Best 329 of Profit quotes - MyQuotes
Nonviolence is supremely the weapon of the dispossessed, the underprivileged, and the egalitarian, not those who are still addicted to private profit, commercial values, and great wealth.
Work neither for fame nor profit. An artist should aspire only to inspire.
Greed has two teachers; one is a cheat [a crafty person] and the other one is financial loss. When one incurs loss; it will quickly destroy the tuber of greed.
I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church. All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
Inside an organization there are only cost centers. The only profit center is a customer whose check has not bounced.
Md. Ziaul Haque
I think that the existence of the telecommunication sector will be at stake in the near future! Less sim to sim calls will bring less profits for the companies! The people will find myriad ways to communicate with one another on the phone mostly by using the internet only!
There are more ways than one to measure profits and losses.
Surplus-value and the rate of surplus-value are... the invisible essence to be investigated, whereas the rate of profit and hence the form of surplus-value as profit are visible surface phenomena
A rumor is usually a lie that the media can legally profit from.
The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists.
John F Kennedy
An economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough jobs or enough profits
Profits are better than wages.
There's something that's so basically corrupt about any system in which a good and fair profit is not enough. There has to be more, every year, every quarter, because your stock price has to rise.
The variation in the value of money, however great, makes no difference in the rate of profits.
When you nationalize the expenditures but privatize the revenue, everything is profit.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources.
... the sea defrauds many an honest undertaker of his profits.
A musical profit outweighs a financial loss.
Walter Scott has no business to write novels, especially good ones. — It is not fair. — He has fame and profit enough as a poet, and should not be taking the bread out of other people’s mouths. — I do not like him, and do not mean to like Waverley if I can help it — but fear I must.
The culture around here is much less cutthroat than it is in, say, Silicon Valley, or even within the non-profit culture in D.C.
In most companies people make a specific contribution to the company in their function. But it is not expressed in terms of profit, only in terms of performing their function better.
If a stock doesn’t act right don’t touch it; because, being unable to tell precisely what is wrong, you cannot tell which way it is going. No diagnosis, no prognosis. No prognosis, no profit.
Godliness must be presented with its profit and incentives, not only for the good of the nation and society, but of eternal value.
When it comes to Vought, or any corporate outfit really, all that counts to them is profit. They send their kids on planes built by the lowest bidder. They travel on the fuckin' things themselves. Company jets or first class, they still go on 'em. Safety costs. Money's God.
It is worth pointing out that assuredly not more than one person out of a hundred who stayed in the market after after 1925 emerged from it with a net profit and that the speculative losses taken were appalling.
Brotherhood is not so wild a dream as those, who profit by postponing it, pretend.
A man has a very insecure tenure of a property which another can carry away with his eyes. A few months reduced me to the cruel necessity either of destroying my machine, or of giving it to the public. To destroy it, I could not think of; to give up that for which I had laboured so long, was cruel. I had no patent, nor the means of purchasing one. In preference to destroying, I gave it to the public. [On his inability to keep for himself a profitable income from his invention of the Spinning Mule.]
Endure the pain in the sunrise, so when it's sunset, there's lot of profit to be gained.
What does it profit man if he allows a nonentity to make him look irrelevant just because he wants to indirectly have him become a life member of the nonentity club? No man can make you less valuable except you enter into agreement with such man. Not all birds with wings have the mastery of soaring high....
Hasara ni faida.
Where were living we have a certain amount of our profit every year its like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.
A dream business that doesn't make money is a living nightmare.
Instead of yielding to idle conversation it might profit one to cultivate silence and contemplation.
A human being can only take so much when their basic rights as a citizen of the earth are being denied to them – or sold at a high cost.
Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
Nicholas Murray Butler
Businesses planned for service are apt to succeed businesses planned for profit are apt to fail.
To do what profits is eternity.
A system is corrupt when it is strictly profit-driven, not driven to serve the best interests of its people.
During the period of capital moving from one employment to another, the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high, but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained.
Having a skill is much more profitable than having a certificate
When the world shifts its focus on heart over mind, we will finally experience a beautiful global village for our children.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Books, you know, they’re not just commodities. The profit motive often is in conflict with the aims of art. We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art—the art of words.
The best way to invest corporate profits is to give them to the employees.
Transcendent values like trust and integrity literally translate into revenue, profits and prosperity.
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
What did Citibank get out of it? It got the ability to reverse the arbitrage. Actually, what they got was the ability to give themselves a profit, and that saved the bank.
Your customers will always be human, always have an empathic approach in how you treat guests. You will profit more on relatability than just revenue.
Any system that values profit over human life is a very dangerous one indeed. Simply put, it lacks values, and such a system will eventually collapse once its true light is discovered by the masses. Though some say that capitalism is a modern system, corruption has been the source for the demise of every great civilization.
Lewis H. Lapham
At this late stage in the history of American capitalism I'm not sure I know how much testimony still needs to be presented to establish the relation between profit and theft.
Be true to yourself, and, um, don't worry about some large companies' quarterly profit index.