quote by Ronald Reagan

Extreme taxation, excessive controls, oppressive government competition with business, frustrated minorities and forgotten Americans are not the products of free enterprise. They are the residue of centralized bureaucracy, of government by a self-anointed elite.

— Ronald Reagan

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American business quote Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should n

Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.

Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country... By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level - I mean the wages of decent living.

American business quote People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.

People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.

I believe in destiny. But I also believe that you can’t just sit back and let destiny happen. A lot of times, an opportunity might fall into your lap, but you have to be ready for that opportunity. You can’t sit there waiting on it. A lot of times you are going to have to get out there and make it happen.

American Education has a long history of infatuation with fads and ill-considered ideas. The current obsession with making our schools work like a business may be the worst of them, for it threatens to destroy public education. Who will Stand up to the tycoons and politicians and tell them so?

I don't speak Japanese, I don't know anything about Japanese business or Japanese culture. Apart from sushi. But I can't exactly go up to him and say "Sushi!" out of the blue. It would be like going up to a top American businessman and saying, "T-bone steak!

American business quote Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

Many Americans do not want persons who openly engage in homosexual conduct as partners in their business, as scoutmasters for their children, as teachers in their children's schools, or as boarders in their home. They view this as protecting themselves and their families from a lifestyle that they believe to be immoral and destructive.

But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate.

My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't.

American business quote Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new on

Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.

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Laughter on American television has taken the place of the chorus in Greek tragedy. In other countries, the business of laughing is left to the viewers. Here, their laughter is put on the screen, integrated into the show. It is the screen that is laughing and having a good time. You are simply left alone with your consternation.

I'm a big fan of small business ownership.

I think it's the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it.

The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.

American business quote Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.

Cold Case Files and similar shows do bang up business, which points to a certain thirst for details in the viewership, but it seems like all the news chat shows continue to force the myth that Americans can’t stand detail and have no interest in an idea that can’t fit on a bumper sticker.

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think.

That is very uncommon in American business.

More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.

American business quote Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also grow

Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.

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After working for 14 years on Wall Street and growing up in a family with strong roots in small business, I know how important the entrepreneurial spirit is to attaining the American dream.

The earth was created by the assistance of the sun, and it should be left as it was. The country was made without lines of demarcation, and it is no man's business to divide it.

In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care.

American business quote My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me

My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.

As long as one American is hungry... then we have unfinished business in this country.

In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care.

Corporations don't create jobs, customers do.

So when all the economic gains go to the top, as they're doing now, the vast majority of Americans don't have enough purchasing power to buy the things corporations want to sell - which means businesses stop creating enough jobs.

American business quote Either get busy living or get busy dying.

Either get busy living or get busy dying.

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think.

That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.

When a Japanese manufacturer was asked by his North American counterpart, What is the best language in which to do business?" the man responded: "My customer's language

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

American business quote Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.

I think a lot of people see, obviously, the business side of my father.

But, I mean, he's just a great guy. We enjoyed the holidays so much. To be able to spend time with him when he's not necessarily working or not doing the political thing, I mean, he's much more of a blue collar American.

It is the members of this business elite .

. . that pose the greatest danger to our American way of life. They are the ones who've bought and paid for members of both political parties. . . .

American business quote Focus on being productive instead of busy.

Focus on being productive instead of busy.

The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.

The preppy lifestyle has gone global.

We feel that our business has grown so well because preppy travels so well. It's all-American classic.

If CEOs insist that middle class Americans compete with cheap foreign labor, why not outsource the jobs of CEOs? If business is all about cost, they should be the first to volunteer.

American business quote I think I need to keep being creative not to prove anything but because it makes

I think I need to keep being creative not to prove anything but because it makes me happy just to do it... I think trying to be creative, keeping busy, has a lot to do with keeping you alive.

I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.

After all, the chief business of the American people is business.

They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.

The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.

I don't care where I work. Films are an international business - not an American institution.

The rapid deterioration of education has been recognized as a national problem for the past several years. Consequently, American businesses must meet the immediate challenge of poorly-educated people in today's workforce by strengthening employee training programs.

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