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"Taxes cause the most bad business decisions." - James Cook

"I'm horrible with money. I make bad business decisions every hour of the day." - Melissa Harris-Perry

"Good decisions can have bad short-term outcomes but be great for the business long-term." - Gerry Schwartz

"When I first got into business, I made a lot of bad decisions." - Daymond John

"Bad decisions, good intentions." - Drake

"Bad decisions made with good intentions, are still bad decisions." - James C Collins

"Hurried business is bad business." - Patrick deWitt

"I think the biggest single thing that causes difficulty in the business world is the short-term view. We become obsessed with it. But it forces bad decisions." - James Sinegal

"We, as conservative intellectuals, should not be in the business of making excuses for bad parliamentary decisions by Republican leaders in Congress." - David Frum

"Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions, or bad decisions, and haven't been good role models. To be someone that people look up to is important to me." - Justin Bieber

"Everybody get drunk and make bad decisions." - Gilbert Arenas

"My life is littered with bad decisions." - Will Forte

"Business is all about learning to balance the short-term, medium-term and long-term and I think it's when things are going well it covers up a lot of mistakes and bad decisions because you're growing so quickly..." - Tony Hsieh

"Business today is about making decisions amid ambiguity." - Geraldine Laybourne

"When better business decisions are made, economists won't make them." - Herbert Prochnow

"When better business decisions are made, economists won't make them." - Herbert V Prochnow

"Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn't make them bad people." - Sonia

"Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions." - Mark Twain

"Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions." - Anonymous

"Even bad decisions usually result in good lessons learned." - Cynthia Addai-Robinson

"Men in their late 50s often make very bad decisions." - Paul Theroux

"Life is simple. Make good decisions and good things happen. Make bad decisions and bad things happen." - Dick Vitale

"My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I'm paying for it." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Things that are bad for business are bad for the people who work for business." - Thomas E. Dewey

"Profit is not the explanation, cause, or rationale of business behavior and business decisions, but the test of their validity." - Peter Drucker

"Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions that were forced on them." - Oliver A. Fick

"I recently assured Public Sector Banks they will have total autonomy in taking business decisions." - Narendra Modi

"When business executives are making the artistic decisions and don't understand animation, things can go awry." - Don Bluth

"I'm not in the business of changing policies. I hope to inform, not form, decisions." - Dalia Mogahed

"No one on earth is allowed to question my business decisions," - Assem Allam

"People go down bad paths and they make bad decisions, but it's always justified in their head." - Maisie Williams

"I've made more bad decisions at 3 in the morning then I can list!" - Tim Gunn

"There are no bad people, there are people with insufficient information to make appropriate decisions." - Jacque Fresco

"Things usually make sense in time, and even bad decisions have their own kind of correctness." - Miranda July

"Don't mourn over your bad decisions. Just start overcoming them with good ones." - Joyce Meyer

"If you make enough bad decisions, every once in a while things work out for you." - Geoff Ramsey

"Our military has been greatly weakened by a lot of bad decisions and other things." - Donald Trump

"I find it hard to take chances that might mean making bad decisions." - Paul Walker

"It's easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options." - Robert Half

"If you start thinking you're invincible, you start making bad decisions." - Kevin Feige

"Bangkok, like Las Vegas, sounds like a place where you make bad decisions." - Todd Phillips

"Boredom is usually what spurs either bad decisions or any decision at all." - Amy Seimetz

"Even the simplest things, I'm guilty of making really bad decisions a lot of the time." - Michelle Williams

"Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films." - Wesley Morris

"Don't have any opinions. They're bad for business." - Jerome Lawrence

"Discrimination , in all its forms, is bad for business." - Tim Cook

"Economically considered, war and revolution are always bad business." - Ludwig Von Mises

"The problems we face, did not come down from the heavens. They are made, they are made by bad human decisions, and good human decisions can change them." - Bernie Sanders

"Foreign policy is all about a universe of bad decisions, imperfect decisions; every situation is different. The dynamics, the atmospherics, the people, the pressures, the geopolitical realities shift." - Chuck Hagel

"In sports and in business, the greatest leaders are those who make the best decisions in the most crucial of situations. They are the ones who focus their energy on turning tough decisions into winning decisions." - Don Yaeger

