Industry Quotes

Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive; creditors will not insult, nor want oppress, nor hungerness bite, nor nakedness freeze thee. - Benjamin Franklin


In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and very many things which it cannot. - Henry Ward Beecher


Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. - Edmund Burke


We in the industry know that behind every successful screenwriter stands a woman. And behind her stands his wife. - Groucho Marx


A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune. - Richard Whately


If you aspire to become a 'giant' of industry you first must learn to 'grow' and learn from all your past mistakes and failures. - Joseph P. Martino


The sun of liberty is set; you must light up the candle of industry and economy. - Benjamin Franklin


Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything. - Benjamin Franklin


All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish. - Clive James


The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die.-Barry Commoner


Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting.-Ang Lee


We have made people in the industry and the people that see us aware that God loves them.-Della Reese


In this industry, the new owners prefer to kill anything they weren't responsible for.-Tom Berenger


I'm more than an actor. I'm an icon, an industry.-Corey Feldman


Probably some of the projects I chose to do after that had more to do with what people thought of me. The industry was very open and probably hoping that I could do anything.-Bo Derek


Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.-Charles Krauthammer


And so the danger for the housing industry is if we see interest rates rise.-Franklin Raines


I don't believe in government regulation of the software industry.-Jim Barksdale


I hate the industry even more now, no bands get nurtured anymore. Labels only spend money promoting acts they know will be Top Ten. I find it offensive spending $2 million on a video.-Siouxsie Sioux


The shell fishing industry represents a major part of Louisiana's economy.-Bobby Jindal


I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry.-Sean Lennon


These are times of unprecedented challenge and change in the airline industry, and the appointments we are announcing today will put American in an even stronger position to continue the substantial progress that has already been made under the tenets of our Turnaround Plan.-Gerard Arpey


That doesn't mean you have to have the lowest costs in the industry to succeed. But you need to make sure the activities and product attributes that increase your costs above the other guy bring in at least that much more in revenue, and hopefully more.-Gerard Arpey


There's a certain logic to systems, and that logic is fairly self-evident. It's very straightforward, usually. It might take a little research, it might take a little bit of industry to prize it out, but it's there to be seen.-Michael Nesmith


If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.-Donna Reed


Linear thinking typifies a highly developed industry. It starts to get these patterns built into it somehow. I'm not sure how that happens, but certainly you take a look at dinosaurs.-Michael Nesmith


Hollywood is very much an industry town. Your life becomes caught up in all of the parties and this list and that list. That's not something that I respond well to.-Don Johnson


Kids shouldn't see all the violence they do these days. But the industry just doesn't care.-Linda Blair


You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry.-Kabir Bedi


With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption.-Arthur Erickson


Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.-Arthur Erickson


By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum.-Steve Albini


For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.-Paul Kane


I no longer look at my life and times in the motion picture industry as my career. I just look at it now as something I like and want to do.-Kurt Russell


Rationality is not one of this industry's attributes.-Scott Hamilton


I mean it's the most objective industry in the world. If your numbers stink, you're out. If your numbers are good, you get more money. It's the most Darwinian, it's beautiful, it's brutal, it works.-Jim Cramer


I think you'll do as well as most professionals. Most professionals don't beat the market. Let's not over-rate my industry. But if you have time, you can be in good mutual funds that have good records.-Jim Cramer


I also thought of myself as the Sonny Barger of the film industry.-John Milius


There's accountability in the mutual fund industry. And they've been tremendous engines of wealth for people and they're going to continue to be so.-Jim Cramer


The mutual fund industry provided the money for Intel and Motorola and Hewlett-Packard to crush the competitors.-Jim Cramer


There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop. Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen.-Leland Stanford


The right of each individual in any relation to secure to himself the full benefits of his intelligence, his capacity, his industry and skill are among the inalienable inheritances of humanity.-Leland Stanford


No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home.-Rosanne Cash


I've never been in the music industry, only acting.-Victoria Jackson


The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun.-Christian Siriano


The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.-Krzysztof Kieslowski


I find aspects of the industry tedious and hard to manage.-Charlie Hunnam


The truth of the matter is the real industry is in LA and the cream of the talent is there.-Charlie Hunnam


