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"Understanding variation is the key to success in quality and business." - W Edwards Deming

"I have this saying. Quality is the best business plan. I believe so strongly in that." - John Lasseter

"Quality is the best business plan." - John Lasseter

"When you're out of quality, you're out of business." - Phil Crosby

"Integrity is the human quality most necessary to business success." - John C Maxwell

"When you're out of quality you're out of business." - Anonymous

"My idea of quality is my own idea of quality. What I do and what I want to do next is my business. The next thing I fall in love with might be what you think is rubbish." - Rufus Sewell

"If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself." - Frank Perdue

"Women were also urged to work on a mysterious quality called 'fascination.' Coming of age in the 1920's was a competitive business..." - Susan Cain

"I look at each day as a chance to move one notch above yesterday - whether it's in service quality, delivery, speed, or any other aspect of the business." - Daniel Snyder

"Now, most of the time you couldn't be too sure of the quality of the drug. Although, in my experience the stuff was always of a very high quality, because back then we didn't have business majors peddling lower-quality stuff in an effort to increase profits." - Lewis Black

"Make no compromise in quality." - Henry E. Steinway

"Quality starts in the boardroom." - W Edwards Deming

"Quality is always in style." - Robert Genn

"The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. The quality of your business is no different." - Harvey Mackay

"The quality of business communications has become poorer in recent years as people avoid phone calls and face-to-face meetings, I can only assume, in some misguided quest for efficiency." - Richard Branson

"I believe that companies, doing business in a responsible and sustainable way, can help raise the quality of life and standards of living in some of the poorest parts of the world" - Antony Burgmans

"The Power of WHO provides great lessons about how to succeed in business and in life. If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky's the limit." - Wayne Gretzky

"If your business isn't the best quality, it will not succeed." - Tracy Reese

"See's candy company was the first high-quality business we ever bought." - Charlie Munger

"Everything is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period." - Steve Jobs

"Americans chose a free enterprise system designed to provide a quality of opportunity, not compel a quality of results. And that is why this is only place in the world where you can open up a business in the spare bedroom of your home." - Marco Rubio

"Learn your craft well. Take care of your own business. Success (popularity) is fleeting for most, but longevity lies in a quality craft with integrity. Oh, and don't take yourself too seriously." - Oleta Adams

"Every time you're exposed to advertising in America you're reminded that this country's most profitable business is still the manufacture, packaging, distribution, and marketing of bullshit. High-quality, grade-A, prime-cut, pure American bullshit." - George Carlin

"Insanity comes in two basic varieties: slow and fast. I'm not talking about onset or duration. I mean the quality of the insanity, the day-to-day business of being nuts." - Susanna Kaysen

"You have to train people how to be business innovators. If you don't train them, the quality of the ideas that you get in an innovation marketplace is not likely to be high." - Gary Hamel

"My father taught us that to thrive, excellence in technology, quality, and customer service along with cost competitiveness is a prerequisite. His contribution to business, the economy, and society at large can never be underscored enough." - Kumar Mangalam Birla

"The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context." - Carl Bernstein

"I'd really love to see a business model for higher education going forward that is actually affordable, that uses modern technology to reach scale and quality and that really reimburses the services rendered in a way that's meaningful to everybody." - Sebastian Thrun

"Seek Not Every Quality In One Individual." - Confucius

"In digital, you can maintain the quality." - Oliver Stone

"The number one idea is to view a stock as an ownership of the business and to judge the staying quality of the business in terms of its competitive advantage. Look for more value in terms of discounted future cash-flow than you are paying for. Move only when you have an advantage." - Charlie Munger

"In our film business, they say it's recession-proof, but there's no such thing. I think what it's done is there's been an increase in demand for high-quality product. If you understand the business side of it, there's a way to balance it." - Sandra Bullock

"When you invest in high-quality brands, it pays off with high-quality audiences and, ultimately, high-quality advertising rates." - Jim Bankoff

"I would never diminish the quality of Hermes. Hermes can be an even rarer and greater quality business, if they ever wanted to work with us." - Bernard Arnault

"There are many who subscribe to the convention that service is a business cost, but our data demonstrates that superior service is an investment that can help drive business growth. Investing in quality talent, and ensuring they have the skills, training and tools that enable them to empathize and actively listen to customers are central to providing consistently excellent service experiences." - Jim Bush

"Customers are a great way to finance a business for many reasons. First, customer financing is typically non dilutive. They want something from you other than equity in your business. Customers also help you fit your product to the market. And customers will help debug and improve the quality of the product." - Fred Wilson

"The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the quality of your relationships." - Tony Robbins

