quote by Ida Tarbell

There is no gaming table in the world where loaded dice are tolerated, no athletic field where men must not start fair. Yet Mr. Rockefeller has systematically played with loaded dice, and it is doubtful if there has ever been a time since 1872 when he has run a race with a competitor and started fair.

— Ida Tarbell

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I would love to see Mr. (Henry) Ford in there, really. I don't know who started the idea that a President must be a Politician instead of a Business man. A Politician can't run any other kind of business. So there is no reason why he can run the U.S. That's the biggest single business in the World.


Running a business quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

My dad is like a cactus - introverted and tough.

I'm a people person, like my mom, but I got my competitiveness from my dad. He came to this country from Belarus with nothing and built a real business. He's my hero for giving me that need to run a business and for having enormous confidence in me.

Running a business quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
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There are men and women who make the world better just by being the kind of people they are. They have the gift of kindness or courage or loyalty or integrity. It really matters very little whether they are behind the wheel of a truck or running a business or bringing up a family. The teach the truth by living it.

To get your name well enough known that you can run for a public office, some people do it by being great lawyers or philanthropists or business people or work their way up the political ladder. I happened to become known from a different route.

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.


Running a business quote One life. Just one. Why aren't we running like we are on fire towards our wildes
One life. Just one. Why aren't we running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams?

The big missing part of the jig-saw is to get the assembly back up and running here in Northern Ireland, to get shared government back in business, that is my objective, and we await the IRA statement to see if this will trigger a new dawn.

In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.

I became a larger than life figure for one reason only.

When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal,' the 'New York Times,' constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image.

Running a business quote God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
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I don't think the government should be in the trailer-park business.

I don't think they know how to run a trailer park.

If you are working or you are running a business you have to set aside time and money to invest in your continued formal education and skills acquisition.


Running a start-up is like eating glass. You just start to like the taste of your own blood.

Running a 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.

Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market

To be an ethical leader is indeed to be different.

This kind of leader acknowledges the complexity of running a responsible business, yet tries to do it anyway.

I don't want to be just a voice on the phone.

I have to get to know these guys face-to-face and develop a sincere relationship. That way, if we run into problems in a deal, it doesn't get adversarial. We trust each other and have the confidence we can work things out.

Running a business quote Running from your problems is just adding another one to the list.
Running from your problems is just adding another one to the list.

They said that the Negro had no initiative;

that he was not a business man, but a laborer; that he had not the brain to engineer a corporation, to own and run ships; that he had no knowledge of navigation, therefore the proposition was impossible. Oh! ye of little faith. The Eternal has happened.


My biggest fear is that we [Unilever company] at one point in time will not be able to attract the best and brightest [workers]. I don't worry so much about the business, the strategy. If we can continue to attract the best, I know they will ultimately figure out how to run the company in a very tough environment.

The TV business is uglier than most things.

It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.

Running a business quote Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them,
Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them, that's what makes you strong.

I ain't no gangster. I'm a grown man trying to run a business.

Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.

Whenever I may be tempted to slack up and let the business run for awhile on its own impetus, I picture my competitor sitting at a desk in his opposition house, thinking and thinking with the most devilish intensity and clearness, and I ask myself what I can do to be prepared for his next brilliant move.


Running a 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.

I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business.

People who have never run even a modest little business assert with great certainty and indignation that heads of multinational corporations are paid much more than they are worth. People who know nothing about medicine and nothing about economics unhesi.

What we call a financial crisis is really at its core a crisis of management, and not just a crisis of management, but a crisis of management culture. ...In other words, what you had is a detachment of people who know the business from people who are running the business.

Running a 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.

When I'm out of politics I'm going to run a business, it'll be called rent-a-spine

There is an increasing gap between academic research and business application.

Sometimes the incentives for success in the academic world are not consistent with what it takes to run a company.


If you've got a good enough business, if you have a monopoly newspaper, if you have a network television station - I'm talking of the past - you know, your idiot nephew could run it. And if you've got a really good business, it doesn't make any difference.

Running a 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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A smart entrepreneur knows they cannot run a business on their own.

They know that business is a team sport.

As much as you need a strong personality to build a business from scratch, you also must understand the art of delegation. I have to be good at helping people run the individual businesses, and I have to be willing to step back. The company must be set up so it can continue without me.

I started running around my 30th birthday.

I wanted to lose weight; I didn't anticipate the serenity. Being in motion, suddenly my body was busy and so my head could work out some issues I had swept under a carpet of wine and cheese. Good therapy, that's a good run.

Running a business quote Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.

Go for a business that any idiot can run - because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it.


I still run into people in the business who skip over any other credits I have and say, 'I loved 'Hey, Dude!'' This was back in '88, '89, '90. It was a goofy show about kids working at a dude ranch in Arizona. We did 65 episodes; I wrote 13 of them. We didn't know what we were doing, but it was writers' boot camp. It was great.

The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.

Here in Denver, we want to thank Jeremy Jacobs for the way he runs his business.

Otherwise, we wouldn't have gotten Ray Bourque and won a Stanley Cup.

Running helped me learn how to deal with failure, and failure is a big part of the Internet business.