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  • A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.- Warren Buffett
  • A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.Will Rogers
  • Any supervisor worth his salt would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.Lee Iacocca
  • A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.Henry Ford


  • Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.Warren Buffett
  • A fool and his money are soon elected.Will Rogers
  • Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.Lee Iacocca
  • A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.Henry Ford


  • I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.Warren Buffett
  • A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.Will Rogers
  • Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it.Lee Iacocca
  • A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.Henry Ford


  • I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.Warren Buffett
  • A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.Will Rogers
  • I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.Lee Iacocca
  • A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.Henry Ford


  • I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.Warren Buffett
  • A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.Will Rogers
  • I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.Lee Iacocca
  • An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.Henry Ford


  • I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.Warren Buffett
  • About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.Will Rogers
  • I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.Lee Iacocca
  • Any colour - so long as it's black.Henry Ford


  • I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.Warren Buffett
  • Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.Will Rogers
  • I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.Lee Iacocca
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.Henry Ford


  • If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.Warren Buffett
  • Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.Will Rogers
  • I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.Lee Iacocca
  • As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.Henry Ford


  • If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.Warren Buffett
  • All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.Will Rogers
  • If a guy is over 25 percent jerk, he's in trouble. And Henry was 95 percent.Lee Iacocca
  • Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.Henry Ford


  • In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.Warren Buffett
  • America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.Will Rogers
  • If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got.Lee Iacocca
  • Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.Henry Ford


  • It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.Warren Buffett
  • America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.Will Rogers
  • In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.Lee Iacocca
  • Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.Henry Ford


  • It's better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.Warren Buffett
  • An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.Will Rogers
  • In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words; people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two.Lee Iacocca
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.Henry Ford


  • It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.Warren Buffett
  • An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out.Will Rogers
  • In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.Lee Iacocca
  • Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.Henry Ford


  • Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.Warren Buffett
  • An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.Will Rogers
  • Management is nothing more than motivating other people.Lee Iacocca
  • Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.Henry Ford


  • Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.Warren Buffett
  • Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?Will Rogers
  • Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.Lee Iacocca
  • Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.Henry Ford


  • Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.Warren Buffett
  • And the thing about my jokes is, they don't hurt anybody. You can take 'em or leave 'em - you can say they're funny or they're terrible or they're good, or whatever, but you can just pass 'em by. But with Congress, every time they make a joke, it's a law! And every time they make a law, it's a joke!Will Rogers
  • My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.Lee Iacocca
  • Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.Henry Ford


  • Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.Warren Buffett
  • Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do.Will Rogers
  • No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?Lee Iacocca
  • Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it.Henry Ford


  • Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.Warren Buffett
  • Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.Will Rogers
  • One of the things the government can't do is run anything. The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads, and both of them are bankrupt.Lee Iacocca
  • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time