Company Quotes

When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. - Wystan Hugh Auden

 

Children of men! the unseen Power, whose eye Forever doth accompany mankind, Hath look'd on no religion scornfully That men did ever find. - Matthew Arnold

 

If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

 

A man is known by the company he organizes. - Ambrose Bierce

 

Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither, these make the finest company in the world. - Logan Pearsall Smith

 

People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy. - Samuel Butler

 

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate. - Euripides

 

Homer himself must beg if he want means, and as by report sometimes he did 'go from door to door and sing ballads, with a company of boys about him. - Robert Burton

 

I will make company with creators, with harvesters, with rejoicers: I will show them the rainbow and the stairway to the Superman. (Thus Spoke Zarathustra) - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.-Russell Baker

 

A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.-John Gay

 

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.-Izaak Walton

 

Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.-Izaak Walton

 

That just seems like a tough thing to do... just work in the middle of a company for your entire life. You just do the same thing out of college until you're 60, and then you retire.-Luke Wilson

 

I support Democrats and Republicans. And I'm telling you that the business community in this company is frightened to death of the weird political philosophy of the President of the United States. And until he's gone, everybody's going to be sitting on their thumbs.-Steve Wynn

 

Why are we here? I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists solely to make money. Money is an important part of a company's existence, if the company is any good. But a result is not a cause. We have to go deeper and find the real reason for our being.-David Packard

 

MPC, Moving Picture Company, they're really excellent, they did the majority of the effects.-Ridley Scott

 

Not only I lost what I had in the ship, but from the captain and the company generally what was good or worth the taking was carried away; all which was done unknown to the emperor.-Will Adams

 

Think as you work, for in the final analysis, your worth to your company comes not only in solving problems, but also in anticipating them.-Tom Lehrer

 

When we love anyone with our whole hearts, life begins when we are with that person; it is only in their company that we are really and truly alive.-William Barclay

 

We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.-Tryon Edwards

 

That said, there is a tendency to help the large industrial conglomerate more quickly than the small company you have never heard of. That is something in the culture we are trying to change.-Lawrence Eagleburger

 

Avon is a unique place to work; we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company; 46 percent of our officers are women.-Andrea Jung

 

Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.-Samuel Pepys

 

Every company's greatest assets are its customers, because without customers there is no company.-Michael LeBoeuf

 

A lot of record company people, even though they're our age, want to be perceived as young hip guys, and they're hurting the business.-John Mellencamp

 

The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this, but there's no company whatsoever in that feeling. Think of Pound's great emphasis, the way out is via the door.-Robert Creeley

 

I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it's by June next year we all migrate to Linux - you don't want to migrate 6,000 people both operating system and office suite in a single jump.-Miguel de Icaza

 

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.-Rod McKuen

 

People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much.-Mason Cooley

 

So I've learned in the past, if a company approaches me and they want something like this, or something like that that I've done and I turn them down, they're going to do it anyhow.-Danny Elfman

 

The last thing we need is yet another makeup company. Even I have a nervous breakdown when I go through the department store makeup floor.-Lauren Hutton

 

Live always in the best company when you read.-Sydney Smith

 

I talked to the record company about what I had in mind. They said they wanted something lush. I figured the best thing to do was let them hear what I had in mind.-Etta James

 

The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.-Arianna Huffington

 

There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don't like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don't spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.-Michael Dell

 

I am looking forward to going to Dubai because it gives us an opportunity to interact with each other. We can sit and enjoy each other's company. We can go out for a walk without worrying about shooting schedules.-Amitabh Bachchan

 

Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.-Anthony Trollope

 

I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn't have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling... I'm the most sampled artist in history.-Rick James

 

At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.-Roger Staubach

 

The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.-C. Wright Mills

 

I love being part of a company, and telling a story.-Judi Dench

 

Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.-Kenneth Grahame

 

Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger.-Kenneth Grahame

 

If you have a song that you think sounds like another song you should contact the publishing company and say I have a song here, let's cut a deal that lets everyone walk away feeling good.-Wayne Coyne

 

I'm the most gregarious of men and love good company, but never less alone when alone.-Peter O'Toole

 

If you're part of a record company, you're a manufactured product. It doesn't mean that you're not talented.-Kylie Minogue

 

I am a gambler. I decided to go in with Company E in the first wave.-Robert Capa

 

When a film company is in the red they come to me. Always it is the same.-Bela Lugosi

 

Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates, we expect to change the world in every way, to succeed wildly at everything we touch, to have the broadest impact of any company in the world.-Steve Ballmer

 

I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company. I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are and what people are thinking.-Steve Ballmer

 

It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are being done by another dance company.-Mikhail Baryshnikov

 

A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.-Cesare Pavese

 

A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'-Lewis Black

 

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.-Harold S. Geneen

 

Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.-Harold S. Geneen

 

If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like.-Soichiro Honda

 

No 27-year-old has the experience to run a company that does a quarter of a billion dollars a year in sales.-Calvin Klein

 

People who run a ready-to-wear company are businessmen rather than production or design people.-Calvin Klein

 

I am not going to be dictated to by fans, certainly. I am dictated enough to by my record company to last me a million years.-Marvin Gaye

 

Like, my mother would have company over, and I would sing so they'd pay attention to me.-Little Richard

 

A company is stronger if it is bound by love rather than by fear.-Herb Kelleher

 

I've never had a relationship with a record executive. I always went to the record company by someone that liked my playing. Then they would get fired, and I'd be left with the record company. And then - because they got fired - the record company wouldn't do anything for me.-Ornette Coleman

 

Most of my relationships have been like that - with record companies. I've never had a legitimate business relationship with a company. I've always had a personal relationship with someone in the company.-Ornette Coleman

 

It was a great time to be born, because I got to have my own publishing company right from the beginning, so I made more money than somebody would have doing what I did ten or fifteen years before.-Jackson Browne

 

For me, Company is still the best way for me to work.-Derek Bailey

 

The company without a strategy is willing to try anything.-Michael Porter

 

A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique.-Michael Porter

 

If you had a record company believing in you enough to cut an album then you had better have the ability to work the album on the road.-Lou Gramm

 
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