"The business of schools is to design, create, and invent high-quality, intellectually demanding schoolwork that students find engaging." - Phillip C. Schlechty

"The chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable business conditions." - Benjamin Graham

"Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period." - John Lasseter

"I have never known a concern to make a decided success that did not do good, honest work, and even in these days of fiercest competition, when everything would seem to be a matter of price, there lies still at the root of great business success the very much more important factor of quality. The effect of attention to quality, upon every man in the service, from the president of the concern down to the humblest laborer, cannot be overestimated." - Andrew Carnegie

"I'd say that Berkshire Hathaway's system is adapting to the nature of the investment problem as it really is. We've really made the money out of high quality businesses. In some cases, we bought the whole business. And in some cases, we just bought a big block of stock. But when you analyze what happened, the big money's been made in the high quality businesses. And most of the other people who've made a lot of money have done so in high quality businesses." - Charlie Munger

"I"d say that Berkshire Hathaway's system is adapting to the nature of the investment problem as it really is. We"ve really made the money out of high quality businesses. In some cases, we bought the whole business. And in some cases, we just bought a big block of stock. But when you analyze what happened, the big money's been made in the high quality businesses. And most of the other people who"ve made a lot of money have done so in high quality businesses." - Charlie Munger

"I'd say that Berkshire Hathaway's system is adapting to the nature of the investment problem as it really is. We've really made the money out of high quality businesses. In some cases, we bought the whole business. And in some cases, we just bought a big block of stock. But when you analyze what happened, the big money's been made in the high quality businesses. And most of the other people who've made a lot of money have done so in high quality businesses." - Charlie Munger

"Less government in business and more business in government." - Warren G Harding

"We're in the widget business." - George S Kaufman

"As government increases in quantity, our lives decrease in quality." - Joel Miller

"In a very real sense, there are only two roles in organisations: customers and suppliers. Everybody functions simultaneously in both roles, whether inside or outside the organisation the essence of good business, therefore, is the quality of the relationship between customer and supplier." - Stephen Covey

"I still believe that for good business analysts a concentrated portfolio is a good strategy combined with a long term horizon. Once again, the secret to success in following the formula strategy is patience, a quality in short supply for both professionals and individual investors alike. I think investors should have a large portion of their assets in equities over time." - Joel Greenblatt

"...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing." - Fidel Castro

"Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request. It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world." - William Cobbett

"I have been saying this for some time, but customers are not interested in grand games with higher-quality graphics and sound and epic stories. Only people who do not know the video game business would advocate the release of next-generation machines when people are not interested in cutting-edge technologies." - Hiroshi Yamauchi

"Many men absorbed in business show such a rare quality of culture that we are surprised at it. The reason invariably is partly because hard work and even the weariness it leaves carry a nobility with them, but also because there is no room in such lives for inferior mental occupation." - Ernest Dimnet

"If you talk to anybody who's been successful in business, they will tell you the thing that matters the most are people. And clearly, in this case, the quality of the people was not paid attention to. By the board and I don't know what they were doing. And I think there is a certain accountability by the board here." - John Kasich

"I think it's changing is that business is not as good as it was and it has become a real question in the world of fashion. You see, bags and shoes don't take on the seasonal quality that fashion does. A black leather bag can be good in any season, but you can't say the same about fashion, particularly about fabrication." - Donna Karan

"In a collective society, everybody's business is everybody's business." - John Henrik Clarke

"I'm in the retail business, not the circus business." - Philip Green

"I'm in the acting business. That's the ego business." - Betty White

"If I were in this business only for the business, I wouldn't be in this business." - Samuel Goldwyn

"If I would be in this business for business, I wouldn't be in this business." - Sol Hurok

"Quality is made in the board room. A worker can deliver lower quality, but she cannot deliver quality better than the system allow." - W Edwards Deming

"What I value in life is quality rather then quantity." - Albert Einstein

"Insecurity isn't an attractive quality in a man." - Ingrid Weir

"Also, bad quality causes big disruptions in my river system." - Taiichi Ohno

"The most essential quality in the game is passion" - Philipp Lahm

"In illness words seem to possess a mystic quality." - Virginia Woolf

"In the race for quality, there is no finish line" - David T. Kearns

"Slutiness is a very underrated quality in a girl." - Daniel Tosh

"In this world, there's even room for quality." - Lorin Maazel

"1,3,7-trimethylxanthine - a basic ingredient in quality software." - Erik Naggum

"There is a learning quality in all of our shows." - Trisha Goddard

"The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"The quality of health care in Canada is excellent." - Michael Douglas

"Every child in America deserves high-quality health care." - Nancy Johnson

"Passion is a quality I admire in a woman." - Cate Blanchett

"The original quality in any man of imagination is imagery." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"My quality of life here in Quebec City is extraordinary." - Patrick Roy

