The business of America is business.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
Those who can, do; those who can't, teach; and those who can do neither, administer.
There can be no return to prosperity while the government (of Ontario) believes that taking money from the people who have earned it and giving it away to the people who haven't, in exchange for their votes and regardless of merit, is the essence of fairness.
Anti-intellectualism has long been the anti-Semitism of the business man.
No-wher so bisy a man as he ter nas, And yet he semed bisier that he was.
As one retiring chief executive said to his successor "Yesterday was the last day you heard the truth from your subordinates."
Commerce is greedy. Ideology is blood-thirsty.
Crime is a logical extension of the sort of behaviour that is often considered perfectly respectable in legitimate business.
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble-making individual.
The big print giveth and the fine print taketh away.
Expenditure rises to meet income.
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
It is an economic axiom as old as the hills that goods and services can be paid for only with goods and services.
Man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
It might be termed the Law of Triviality. Briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in adverse proportion to the sum involved.
It takes no more actual sagacity to carry on the everyday hawking and haggling of the world, or to ladle out its normal doses of bad medicine and worse law, than it takes to operate a taxi cab or fry a pan of fish.
Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.
Managers don't have to cook the books to manipulate earnings; they often have all the power they need in the leeway built into accounting rules.