If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.— Azim Premji
Craziest Small Business quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
There are long periods when life seems a small, dull round, a petty business with no point, and then suddenly we are caught up in some great event which gives us a glimpse of the solid and durable foundations of our existence.
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Don't sweat the small stuff...and it's all small stuff.
Leadership is not for the faint of heart
You know, the funny thing about Lorne and that show is that, you can go over one million things, but in a business of bean counters, he still likes to laugh at small things and creates a show around it.
One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.
One way we gave small businesses more money to invest was by extending tax provisions on expensing. This allows businesses to immediately write off things like equipment, without being burdened by depreciation requirements.
The world is waiting for you to wake up to the person you are called to be.
Stop listening to the negative inner conversation that's causing you to play small. Focus your mind on positive thoughts, possibilities and solutions that can move you forward. Tap into your creativity and determination and stay busy. Stay focused.
How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.
To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big.
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.
If you think you can't, you're right.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.
You know Texas is - even more now that Enron has bit the dust - it's held up on the back of small businesses.
I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work
Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
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.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.
Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
You bet every member of Congress who votes for this bill ought to read it, read it thoroughly, and understand that what we're looking at here amounts to nothing more than a government takeover of our health care economy, paid for with nearly a trillion dollars in new taxes on individuals and small businesses. And it must be opposed.
Dream Big. Start small. Act now.
I have reviewed literally hundreds of dotcoms in my drive to bring Boomer Esiason Foundation onto the Internet, and have selected ClickThings as a partner because of the advanced technology it offers small business, and its understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business community.
He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.
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.
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.
On the Internet, companies are scale businesses, characterized by high fixed costs and relatively low variable costs. You can be two sizes: You can be big, or you can be small. It's very hard to be medium. A lot of medium-sized companies had the financing rug pulled out from under them before they could get big.
It is only luxury and avarice that make poverty grievous to us;
for it is a very small matter that does our business, and when we have provided against cold, hunger, and thirst, all the rest is but vanity and excess.
Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
But economic recovery must be earned.
And it will be earned by entrepreneurs and it will be earned by small businesses.
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.
Small businesses, you can give them capital, but what they often need as much is mentoring, advice and help with their business plan.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way
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.
When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set.
When you cease to dream you cease to live.
I have advocated for rolling back regulations, simplifying the tax code and moving to zero-based budgeting - policies that will support small businesses and raise up the middle class.
I strongly believe that a small Jewish clique which has contempt for the mass of Jewish people worked with non-Jews to create the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the Second World War. This Jewish/non-Jewish Elite used the First World War to secure the Balfour Declaration and the principle of the Jewish State of Israel.