Profit quotes page 1
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will
Profits are better than wages - wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.
Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves.
The best businesses are really the ones that combine profits,
passion and a purpose.
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.
Profits don't live without losses.
A man must be big enough to admit his
mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and
strong enough to correct them.
It is more profitable for your
Congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
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
investment into financial independence.
Profit is always directly related to
Small profits and often are better than
than large profits and seldom.
Corporation, n. An ingenious device for
obtaining individual profit without individual
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
culture and sticking to core values is a long-term benefit.
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.
Don't be afraid of a loss, then you will
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
way to let your profits grow.
Look at market fluctuations as your
friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather
than participate in
Take a profit from your loss.
War is never economically beneficial except for those in position to profit from war
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and
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.
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.
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
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.
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.
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
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going
to profit from it.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a diifferent way.