didn't want to lose another top performer. - Kurt Angle, Athlete

God Quotes

In 1893 I founded a chemical company which I ran until 1899. - Leo Baekeland, Inventor

I have an odd fetish with nails. I was always doing beauty blogs about nails, and it would be on Fridays called 'Friday's Fingertip Fetish.' It became so popular that a nail polish company approached me, and Fingertip Fetish was born. - Adrienne Bailon, American Musician

Beauty Quotes

And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot. But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans. - Barack Obama, American President

I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company. - Tori Amos, Musician

Love Quotes, Mind Quotes

I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company. I would really just love to collaborate on that. - Tori Amos, Musician

Love Quotes, Mind Quotes

My father did irrigation jobs, and I would sometimes accompany him, and that gave me a taste of what was going on in the innards of India. - Imtiaz Ali , Director

It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Wonder Quotes

Life at a public company ain't for me. The board pays you what you're worth, then you get reamed for your compensation. - Irving Azoff, Businessman

Life Quotes, Worth Quotes

Proust is a hero of mine. I read 'A la recherche' in one go, and I'm a very slow reader. It had an astonishing impact, reading it on my own and being my main company. I think Proust is the most intelligent person to ever have written a novel. - Edward St Aubyn, Author

It would be nice to make a movie that other people want to make, because every one of these movies, I basically have to find the only company in the world that's willing to make it, and it's always a big challenge. I end up spending a tremendous amount of energy and time trying to get money to make these movies and it's exhausting. - Darren Aronofsky , Director

Challenge Quotes, Time Quotes, Energy Quotes, Money Quotes

You can't be an entrepreneur and work in a public company anymore. - Irving Azoff, Businessman

Work Quotes

Any company of my size cannot live without thinking it's possible to go public one day. - Max Azria, Designer

Thinking Quotes

If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner. - John Barrymore, Actor

Finance Quotes

Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company. The safest approach is to remove all useful information. - Scott Adams, Cartoonist

Problems Quotes

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. - Russell Baker, Journalist

Love Quotes

My father suffered from chronic wanderlust. When I was 14, he set out on a yearlong road trip across Europe and Asia - and decided to take me along for company. - Scott Anderson, Journalist

A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you. - Will Rogers, Actor

When a profit-seeking company proposes to take citizens' private land away for its own gain, people should stand up for their rights. - Louis Bacon, Businessman

Profit Quotes

It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations. - Paddy Ashdown , Politician

War Quotes

4 Top quotes about Company by Tim Armstrong

I'm a person who likes to tackle challenges. Google was a challenge when I got there. I think AOL's a challenge. The way we run the company is a very team-focused environment. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Challenge Quotes

I think if the average person that uses AOL can't physically see the changes in the company, we've failed. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Change Quotes

What's happening internally is eventually what will take AOL back to being a growth company. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Until the company believes in itself, AOL didn't have its own space and identity in the marketplace. The opportunity is to get out from under the negative history and figure out the value AOL offers for consumers and for publishers and advertisers. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Opportunity Quotes, History Quotes, Identity Quotes

6 Famous quotes about Company by Steve Ballmer

Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates, we expect to change the world in every way, to succeed wildly at everything we touch, to have the broadest impact of any company in the world. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

Change Quotes

Google's not a real company. It's a house of cards. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

Our company has to be a company that enables its people. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company. I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are and what people are thinking. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

Thinking Quotes

Certainly, we continue to bring in new people. We'll hire, net new, over 4,000 people this year, and attract great people into the company. I'm very bullish about the employee base and what it can accomplish. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

Great Quotes

I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

Great Quotes, History Quotes

10 Popular quotes about Company by Marc Andreessen

Any successful company in the valley gets acquisition offers and has to decide whether or not to take them. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Success Quotes

I love what the Valley does. I love company building. I love startups. I love technology companies. I love new technology. I love this process of invention. Being able to participate in that as a founder and a product creator, or as an investor or a board member, I just find that hugely satisfying. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Love Quotes, Technology Quotes

I enjoy not being a public company. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

I have yet to take capital losses on any company. Then again, it's still early. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Over two billion people now use the broadband Internet, up from perhaps 50 million a decade ago, when I was at Netscape, the company I co-founded. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

First of all, every new company today is being built in the face of massive economic headwinds, making the challenge far greater than it was in the relatively benign '90s. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Challenge Quotes, Great Quotes

In 2000, when my partner Ben Horowitz was CEO of the first cloud computing company, Loudcloud, the cost of a customer running a basic Internet application was approximately $150,000 a month. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Customer Quotes

The good news about building a company during times like this is that the companies that do succeed are going to be extremely strong and resilient. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Time Quotes

Working for a big company is, I believe, much risker than it looks. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Risk Quotes, Work Quotes

No one should expect building a new high-growth, software-powered company in an established industry to be easy. It's brutally difficult. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Power Quotes

7 Amazing quotes about Company by Jack Welch

Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas. - Jack Welch

Change Quotes, Great Quotes, Talent Quotes, Ideas Quotes

Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while. - Jack Welch

Change Quotes, Strength Quotes, Confusion Quotes

Any jerk can have short-term earnings. You squeeze, squeeze, squeeze, and the company sinks five years later. - Jack Welch

If you don't have public hangings for bad culture in a company, if you don't take people out and let them say, they went home to spend more time with the family. It's crazy. - Jack Welch

Time Quotes

In order to lead a country or a company, you've got to get everybody on the same page and you've got to be able to have a vision of where you're going. America can't have a vision of health care for everybody, green economy, regulations - can't have a bunch of piece-meal activities. It's got to have a vision. - Jack Welch

Health Quotes, Economy Quotes, Vision Quotes

Public hangings are teaching moments. Every company has to do it. A teaching moment is worth a thousand CEO speeches. CEOs can talk and blab each day about culture, but the employees all know who the jerks are. They could name the jerks for you. It's just cultural. People just don't want to do it. - Jack Welch

Worth Quotes

If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century. - Jack Welch

Strategy Quotes, Future Quotes

4 Awesome quotes about Company by Bill Gates

One thing I've always loved about the culture at Microsoft is there is nobody who is tougher on us, in terms of what we need to learn and do better, than the people in the company itself. You can walk down these halls, and they'll tell you, 'We need to do usability better, push this or that frontier.' - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Love Quotes, Ability Quotes

I have a company that is not Microsoft, called Corbis. Corbis is the operation that merged with Bettman Archives. It has nothing to do with Microsoft. It was intentionally done outside of Microsoft because Microsoft isn't interested. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Intention Quotes

The typical project design time for a large company like IBM - and they keep track of this - is a little over four years. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Time Quotes

The ability of a successful company to add functionality to its product has long been upheld. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Success Quotes, Ability Quotes