"There are no bad business and investment opportunities, but there are bad entrepreneurs and investors." - Robert Kiyosaki

"The more decisions we make in a day, the more likely we are to make bad decisions - because deciding wears us down. You start making decisions in the morning, and by the middle of the afternoon, you're running on fumes." - Mehmet Oz

"That's why I made decisions; they were tough decisions but we shouldn't feel bad at all - don't look back with any regrets, that's how I made decisions as governor." - Scott Mccallum

"Today's business model is bad for people, bad for the economy and bad for stability and democracy," - Sharan Burrow

"If we want people on the front lines of companies to be responsible for making good business decisions, they must have the same information that managers use to make good business decisions." - Ken Blanchard

"Awareness is bad for the meat business. Conscience is bad for the meat business. Sensitivity to life is bad for the meat business. DENIAL, however, the meat business finds indispensable." - John Robbins

"I have a car. I have a steady job. I have a business, and I have to make serious decisions." - Avril Lavigne

"Individual and institutional investors alike frequently demonstrate an inability to make long-term investment decisions based on business fundamentals." - Seth Klarman

"The movie business is very much like that: people in authority making purely emotional decisions instead of interesting rational ones." - Bill Forsyth

"What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart." - Mario Andretti

"There is no business in America that would be prevented from taking results into account when making personnel decisions." - Michael Bloomberg

"Business wise, I have always learned valuable lessons so I don't regret any decisions I have made." - Kiana Tom

"I take a lull from my CamelBak and choke at its potency. It tastes like bad decisions. It's perfect." - Tucker Max

"When you are angry, you make bad decisions in direct proportion to the level of your anger." - W E B Griffin

"People turn to meditation because they want to make good decisions, break bad habits & bounce back better from disappointments." - Sharon Salzberg

"Start taking bad decisions and it will take you to a place where others only dream of being." - Paul Arden

"That's what's wrong with the country. There are too many 'good soldiers' accepting too many bad decisions." - Shirley Chisholm

"We've all made bad decisions, but they haven't always been resulting in the deaths of innocent people." - Bruce Campbell

"Making bad decisions and choosing the wrong partner can ruin your life for a long time, perhaps forever." - Karrine Steffans

"I admire David Lynch so much, and I think he made some bad decisions with Lost Highway." - Greg Egan

"When public figures think they can open a business even though they've got no business experience, it's a bad idea." - Moby

"Your business is never really good or bad 'out there.' Your business is either good or bad right between your own two ears." - Zig Ziglar

"A woman does not have to make decisions based on the need to survive. She can cut through issues, call shots as she sees them....Many bad decisions are made by men in government because it is good for them personally to make bad public decisions." - Dianne Feinstein

"It's an open secret: Even now, in the 21st century, Korean executives often consult spiritual advisers before making major business decisions - decisions that can affect their employees around the world." - Kim Youngha

"A hundred years ago-even 20 or 30 years ago-it was possible, if not always easy, to close major business by calling on and satisfying a key decision-maker. Today, every piece of business entails multiple decisions, and those decisions are virtually never made by the same person. Not only do you have to contend with multiple decisions, but the people who make those decisions may not even work in the same place." - Brian Tracy

"If someone you know makes a bad decision or uses bad judgment, it doesn't mean you have to allow that to alter your attitude. Why should you allow anyone else's bad decisions to send you into a tailspin of misery?" - Joyce Meyer

"Seeking an acquisition from the start is more than just bad advice for an entrepreneur. For the entrepreneur it leads to short term tactical decisions rather than company-building decisions and in my view often reduces the probability of success." - Vinod Khosla

"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions." - Sophocles

"Make every decision-even decisions about whether to expand the business, raise money, or promote someone-according to what's best for your customers." - Derek Sivers

"More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject." - Peter Drucker

"Film-making is a business and at the bottom line people who don't make fiscally responsible decisions end up going into another line of work." - Gale Anne Hurd

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

"I make decisions based on my work, not based on meetings with my business managers, who I don't like to meet." - Chris Robinson

"The thorniest business problems will surface at the board meetings, and the different, sharp opinions help to better explore the poles of the arguments to make better decisions." - Scott Weiss

"Filmmaking is a business and at the bottom line people who don't make fiscally responsible decisions end up going into another line of work." - Gale Anne Hurd

