GREETiER - WorlD of WordS
"Nowadays it seems more and more like the 'business' in 'show business' is underlined and there are campaigns and it's all part of getting people in to see the movies."
"Writing fiction is for me a fraught business an occasion of daily dread for at least the first half of the novel and sometimes all the way through. The work process is totally different from writing nonfiction. You have to sit down every day and make it up."
"To talk about a relationship trivializes something that's nobody's business."
"In this business until you're known as a monster you're not a star."
"The business side of film has goofed up so many things but even that's changing. It happened to the music industry and now it's happening to the film studios. It's crazy what's going on. But artists should have control of their work especially if as I always say you never turn down a good idea and never take a bad idea."
"Now that women are jockeys baseball umpires atomic scientists and business executives maybe someday they can master parallel parking."
"Mental fight means thinking against the current not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth."
"A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business live concerts."
"Well there's nobody who has a more supportive husband than I do and he has a business that he runs and it's his own business so he has work to do my kids have school to do I mean people have - there are other things in life besides politics."
"Childhood is a tricky business. Usually something goes wrong."
"Business is never so healthy as when like a chicken it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets."
"Major labels didn't start showing up really until they smelled money and that's all they're ever going to be attracted to is money-that's the business they're in- making money."
"I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury and the highlight of show business. I was born into a Christian home."
"The more you are in this business the more humbled by it you become."
"Vulgar and obscene the papers run rumors daily about people in show business tales of wicked ways and witless affairs."
"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions but to use the ordinary ones and in working them up into poetry to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."
"You can't be halfway in this business. If you don't meet the fans you lose all you've got."
"You do have to do business with and to try to influence people you don't agree with or find disagreeable so it's important to stress that balance."
"Business is not just doing deals business is having great products doing great engineering and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally business is a cobweb of human relationships."
"The social business marketplace is effectively forcing brands to engage with consumers on the basis of something that is meaningful to them. More often than not this takes the form of some core value that finds expression in a non-profit cause."
"That's what show business is sincere insincerity."
"The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We're the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well others think that we're down and are not going to get back up again but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years."
"For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class the novel is serious the novel is work the novel is conscientious application why the novel is practically the retail business all over again."
"Advertising is a business of words but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera."
"The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business."
"I can take more punishment than anyone in the business."
"Artists are notoriously snooty and suspicious of anything coming from the business community."
"Duty is the great business of a sea officer all private considerations must give way to it however painful it may be."
"You hear entertainers all the time saying 'If I couldn't get paid for this I'd do it for free.' When's the last time you ever heard a business person say 'If I couldn't get paid for being chairman of British Petroleum I'd do it for free'?"
"The hardest thing about being in this business is just being able to be yourself. People act like there's this one set of rules to follow to be a pop star and I think 'Well you say I'm a pop star so maybe that's not true.'"
"Almost anyone can be an author the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being."
"Except for politics no business is scrutinized more exhaustively than journalism."
"I started the site when I was 19. I didn't know much about business back then."
"Behind every small business there's a story worth knowing. All the corner shops in our towns and cities the restaurants cleaners gyms hair salons hardware stores - these didn't come out of nowhere."
"The real business of life is trying to understand each other."
"And what most people don't understand is the bulk of business in this country is small business."
"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
"The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively a God who does a wholesale not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals."
"Movies are an expensive business."
"The great fear that hung over the business community in the 1970s was death by regulation and the great goal of the conservative movement as it rose to triumph in the 1980s was to remove that threat - to keep OSHA the EPA and the FTC from choking off entrepreneurship with their infernal meddling in the marketplace."
"One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes."
"I get a lot of return business. I think it's all those years I put in traveling around the country people saw me before and had a good time so they want to see me again."
"Most small business owners are not particularly sophisticated business people. That's not a criticism they're passionate about cutting hair or cooking food and that's why they got in the business not because they have an MBA."
"The camera fails to capture the 'business' in show business! We typically will give 10 percent of our salary to the agent 10 percent to the manager and 5 percent to the lawyer plus the publicist gets a flat fee which needs to be budgeted for."
"If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda it is all the more important that the public understand that difference and choose their news sources accordingly."
"Profit in business comes from repeat customers customers that boast about your project or service and that bring friends with them."
"I know from my own experience and from other people in the business that when you come from a place where nobody knew who you were and then there is this sudden shift to where everybody now knows who you are there's an adjustment that you have to make."
"I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable."
"My approach to cutting spending as president is to do a ten percent across the board cut of all federal agencies and then ask each of my new agency heads to find another ten percent by drilling down. That's what you do in business to come up with approximately 20 percent cuts for the first fiscal year budget."
"I've set the model of showing fighters how they should conduct their business."
"Part of show business is magic. You don't know how it happens."
"A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers and he rubbed my nose in the retail business."
"Anything that isn't opposed by about 40 percent of humanity is either an evil business or so unimportant that it simply doesn't matter."
"There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can't look at the business with a fresh pair of eyes and as objectively as if you were a new CEO. Fire yourself on a Friday night and come in on Monday morning as if a search firm put you there as a turn-around leader. Can you be objective and make the bold change?"
"In business for yourself not by yourself."