Words matter. These are the best Profitable Quotes from famous people such as Brigham Young, Nick Woodman, Lev Grossman, Dick Cavett, Benjamin Whichcote, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t care whether the people believe me to be a prophet, seer, or revelator or not – I have been very profitable to this people, and I have seen a good many things, and I have revealed many things.
I didn’t want to take anybody else’s money. I wanted to do something small that could be profitable from the beginning, and grow that way – and never need someone to write me a check to keep the business going.
I’ve drunk Amazon’s free Diet Coke. Nothing makes more sense to me than a company trying to make bookselling into a profitable business. I’m not anti-Amazon, and I’m not pro-publishers either. I’m pro-books.
As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
I think the idea that giant profitable corporations should pay their workers enough so that they don’t need food stamps – since when is that left-wing? How did that become ‘leftie?’ That doesn’t seem leftie to me. That seems common sense.
Organizations get invested into a particular product. And sometimes the best thing is to stop making that product, even though it’s profitable, because it has optimized at a local peak.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
News may not be very profitable anymore, but it sure is popular.
We have these services that people love and that are drivers of data usage… and we want to work this out, so that way, it’s a profitable model for our partners.
Family entertainment is really very necessary in our culture. Look how profitable they are. It’s almost not discretionary. You need to take your family to the movies.
Throughout human history, people have developed strong loyalties to traditions, rituals, and symbols. In the most effective organizations, they are not only respected but celebrated. It is no coincidence that the most highly admired corporations are also among the most profitable.
A financial shift happened with ‘Facing the Giants’ and ‘Fireproof,’ where movies that were faith-based films were profitable. And people in Hollywood – like people in downtown U.S.A. – are out to make money.
If you’re a cyber-criminal, the days of stealing data and then selling it for cash in the dark web – they’re not so profitable as they used to be.
Purpose has always been part of Unilever’s DNA. Our founder, William Lever, built a business around the sale of Lifebuoy soap that was not only profitable and sustainable but also helped transform the health of the poor in Victorian Britain.
While I am a capitalist at heart and I have no problems with commercialization as such, I believe that while it’s okay if education becomes a profitable business, it’s not okay if it becomes corrupt.
The myth of fame and the myth of success is cultivated because it is monetisable and it is profitable.
Costco pays their workers good wages with benefits while selling good products at competitive prices and remaining quite profitable.
I think wealthy conservatives are busy investing in profit and job creation and enterprise, and wealthy liberals, many of them either from the media industry themselves or from – they recognize the value of communications and are more ready to put money into a less profitable enterprise, namely the media.
A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
One of the things we urge Y-Combinator companies to do is to have profitability in grasp. If you need to get profitable before your A round of money, you ought to be able to do that.
Technological progress has made clean energy a profitable investment, and growing popular pressure has forced politicians to respond to the threat of ecological disaster.
I founded Netflix. I’ve built it steadily over 12 years now, first with DVD becoming profitable in 2002, a head-to-head ferocious battle with Blockbuster and evolving the company toward streaming.
I hope to make movies that are so small they don’t need to make anything to be profitable.
The very nature of finance is that it cannot be profitable unless it is significantly leveraged… and as long as there is debt, there can be failure and contagion.
Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international – three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services.
If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
In China, Internet surveillance has already become a profitable industry. In fact, a growing number of private firms eagerly assist the local police by aggregating this data and presenting it in easy-to-browse formats, allowing humans to pursue more analytical tasks.
Nobody’s profitable at this moment, because recession is on; advertising dollars are down, and expenses are way up. So that kind of belies the situation that you would expect, because the ratings are way up everywhere.
A well-functioning microfinance bank can actually be a profitable business as well. So it became a perfect proof point that, through business, you can provide an experience that leads to individual self-empowerment.
The most effective role for the Oregon Treasury is to continue to demand responsible business practices and use our influence to push for the development of profitable investment opportunities in the clean energy sector.
In 2014, Blackstone was the most profitable money manager in the world. I did not anticipate that.
Betting against entrepreneurs who are changing the world has never been a profitable endeavor.
Economics drive the creative, and for a long time, movies about men were just considered ‘movies,’ whereas movies about women were considered niche and only appealing to women. This is to an extent still true, and what it does is represent movies about women as less profitable.
When I left Apple, it had $2 billion of cash. It was the most profitable computer company in the world – not just personal computers – and Apple was the number one selling computer.
Companies like YouTube will continue to be tested on their commitment to the mission that made them such popular and profitable websites – providing an open platform to a wide range of ideas from around the world.
What was a profitable business in one era can become a public utility and a recognized public good in the next.
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.
If a company is profitable, the founder is in control. If it’s not, investors are in control.
If you really want to sort out the High Street, you ask someone like Kate Swann at WHSmith, who has done a fantastic job of running profitable shops.
When an entrant competitor attacks the low end of any market, the rational reaction of the incumbent firms is to abandon rather than defend it – because the low end is the least profitable of their possible investments.
My ambition is to figure out how to help people create their own health and how to turn that into a profitable business.
When you’re finished, bars are not inherently profitable. You got to work at them to make them profitable.
If we want, we can be profitable, but we are focusing on growth. We don’t comment on profitability, but we do look at it internally. And many of our Ola cities are profitable. But our focus across all cities is growth.
It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
What’s immediately profitable is the only kind of logic that capitalism understands.
When the price of a drug rises, it becomes profitable and the target of new competition.
We the people have the power to decide who we want to see in our advertisements and how we want the world to be portrayed. If we show that being ethical and being diverse is profitable, they’re going to market to us.
American business at this point is really about developing an idea, making it profitable, selling it while it’s profitable and then getting out or diversifying. It’s just about sucking everything up.
One of the reasons we are profitable is the changes that we’ve made and the long-term relationships we’ve built with major corporations. We have gotten out there and put our nose to the grindstone and simply been competitive.
Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
From the perspective of corporations, taxes are an additional cost of doing business. If you increase their taxes, to remain profitable they will have to find ways to lower other costs, or to increase revenues.
In our perform agenda, segmentation is one of our key strategic priorities. Segmentation is about deploying the right go-to-market channel to the right customers with the right pricing and the right cost to serve. And as a result, the segmentation strategy ensures that we generate profitable growth.