There is less to fear from outside competition than from inside inefficiency, discourtesy and bad service.
If you don't do it excellently, don't do it at all. Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there? - Robert Townsend
He profits most who serves best. - Arthur F. Sheldon
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room. - Anita Roddick
The temptation of business is always to feed yesterday and starve tomorrow. - Peter Drucker
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year. - John Foster Dulles
If you are failing to plan, you are planning to fail. - Tariq Siddique
Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. - Oscar Wilde
Sometimes, the hardest decision made is the right thing to do.
The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B. - James Yorke
Show me the business man or institution not guided by sentiment and service, by the idea that "he profits most who serves best," and I will show you a man or an outfit that is dead or dying. - B. F. Harris
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office. - Robert Frost
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. - Abraham Lincoln