Business Quotes for Business Owners about Imperfection

Running a successful business is not easy. Every business owner, no matter how large or small their business is, will tell you the same thing.

Soccerwidow has collected 25 of the most meaningful quotes about business, on the theme of ‘imperfection’ and human mistakes: Nothing is (or ever can be) perfect.

Business Quote: Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake - Napoleon BonaparteImage: Eric Isselee (Shutterstock)

The following selection of business quotes are sorted in chronological order by birth year of the author… Run your business, stay motivated and do not give in!

It is not the business of generals to shoot one another.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
(1769-1852; Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman;
defeated Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo)
Never interrupt your enemy
when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte
(1769-1821; French militarist and political leader)
Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him.
Teach a man to fish,
and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.

Karl Marx
(1818-1883; German philosopher, economist, and revolutionary socialist)
I don’t pay good wages
because I have a lot of money;
I have a lot of money
because I pay good wages.

Robert Bosch
(1861-1942; German industrialist, engineer, and inventor)
The competitor to be feared is one
who never bothers about you at all, but goes on
making his own business better all the time.

Henry Ford
(1863-1947; American industrialist)

learn to think like a bookmaker!
deciphering bookmaker mathematics

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