"The quality I most admire in a man is steadfastness." - David Mamet

"The whole music business in the United States is based on numbers, based on unit sales and not on quality. It's not based on beauty, it's based on hype and it's based on cocaine. It's based on giving presents of large packages of dollars to play records on the air." - Frank Zappa

"But it doesn't have to be this way. We can do things better. We need to stop doing business as usual and start focusing on end-to-end quality. Security needs to be built in from the start - not slapped on after the fact." - Gene Spafford

"Too often we measure everything and understand nothing. The three most important things you need to measure in a business are customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and cash flow. If you're growing customer satisfaction, your global market share is sure to grow, too. Employee satisfaction gets you productivity, quality, pride, and creativity. And cash flow is the pulse-the key vital sign of a company." - Jack Welch

"Too often we measure everything and understand nothing. The three most important things you need to measure in a business are customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and cash flow. If you're growing customer satisfaction, your global market share is sure to grow, too. Employee satisfaction gets you productivity, quality, pride, and creativity. And cash flow is the pulse-the key vital sign of a company." - Jack Welch

"We are seeing some challenges and some changes in American business, American enterprise, but the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is a reminder of things that must never change: the passion for excellence, the drive to innovate, the hard work that goes with any successful enterprise." - George W Bush

"Ringing the cash register is not the name of the game. It's only the scorekeeper, and it's not what motivates me. I'm motivated in my business by the compliments I receive about our people, our service, and the quality of our food." - S Truett Cathy

"Having the ability to be brutally honest with yourself is the greatest challenge you face when creating a business model. Too often we oversell ourselves on the quality of the idea, service, or product. We don't provide an honest assessment of how we fit in the market, why customers will buy from us, and at what price." - Mark Cuban

"But, look; it also exists for acts that are really established. It's not always a guarantee that you're going to do something that's going to be of quality. It's not always in your control. That's sort of how the business is. Because for the moment - for the moment, we're blessed." - Steve Zissis

"To me, I would much rather be part of a healthy industry than being the only player in a dead industry. There are so many great artists out there. And the goal is to make great movies, you know? So to be successful, quality is the best business plan as I always say." - John Lasseter

"Ranchers need clean water for their stock, farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business, and every living thing needs it for life... The law needs to be clear to protect water quality and the rights of landowners." - Mark Udall

"Thanks to the competence, love of God, our country's security and stability, endowed wealth, integrated infrastructure and quality services, the U.A.E. turned into the world's renowned destination for tourism, investment and business management: the interface of choice for hosting major cultural events, artistic and sports, in the world." - Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahy

"The genre of narrative business books that I love so much - the ones that have a you-are-there quality - was invented, or so it is said, in 1982 by David McClintick, who wrote 'Indecent Exposure,' a rollicking good read about a Hollywood scandal and the ultimate boardroom power struggle at Columbia Pictures." - Andrew Ross Sorkin

"I get very surprised and shocked because there is so much prejudice against me as a celebrity, instead of them looking at the quality of my work. Just look at the work. Forget about who I am. But there is so much perception in the art business that blurs that insight. The work speaks, so just look and then judge from there." - Michael Chow

"My main concern is quality and I think there is quality to be found in all categories of filmmaking." - Brad Pitt

"The quality of our life depends on the quality of the seeds that lie deep in our consciousness." - Nhat Hanh

"The quality of our life depends on the quality of the seeds that lie deep in our consciousness." - Nhat Hanh

"I'd like to be doing quality acting in a quality role and making as many people as possible happy." - John Larroquette

"Evil in the Third Reich had lost the quality by which most people recognize it-the quality of temptation." - Hannah

"There is a quality of life which lies always beyond the mere fact of life; and when we include the quality in the fact, there is still omitted the quality of the quality." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Our aim was to insure repeat business based on the system's reputation rather than on the quality of a single store or operator." - Ray Kroc

"The costs of poor quality are tangible; they will cost you customers and money, and ultimately affect the success of your business." - Subir Chowdhury

"Don't go into business with the sole objective of making lot of money. If you put service, quality, and customer satisfaction first-the money will follow." - Paul Clitheroe

"Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable business conditions." - Benjamin Graham

"I don't think we will put higher-ed out of business. I think we'll evolve it. More access, higher quality, lower costs, more global reach." - Sebastian Thrun

"Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request." - Lord Chesterfield

"If I had learned more about business ahead of time, I would have been shaped into believing that it was only about finances and quality management." - Anita Roddick

"Because my business life is so busy, my home is really my sanctuary. That is where I reflect and spend quality time with my girls." - Rachel Roy

