quote by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

So this is the goal: To make money by increasing net profit, while simultaneously increasing return on investment, and simultaneously increasing cash flow.

— Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Practical Return On Investment quotations

But a lot of businesses out there don't see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it's still a hard sell for people.


Return on investment 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.

Producers are not gamblers. They want a good return on their investment.

Return on investment quote Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returne
Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.
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An investment operation is one which, upon thorough analysis, promises safety of principal and an adequate return.

I use Mac. Not because it's more secure than everything else - because it is actually less secure than Windows - but I use it because it is still under the radar. People who write malicious code want the greatest return on their investment, so they target Windows systems. I still work with Windows in virtual machines.

Drug companies spend more on advertising and marketing than on research, more on research on lifestyle drugs than on life saving drugs, and almost nothing on diseases that affect developing countries only. This is not surprising. Poor people cannot afford drugs, and drug companies make investments that yield the highest returns.


Return on investment quote Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in you
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.

Everyone wants a conversation. They want inspiration. Inspire people with your website. Don’t just interrupt, but interact. Asking about Return on Investment is the wrong question today. You should be asking about Return on Involvement.

My view is that an investor is better off knowing a lot about a few investments than knowing a little about each of a great many holdings. One's very best idea's are likely to generate higher returns for a given level of risk than one's hundredth or thousandth best idea.

Market leadership can translate directly to higher revenue, higher profitability, greater capital velocity, and correspondingly stronger returns on invested capital.

Return on investment quote Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving any
Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.

Reading is the best return on investment.

You have to live your entire life in order to know one life. But with reading you can know 1000s of people's lives for almost no cost. What a great return!

Future U.S. political leaders – those for whom the Cold War was not the formative experience that it was for me – may not consider the return on America’s investment in NATO worth the cost.


Efficiency innovations provide return on investment in 12-18 months.

Empowering innovations take 5-10 years to yield a return. We have ample capital - oceans of capital - that is being reinvested into efficiency innovation.

Return on investment quote The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.
The mind that opens up to a new idea never returns to its original size.

When you say ROI, do you mean return on investment or risk of inaction.

Isn't it ironic that pay, perks, and benefits all cost your company at the bottom line, but authentic recognition, especially when it's most unexpected, costs very little and gives the most impressive return on investment.

When an investor focuses on short-term investments, he or she is observing the variability of the portfolio, not the returns - in short, being fooled by randomness.

Return on investment quote We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our p
We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, learn, grow, love and then return home.
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Focus on all four of your net worth factors: increasing your income, increasing your savings, increasing your investment returns, and decreasing your cost of living by simplifying your lifestyle.


That is why success and fruitfulness depend as much upon focusing on the "who" you are as much as the "what" of the work you do. Invest in your character, and it will give you the returns that you are looking for by only investing in the work itself. You can't do the latter without the former.

Index funds have regularly produced rates of return exceeding those of active managers by close to 2 percentage points. Active management as a whole cannot achieve gross returns exceeding the market as a while and therefore they must, on average, underperform the indexes by the amount of these expense and transaction costs disadvantages.

Return on investment quote Travel is an investment in yourself.
Travel is an investment in yourself.

The FBI announced today that they are now looking for Osama bin Laden's financial adviser. You think this guy is in demand. How good can he be? his top client is living in a cave and driving a donkey. It doesn't sound like he is getting the best return on his investments to me.

Lethargy bordering on sloth remains the cornerstone of our investment style.

The exception was Wells Fargo, a superbly-managed, high-return banking operation in which we increased our ownership to just under 10%, the most we can own without the approval of the Federal Reserve Board.

The thing about movies these days is that the commerce end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting this enormous return on their investment.


Return on investment quote Travel. Because money returns, time doesn't.
Travel. Because money returns, time doesn't.
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In the military we also learn principles of war which also work in a corporate setting: How do you concentrate as much of your force as possible on a critical point and take a risk elsewhere? In business that translates into focusing your investment on marketing, sales, or R&D, whichever will give you the greatest return.

Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy.

They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion.

Twitter is like hugging. Just because it's hard to measure the return on investment doesn't mean there isn't value there.

Return on investment quote Whatever is yours will always come back to you.
Whatever is yours will always come back to you.

Surveying the available alternative energy sources for criteria such as energy density, environmental impacts, reliance on depleting raw materials, intermittency versus constancy of supply, and the percentage of energy returned on the energy invested in energy production, none currently appears capable of perpetuating this kind of society.

What matters in the new economy is not return on investment, but return on imagination


Most people that derail as leaders in the corporate world, it's not because they couldn't do the math and calculate return on investment properly. The issues are communication and understanding. All of what typically would've been called the 'soft stuff.' You have to be authentic. You have to be dialed into the soft stuff.

Return on investment quote Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.
Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.
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I focus on supporting high quality early childhood health care and education.

By betting my resources on very young children, I know I'm making an investment that pays guaranteed dividends with a high rate of return.

As a result of overdiversification, their (active managers) returns get watered down. Diversification covers up ignorance. Active managers haven't done enough research into any of their companies. If managers have 200 positions, do you think they know what's going on at any one of those companies at this moment?

Anyone with special abilities earns a differential return on that flair, which we economists call a rent. Those few with extraordinary P.Q. (Performance Quotient) will not give away such rent to the Ford Foundation or the local bank trust department. They have too high an I.Q. for that.

Return on investment quote Save your love for the one who's worth the investment.
Save your love for the one who's worth the investment.
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The word passive does a disservice to investors considering their options.

Indexing provides an effective means of owning the market and allows investors to participate in the returns of a basket of stocks. The basket of stocks changes over time as stocks are added or removed based on its rules.


Venture capitalists are professional money managers.

We are provided capital to invest as long as we can return it to our investors with a strong return in a reasonable amount of time. A strong return is three times cash on cash. A reasonable amount of time is ten years max.

You can increase conversion rates and return on investment (ROI) by several times by making PPC landing pages extremely relevant.

Here's something else, something important: Love is not transactional.

It is not a bank account, you don't always get what you put in. Sometimes you put in so much and get very little return on your investment, at least that you can see right away.

In order to access private capital, you have to provide competitive return on investment. In order to give competitive returns to investors, you've got to operate on a profitable basis and be thinking of yourself as a business.