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A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be
embarrassingly large.
Henry Ford

Profits are better than wages - wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves.
Andrew Carnegie

The best businesses are really the ones that combine profits, passion and a purpose.
Tony Hsieh

The essence of a successful business is really quite simple. It is your ability to offer a product
or service that people will pay for at a price sufficiently above your costs, ideally three or
four or five times your cost, thereby giving you a profit that enables you to buy and to offer
more products and services.
Brian Tracy

Profits don't live without losses.
Russian proverb

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and
strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell

It is more profitable for your Congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
Jackie Mason

To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn
capital
into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn
investment
into financial independence.
Jim Rohn

Profit is always directly related to risk.
Chinese proverb

Small profits and often are better than than large profits and seldom.
German proverb

Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual
responsibility.
Ambrose Bierce

Our philosophy at Zappos is that we're willing to make short-term sacrifices (including lost
revenue or profits) if we believe that the long-term benefits are worth it. Protecting the
company culture and sticking to core values is a long-term benefit.
Tony Hsieh

When our brains constantly scan for and focus on the positive, we profit from three of the
most important tools available to us: happiness, gratitude, and optimism.
Shawn Achor

Don't be afraid of a loss, then you will get profit.
Russian proverb

Trading rule 1: Predefine what a loss is in every potential trade.
Trading rule 2: Execute your losing trades immediately upon pereception that they exist.
By predefining and cutting your losses short, you are making yourself available to learn the
best possible way to let your profits grow.
Mark Douglas

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

Take a profit from your loss.
Japanese proverb

War is never economically beneficial except for those in position to profit from war
expenditures.
Ron Paul

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and 
profits.
Lee Iacocca

Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting
the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom
the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for
them to devote their care to their own material profit.
Marie Curie

Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than
one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.
George S. Clason

During the Gold Rush, most would-be miners lost money, but people who sold them picks,
shovels, tents and blue-jeans (Levi Strauss) made a nice profit.
Peter Lynch

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

The first responsibility of business is to make enough profit to cover the costs for the future.
If this social responsibility is not met, no other social responsibility can be met.
Peter F. Drucker

Too much kindness to a man is not profitable, for he becomes ungrateful.
Arabic proverb

Anybody who profits from the experience of others probably writes biographies.
Franklin P. Jones

If the reason people invest is to make money, then in seeking advice they are asking others
to tell them how to make money. That idea has some element of naivete. Businessmen seek
professional advice on various elements of their business, but they do not expect to be told
how to make a profit.
Benjamin Graham

Man achieves in life only by commanding the capabilities nature has given him, or by creating
them within himself by education and by knowing how to profit by the difficulties
encountered.
Napoleon Bonaparte

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going
to profit from it.
George Orwell

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a diifferent way.
Dale Carnegie

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