"The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows."
"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling."
"The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale."
"There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody."
"One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."
"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force."
"To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less."
"One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do."
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."
"And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department."
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility."
"Business is a combination of war and sport."
"When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
"Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror."
"Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible."
"We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects."
"One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."
"To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke."
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