56 Best Quotes about Profit

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We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience. - George Washington

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. - Dale Carnegie, Writer

Success Quotes, Mistakes Quotes

What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high, people who have jobs see their incomes go up, businesses make big profits. But they're learned to do more with less, and so they don't hire. - Barack Obama, American President

Business Quotes, Anger Quotes

The spread of online information isn't just good for charities. It's also good for donors. You can go to a site like Charity Navigator, which evaluates nonprofits on their financial health as well as the amount of information they share about their work. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Health Quotes, Work Quotes


The price pattern reminds you that every movement of importance is but a repetition of similar price movements, that just as soon as you can familiarize yourself with the actions of the past, you will be able to anticipate and act correctly and profitably upon forthcoming movements - Jesse Livermore

Action Quotes, Mind Quotes

Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit. - Josh Billings, Comedian

Fun Quotes

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Great Quotes, Vice Quotes

As my men could profitably employ themselves on these streams, I moved slowly along, averaging not more than five or six miles per day and sometimes remained two days at the same encampment. - William Henry Ashley, Businessman

Men Quotes

I want to work with non-profits that stimulate growth to the community. Whether it is economic growth, intellectual, or freedom. - Gbenga Akinnagbe , Actor

Freedom Quotes, Work Quotes, Community Quotes

How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them. - Lucille Ball

Love Quotes, Lawyers Quotes, Mistakes Quotes

The private sector is motivated by profit and efficiency and the US government often is not. - Eric C. Anderson, Businessman

If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

Evil Quotes, Grace Quotes

I do not believe maximizing profits for the investors is the only acceptable justification for all corporate actions. The investors are not the only people who matter. Corporations can exist for purposes other than simply maximizing profits - John Mackey

Action Quotes, Purpose Quotes

I think one of the most misunderstood things about business ethics in America is that people are either doing things for altruistic reasons or they are greedy and selfish, just after profit. That type of dichotomy portrays a false image ofbusiness ethics . It certainly is a false image of Whole Foods. The whole idea is to do both: The animals have to flourish, but in such a way that it'll be cheap enough for the customers to buy it - John Mackey

Food Quotes, Business Ethics Quotes, Customer Quotes, Greed Quotes

At age nine, I got a paper route. Sixty-six papers had to be delivered to sixty-six families every day. I also had to collect thirty cents a week from each customer. I owed the paper twenty cents per customer per week, and got to keep the rest. When I didn't collect, the balance came out of my profit. My average income was six dollars a week. - Lou Holtz

Age Quotes, Customer Quotes, Balance Quotes

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

From the 1970s, there has been a significant change in the U.S. economy, as planners, private and state, shifted it toward financialization and the offshoring of production, driven in part by the declining rate of profit in domestic manufacturing. - Noam Chomsky

Change Quotes, Economy Quotes

I always had the old-school model that I'm going to work for as long as I'm relevant and focus on for-profit activities and someday when I retire I'm going to learn about philanthropy. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Work Quotes

Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth - Jim Rohn

Great Quotes, Self Help Quotes, Personal Growth Quotes, Future Quotes

I have always tried to make profitable films because people's offices shut down if films fail, and I will do everything to avoid that. - Imtiaz Ali , Director

Mitt Romney understands the private sector, he understands how profit is created, and he isn't embarrassed by it. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

EdX will be a creating a platform which will be open source, not for profit, and a portal for a website where universities will offer their courses. For example, MIT courses will be offered as MITx and Harvard courses as HarvardX. - Anant Agarwal, Indian Scientist

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened. - Abu Bakr, Leader

Death Quotes, God Quotes, Patience Quotes, Sorrow Quotes

The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

God Quotes

Journalism was being whittled away by a Wall Street theory that profits can be maximized by minimizing the product. - Russell Baker, Journalist

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

The fact of the matter is that today, stuff-selling mega-corporations have a huge influence on our daily lives. And because of the competitive nature of our global economy, these corporations are generally only concerned with one thing.. the bottom line. That is, maximizing profit, regardless of the social or environmental costs - David Suzuki

Economy Quotes, Selling Quotes, Influence Quotes, Nature Quotes

I think I have the best house in the world. I thank God to have it. I thank God that I finished it. And I hope that I will live enough to take profit of it. - Max Azria, Designer

God Quotes, Hope Quotes

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

Company Quotes

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul? - Jesus Christ

I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable. - J. J. Abrams, Director

Hope Quotes

Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart. - Scott Adams, Cartoonist

Mind Quotes

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right. - Woody Allen , Director

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Responsibility Quotes, Vice Quotes

There is massive propaganda for everyone to consume. Consumption is good for profits and consumption is good for the political establishment. - Noam Chomsky

Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation. - Ralph Allen , Politician

Help Quotes, Pain Quotes

We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face. - Kofi Annan , Statesman

Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Desire Quotes

While the soul is in mortal sin, nothing can profit it; none of its good works merit an eternal reward, since they do not proceed from God as their first principle, and by Him alone is our virtue real virtue. - Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint

God Quotes, Work Quotes, Virtue Quotes

Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable. - Simone de Beauvoir, Writer

The big companies are the private industry. But they're faced with a short-term need to show a profit in short-term. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

We continued the hard work of integrating TWA, because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St. Louis could be a profitable addition to our network. - Gerard Arpey , Businessman

Hard Work Quotes, Time Quotes, Work Quotes, Thought Quotes

We need to take excellent care of our customers, and do so at a profit. - Gerard Arpey , Businessman

Customer Quotes

Many business ethics leaders today view their jobs as entailing responsibility for the welfare of the wider community. These individuals do not define themselves as profit-making machines whose only reason for existing is to satisfy escalating expectation for immediate gain - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Psychologist

Business Ethics Quotes, Responsibility Quotes, Community Quotes

The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable Matters. - Mary Astell, Writer

Life Quotes

I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service. - Richard Bach, Novelist

Business Quotes, Vice Quotes

For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family. - Tony Abbott, Politician

Business Quotes, Time Quotes, Work Quotes

The Mozilla Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization. - Mitchell Baker, Businesswoman

We've grown from 18% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry to 23% of the profits of the top 25 companies in our industry over the last five years. Profits are up over 70%, where the industry profit is up about 35%. Pretty good. - Steve Ballmer, Businessman

6 Top quotes about Profit by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

When I look at founders and CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook and Brian Chesky at Airbnb and Sebastian Thrun at Udacity, these are companies that are creating extraordinary social good and extraordinary economic and educational empowerment, all within with context of a for-profit model. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Education Quotes, Power Quotes

Actively deciding to give to causes that move you deeply is far more fulfilling than the momentary gratification derived from signing a check and mailing it to a nonprofit about which you know little more than what's on the brochure they sent you. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Nonprofits are the intermediaries between generosity and social change. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Change Quotes, Generosity Quotes

Too often we're happy to receive thanks from the nonprofits we fund, accepting gratitude instead of feedback or performance measurements. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Performance Quotes, Gratitude Quotes

Philanthropy is often seen as society's risk capital. That means the onus is on philanthropists, nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to innovate. But philanthropic innovation is not just about creating something new. It also means applying new thinking to old problems, processes and systems. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Risk Quotes, Innovation Quotes, Problems Quotes, Lying Quotes, Thinking Quotes

Shouldn't you put the same amount of effort into your giving as you might for your for-profit investments? After all, philanthropy is an investment, and one in which lives - not profits - are at stake. - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen , Businesswoman

Effort Quotes, Giving Quotes