"This is a business, the direct selling, that bizarrely works best when times are bad." - Jim Cramer

"If you don't have some bad loans you are not in business." - Paul Volcker

"The trouble with this business is the dearth of bad pictures." - Samuel Goldwyn

"Vanity is not half a bad principle, if it will but stick to legitimate business." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"There is no such thing as success in a bad business." - Elbert Hubbard

"I am not ever in the business of making anyone feel bad." - Nate Berkus

"If the planters carry politics into the fields they will find it bad business." - Charles E Merrill

"The business is all about gush and hype. You never have a bad meeting in L.A." - Emily Blunt

"Racism, because it favors color over talent, is bad for business." - Steven Pinker

"In and of itself, keeping the country safe for business is not a bad thing." - Peter Schuyler

"In the business world, bad news is usually good news - for somebody else." - James Surowiecki

"When I get into a bad mood, I do sports and then everythings OK. And then I go and make decisions, however painful they may be." - Dmitry Medvedev

"Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth." - Doug Coupland

"He'd undone all he could. You can be sorry, and you can be forgiven, but you can't call back the futures that your bad decisions lost" - Orson Scott Card

"But with your life you make a few bad decisions, get unlucky a few times, whatever, but you have to keep going, right?" - Cecelia Ahern

"He"d undone all he could. You can be sorry, and you can be forgiven, but you ca' call back the futures that your bad decisions lost" - Orson Scott Card

"Made my bed and here I lie, try to hold my head up high. Lying to myself sometimes, bad decisions but I, I won't cry." - Bruce Hornsby

"In all situations where bad design decisions were made, people lacked some information that would have helped them make the right decision." - Jared Spool

"We can make mistakes about what we ought to do, and these are not the same as making bad decisions about what to do." - Allen W. Wood

"In various memoir pieces, I have traced the trajectory of yearning through decisions made, good and bad, that had somehow kept the ambition on track." - Shirley Geok-lin Lim

"Drugs and alcohol were ruling my life. I made a lot of bad decisions while I was drinking alcohol. The first thing I stopped was cigarettes and tobacco." - Ozzy Osbourne

"The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights." - Joe Andrew

"It's amazing that no matter how much money you have, you can make some bad decisions, and in five months you're on the street, begging." - Paz De La Huerta

"Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth." - Douglas Coupland

"When I get into a bad mood, I do sports and then everything's OK. And then I go and make decisions, however painful they may be." - Dmitry Medvedev

"Never negotiate with kids. They don't have life experience, and they don't have repercussions for bad decisions; they still get fed and housed." - Gene Simmons

"I felt that my decisions, whether good or bad, would always be supported by my parents, because I was loved and respected." - Tom Sturridge

"To shoot a conventional film means that you are always covering yourself. You are putting nets and, in a way, letting bad decisions take over." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"I really do know what I want with my life. I think that keeps me from making bad decisions and spending time doing stuff I don't enjoy." - Tove Styrke

"Business leaders must not cling to old ways of doing business, or allow inertia or complacency to prevent them from making the decisions that they will eventually be forced to make." - Patricia Hewitt

"There is no single policy to which one can point and say - this built the Morris business. I should think I must have made not less than one thousand decisions in each of the last ten years. The success of a business is the result of the proportion of right decisions by the executive in charge." - William Morris

"I wont ever put myself in a bad position so that people can say bad things about me. I make smart decisions, and my friends and my family, they are all there for the right reason." - Derrick Rose

"I won't ever put myself in a bad position so that people can say bad things about me. I make smart decisions, and my friends and my family, they are all there for the right reason." - Derrick Rose

"It's a funny line when you're walking - the creativity, the subjectivity versus the objectivity, creativity versus the business, and recognizing that you are in the music business, so there are certain things that you have to acquiesce to on the business side and certain creative decisions that you have to make for the purposes of serving the business side of it." - Lupe Fiasco

"Fitz: How bad is it? Nighteyes: Mind your own business. Fitz: You ARE my business. Nighteyes: Sharing pain doesn't loosen it. Fitz: I'm not sure about THAT." - Robin Hobb

"Fitz: How bad is it? Nighteyes: Mind your own business. Fitz: You ARE my business. Nighteyes: Sharing pain does' loosen it. Fitz: I'm not sure about THAT." - Robin Hobb

