The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.

The very best financial presentation is one that's well thought out and anticipates any questions… answering them in advance.

The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.

There is nothing more requisite in business than dispatch.

There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.

There's a lot more business out there in small town America than I ever dreamed of.

To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight.

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.

Unequal combinations are always disadvantageous to the weaker side.

Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.

We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.

We have yet to see the full impact of the open, global marketplace. By 1997 all raw materials and technology will be available everywhere in the world. The only differences between countries and markets will be skill levels, education, and the level of empowerment of the workplace.

We let folks know we're interested in them and that they're vital to us. cause they are.

We're going to see a lot more young people entering entrepreneurial ventures.

Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.

What helps people, helps business.

What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it.

What's good for the country is good for General Motors, and vice versa.

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