„It will be none of this summit's business to choose the titles for leaders, it is the business of this summit to see what we are going to do for the suffering people and masses in Africa.“
— Bernard Membe Tanzanian politician 1953
When asked if he would address Robert Mugabe as president; quoted in "Africa urged to act on Zimbabwe," http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7480584.stm BBC News (2008-06-30)
„People suffer because they are caught in their views. As soon as we release those views, we are free and we don't suffer anymore.“
— Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
„When I went to business school, they said, "Focus on your shareholder, Marc. The business of business is business." That no longer applies. We have to erase that from our history books. The business of business is improving the state of the world.“
— Marc Benioff American businessman 1964
CNBC: Marc Benioff: We bought Time Magazine because 'business is the greatest platform for change' https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/25/benioff-bought-time-because-business-is-greatest-platform-for-change.html (25 September 2018)
„“A leader must keep his or her eye on the core customers and core business. I have seen many executives focus so much on new growth that they let the core business slip away.”“
— Don Soderquist 1934 - 2016
Don Soderquist “ The Wal-Mart Way: The Inside Story of the Success of the World's Largest Company https://books.google.com/books?id=mIxwVLXdyjQC&lpg=PR9&dq=Don%20Soderquist&pg=PR9#v=onepage&q=Don%20Soderquist&f=false, Thomas Nelson, April 2005, p. 178.
„Seeming wise men may make shift to get opinion; but let no man choose them for employment; for certainly you were better take for business, a man somewhat absurd, than over-formal.“
— Francis Bacon English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author 1561 - 1626
Of Seeming Wise
„BlackBerry isn't getting out of the hardware business. It stands alone as the only smartphone company exclusively focused on business, security and traditional communication. Until someone else steps up to meet this need, there continues to be a market for its hardware...“
— Rob Enderle American financial analyst 1954
BlackBerry Misinformation and the Smartphone Security Crisis http://itbusinessedge.com/blogs/unfiltered-opinion/blackberry-misinformation-and-the-smartphone-security-crisis.html in IT Business Edge (8 July 2016)
„It is time to get down to business. Scotland's new politics starts now.... Let's start as we mean to continue - with respect for diversity of opinion.“
— Alex Salmond Scottish National Party politician and former First Minister of Scotland 1954
„The world has so much suffering in it already—choosing to be vegetarian is one thing you can do to reduce the suffering on a daily basis.“
— Alyssa Milano American actress, singer, producer 1972
Interview with peta2, as quoted in "Chrissie Hynde to NYC: No More Violence at Ground Zero" by PETA (13 October 2008) https://www.peta.org/blog/chrissie-hynde-nyc-violence-ground-zero/.
„The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in our health, or we suffer in our soul, or we get fat.“
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
Attributed in Einstein: The Life and Times by Ronald W. Clark (1971), p. 737. The only source given in the end notes is "personal information". Einstein is said to have made this comment when a box of candy was being passed around after dinner, and he said that his doctor wouldn't let him eat it. The book also says that 'A friend asked him why it was the devil and not God who had imposed the penalty. "What's the difference?" he answered. "One has a plus in front, the other a minus."'.
for every piece of business the most businesslike thing is
to choose the right moment.“
— Menander Athenian playwright of New Comedy -342 - -291 př. n. l.