"We had early on women having the right to vote, then women in the workforce during WWII, just going back in history, and then we had the higher education of women, and then women more fully participating in the economy and in business, the professions, education, you name the subject... but the missing link has always been: is there quality, affordable healthcare for all women, regardless of what their family situation might be?" - Nancy Pelosi

"Quality survives." - Leonard Maltin

"I'm not in the speech making business. I'm not in the seminar business. I'm not in the writing book business. I'm in the changing lives business." - Zig Ziglar

"I'm not in the service business." - Nic Pizzolatto

"Ego & Hype have no place in business." - Keshia Chante

"Profit in business comes from repeat customers" - W Edwards Deming

"Business today consists in persuading crowds." - Gerald Stanley Lee

"The Government's business is in sound condition." - Andrew Mellon

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"What you manage in business is people" - Harold Geneen

"Haste in every business brings failures." - Herodotus

"Being in love is an exhausting business." - Iris Murdoch

"Individuals don't win in business, teams do." - Sam Walton

"Become the very best in your business!" - Brian Tracy

"Business cannot prosper in societies that fail." - Kofi Annan

"In business you must give something back." - Donald Trump

"Business is in itself a power." - Garet Garrett

"I'm not really in the excuse business." - Bill Parcells

"Winning in my business is everything." - Al Unser

"People follow proven formulas in any business." - Phoebe Cates

"In business, you try to solve problems." - Bob Corker

"In any business, you have to evolve." - Ross Levinsohn

"In my case, the business chose me." - Ronald Meyer

"I'm not in the business of politics." - Abby Wambach

"Business today consists in persuading crowds." - T S Eliot

"In business for yourself, not by yourself." - William James

"I've met every freak in the business." - Quincy Jones

"I'm not in the being-annoyed business." - Jim Lehrer

"You always learn lessons in business." - Eli Broad

"The church is in the hope business." - John Ortberg

"I'm not in business to make money." - Mario Van Peebles

"Confidence is everything in this business." - Reese Witherspoon

"If a thing is old, it is a sign that it was fit to live. Old families, old customs, old styles survive because they are fit to survive. The guarantee of continuity is quality. Submerge the good in a flood of the new, and good will come back to join the good which the new brings with it. Old-fashioned hospitality, old-fashioned politeness, old-fashioned honor in business had qualities of survival. These will come back." - Eddie Rickenbacker

"Education is a matter of the spirit. No wiser word has been said on the subject, and yet we persist in applying education from without. No one knoweth the things of the man except the spirit of man which is in him; therefore, there is no education but self-education, and as soon as a young child begins his education, he does so as a student. Our business is to give him mind stuff. Both quantity and quality are essential." - Charlotte Mason

"The great multinationals are unwilling to face the moral and economic contradictions of their own behavior - producing in low-wage dictatorships and selling to high-wage democracies. Indeed, the striking quality about global enterprises is how easily free-market capitalism puts aside its supposed values in order to do business. The conditions of human freedom do not matter to them so long as the market demand is robust. The absence of freedom, if anything, lends order and efficiency to their operations." - William Greider

"I think unfortunately in this gold rush mentality that we've been in for the last years there has been not enough focus on business model quality. So when push comes to shove, there actually aren't that many great businesses that can go public. Because I think if you're going to thrive as a public company, it presupposes that you make more money than you spend." - Chamath Palihapitiya

"The intellectual's ... playfulness, in its various manifestations, is likely to seem to most men a perverse luxury; in the United States the play of the mind is perhaps the only form of play that is not looked upon with the most tender indulgence. His piety is likely to seem nettlesome, if not actually dangerous. And neither quality is considered to contribute very much to the practical business of life." - Richard Hofstadter

"The holy angels live and qualify in the light, in the good quality wherein the Holy Ghost reigneth. The devils live and reign in the fierce wrathful quality, in the quality of fierceness and wrath, destruction or perdition." - Jakob Bohme

"In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business. In the hood they say there's no business like ho' business." - Curtis Jackson

"We're in the doing business, or acting business and creating business. We're not in the results business, so we don't have any control over what the result is." - Thomas Jane

"I personally, only work with people in my business who show excellence. I have a business, the business of enlightenment." - Frederick Lenz

"If you are going to survive in business, show business or any business, then you have to be bold." - Rebecca Ferguson

"Although not of the quality of my later work, I feel there is some quality to it [my early work] in an art sense, and probably some additional quality in a biographical sense." - E. J. Hughes

"There's a kind of dynamic quality about theater and that dynamic quality expresses itself in relation to, first of all, the environment in which it's being staged; then the audience, the nature of the audience, the quality of the audience." - Wole Soyinka



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