Business quotes can be found all over the Internet.  I’ve added a few new ones.  Some of these have no attribution.

“You can either meet or work.  You can’t do both.”  – Warren Buffett

“Don’t expect any magical cures for your company’s problems . . .  there aren’t any”.

“Those who cut prices in an attempt to gather market share deserve the Chinese Water Torture.”  (and often get it, too)

“The proper way to increase market share is to produce a superior product.”

“No incentive is better than an red-hot poker directed towards the rear end.”

” . . . if your product doesn’t run as fast, or glue as well, or hold the dye as good as your competitor’s, there will be no repeat orders.”

“Never tell me the odds!”  – Han Solo (from the movie Star Wars)

“Try not!  Do or do not . . . there is no try.”  – Yoda (from the movie Star Wars)

“The line between cutting costs and cutting quality can be as thin as a razor’s edge.  If you are not careful, some of the cost cutting measures may reduce the quality attributes of the product and adversely affect sales.”

“There are four factors in sales support: inside sales, quality of product, on-time delivery and after-sale service . . . you can increase sales at least 5% – 10% if you are known in the industry as an on-time supplier, even in emergencies.”

“Every penny you save by not doing something over again, falls directly to the bottom line.”     – Phil Crosby, quality guru

“Owning your own business is as highly overrated as natural childbirth.”  – Bill Cosby

“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.”  – John Foster Dulles

“Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000.  No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him.  Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?”  – Thomas J. Watson

“When you own your own business, you only have to work half a day. You can do anything you want with the other twelve hours.”

“Lead, follow or get out of the way” – Ted Turner

“Fine – a tax for doing wrong.  Tax – a fine for doing fine.”

“We as consumers will not tolerate a poor product or service.  Then why do we allow and in fact manage and lead a business that allows less then tolerable product or service to exist?” – Jonathan J. Salomon

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”  – Warren Buffet