A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.-Gertrude Jekyll


Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent.-Terry Prachett


I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will, but otherwise I'd never move there. It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me.-Juliette Binoche


A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.-Adam Baldwin


There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting.-Colin Mochrie


If you've got an industry where you've got massive investment, it doesn't matter whether you bring in alternative supplies. You still lose the money on that industry.-Arthur Scargill


The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food.-Gro Harlem Brundtland


I think the industry is oblivious to the fact that most people listen to all kinds of stuff. I personally don't know of anyone who listens to only one genre of music. It's vanity because no one does.-Keith Urban


I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.-Hattie McDaniel


I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada.-Samantha Bee


And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years.-Chris Anderson


I am one day going to be working openly in the motion picture industry. When that day comes, I swear to you that I will never sign a term contract with any major studio.-Dalton Trumbo


You try to get out there and live. I've always had good friends who've been very supportive and help make me feel good and grounded because I've never felt attached to the film industry.-Winona Ryder


And I think we need a combination of a freeze, potentially, and also we need to sit down with the - with the banking industry and talk to them about ways in which we can help them be able to work those mortgages out, because it's absolutely imperative that we keep people in their homes.-Debbie Wasserman Schultz


Democrats are going to proudly run on the fact that we turned the economy around. It was our policies under President Obama's leadership through the Recovery Act, through investing in the automobile industry.-Debbie Wasserman Schultz


If it were up to the candidates for president on the Republican side, we would be driving foreign cars. They would have let the auto industry in America go down the tubes.-Debbie Wasserman Schultz


Personally, I think that for example the chemical directive in its present form does too much damage to the chemical industry - especially the medium sized businesses - and will hurt our worldwide competitiveness.-Angela Merkel


That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.-Lisa Bonet


I knew nothing about the independent film industry. I didn't know much about the industry itself. All I knew was how to watch movies, how to enjoy them, how to hate them, how not to like them.-Michelle Rodriguez


The unions and the auto companies have been unable to put a deal together that fundamentally restructures the industry. It needs to get done. The only way it's really going to get done is in bankruptcy court. They should have done it six months ago they should do it now.-Timothy Pawlenty


It's changing a bit, but the thing in LA is everyone is either in the industry, or knows someone who is in the industry. So, they don't let on that they recognize you, that's what I've found out.-Catherine Bell


I went to America on holiday when I was 17 and, before I knew it, I'd been signed up by an agency and had these obligations I didn't understand, but which I couldn't say no to. This industry chose me. But I did choose to make it fulfilling.-Elle Macpherson


People in the fashion industry have used the press a lot more than people in the film industry, because you have nothing to sell except for the image: The image is everything.-Elle Macpherson


The image is where you have dinner at night, who you're seeing. It's what car you drive and how you dress. People in the industry sell that, and it creates a dream. There's nothing else.-Elle Macpherson


Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.-Joseph Heller


But since I am in the music industry, I don't want anyone to download music, not on September 9th.-Obie Trice


We showed the industry that female artists could attract the same audiences as the big male stars.-Sarah McLachlan


Because of the audience I get and the fact that these people aren't traditional comics buyers I don't think the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is a very respectable thing. I'm very used to it. I'm not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.-Jhonen Vasquez


The monarchy is a labor intensive industry.-Harold Wilson


I would love to not date someone in the same industry as me. Otherwise it becomes what it means to everyone else.-Emma Watson


We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.-Carol Bellamy


If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic. If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.-George A. Romero


The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.-David Byrne


Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand.-Michael Pollan


The health care industry can play a great role in this by being aware of the fact that these children form perhaps the most neglected group of people in the country, largely because it is hard to find them.-C. Everett Koop


Billions of people have seen and been influenced by movies in the short history of this industry.-Conrad Hall


I entered the cosmetics industry because I wanted more women to use cosmetics made with safe, healthful ingredients.-Gloria Swanson


The major gossip columnists were more concerned with protecting the industry than with gunning down sinners.-Gloria Swanson


When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.-Loretta Young


What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate people to live a life of industry for it is by steady work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation. For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally our people around our ideal.-Theodor Herzl


Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.-John Tyler

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