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Business Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about business
  1. #1
    ″[B]usiness is business! And business must grow regardless of crummies in tummies, you know.”
  2. #2
    “And it klonked. And it bonked. And it jerked. And it berked And it bopped them about. But the thing really worked!”
  3. #3
    “I’ve come here to help you. I have what you need. And my prices are low. And I work at great speed. And my work is one hundred per cent guaranteed.”
  4. #4
    “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.”
  5. #5
    “It’s not my business,” Scrooge returned. “It’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s. Mine occupies me constantly.”
  6. #6
    “I meant no harm. I most truly did not. But I had to grow bigger. So bigger I got.”
  7. #7
    “And that handy machine working very precisely removed all the stars from their tummies quite nicely.”
  8. #8
    “All the same, I should like it all plain and clear,” said [Bilbo] obstinately, putting on his business manner (usually reserved for people who tried to borrow money off him), and doing his best to appear wise and prudent and professional and live up to Gandalf’s recommendation. “Also I should like to know about risks, out-of-pocket expenses, time required and remuneration, and so forth” – by which he meant: “What am I going to get out of it? and am I going to come back alive?”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Business
  1. #9
    ″‘Business!’ cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. ‘Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!‘”
  2. #10
    “Scrooge knew he was dead? Of course he did. How could it be otherwise? Scrooge and he were partners for I don’t know how many years. Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner. And even Scrooge was not so dreadfully cut up by the sad event, but that he was an excellent man of business on the very day of the funeral, and solemnised it with an undoubted bargain.”
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