"It was a culture that business is something bad - it was a leftist-oriented psychology. We have to break this. We are pro-business." - Antonis Samaras

"When a management with reputation for brilliance gets hooked up with a business with a reputation for bad economics, it's the reputation of the business that remains intact." - Warren Buffett

"Sometimes there's not a direct transfer of skills from business to government, but sometimes what happened in business would be really bad for government." - Hillary Clinton

"When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact." - Warren Buffett

"I have a bad gambling problem. You're not in show business for 12 years and dress like this without a bad gambling problem." - Artie Lange

"There is never a bad time to start a business - unless you want to start a mediocre one." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"It is a bad business, dealing in lottery tickets ... Riches got in such a hasty manner never wear well." - Sarah Josepha Hale

"The new solo album sounds like me: I'm singing about bad business transactions, bodily fluids, and courage." - Kevin Drew

"Individualism is bad for business - though absolutely necessary for freedom, progressive knowledge, and any possible interface with the transcendent." - Tom Robbins

"That I would rather be in another business where a bad cold wouldn't put me out of work." - Merv Griffin

"This whole business feels kind of intense, like a bad fit. Round peg, square hole. But whatever, I'll take it." - Paul Giamatti

"Philanthropy without scale and sustainability is like any other bad business that will simply wither and die on the vine." - Naveen Jain

"Any time an investment company has to spend heavily on advertising, it's probably a bad business in which to invest." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Football is not merely a small business, it's also a bad one. Anyone who spends any time inside football soon discovers that just as oil is part of the oil business, stupidity is part of the football business." - Simon Kuper

"My number one rule in business, and in life, is to enjoy what you do. Running a business involves long hours and hard decisions; if you don't have the passion to keep you going, your business will more than likely fail. If you don't enjoy what you are doing, then you shouldn't be doing it." - Richard Branson

"Business owners are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an owner away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business. He never stops hurtling onwards, making decisions and executing them." - Jean Baudrillard

"If someone really wants my company's business, why shouldn't he be able to do everything he can - including paying me off - to get that business? Because bribery encourages people to make decisions based on the wrong criteria, which means in the business world that it distorts the efficient allocation of resources." - James Surowiecki

"In business as in life, sometimes bad things happen to good people, and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But over time, if you play long enough, everybody gets what he deserves.. good and bad." - Jeffrey R Immelt

"Some people want fame, popularity and huge sales. I've always hoped to have a really long career. So I've tried to make each of my creative decisions and business decisions to allow for longevity. As a side effect I got really famous and really big. I didn't realize the two could go together." - Jewel Kilcher

"Weighing benefits against costs is the way most people make decisions - and the way most businesses make decisions, if they want to stay in business. Only in government is any benefit, however small, considered to be worth any cost, however large." - Thomas Sowell

"Part of making good decisions in business is recognizing the poor decisions you've made and why they were poor. I've made lots of mistakes. I'm going to make more. It's the name of the game. You don't want to expect perfection in yourself. You want to strive to do your best. It's too demanding to expect perfection in yourself." - Warren Buffett

"Some people want fame, popularity and huge sales. I've always hoped to have a really long career. So I've tried to make each of my creative decisions and business decisions to allow for longevity. As a side effect I got really famous and really big. I didn't realize the two could go together." - Jewel

"I've always followed politics, and I think politics is everybody's business because we're electing someone who's going to be making important decisions that will affect all of our lives." - John Legend

"I had made what I believe was one of the more valuable decisions of my business life. This was to confine all efforts solely to making major gains in the long-run." - Philip Arthur Fisher

"Every adviser told me to study the company, learn the business for the first 90 days and don't make any decisions. I couldn't resist seeing broken things and immediately taking action." - Marcelo Claure

"Character is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions. We invested in uncompromising integrity that helped us take difficult stands in some of the most difficult business situations." - Azim Premji

"Kurt Cobain was Nirvana. He named the band, hired its members, played guitar, wrote the songs, fronted the band onstage and in interviews, and took responsibility for the band's business decisions." - Courtney Love

"Keep your money in the first place. Let`s make our companies competitive and let`s make good business decisions dominate their decision making, not what`s good for Washington carve outs." - Paul Ryan

"It's the business that you guys are in too. We try to get as much information as we can and make the best decisions that we can for the football team." - Bill Belichick



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