Top 140 Profitable Quotes

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 prop

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.
Brigham Young
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.
Nick Woodman
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.
Lev Grossman
As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
Dick Cavett
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
Benjamin Whichcote
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.
Nick Hanauer
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.
Kevin Kelly
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.
Calvin Coolidge
News may not be very profitable anymore, but it sure is popular.
Ari Melber
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.
Mark Zuckerberg
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.
Gary Ross
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.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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.
John Schneider
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.
Dido Harding
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.
Paul Polman
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.
Chetan Bhagat
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.
Tom Perez
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.
Karl Rove
A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
Finley Peter Dunne
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.
Sam Altman
Technological progress has made clean energy a profitable investment, and growing popular pressure has forced politicians to respond to the threat of ecological disaster.
Brian Deese
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.
Reed Hastings
I hope to make movies that are so small they don’t need to make anything to be profitable.
J. J. Abrams
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.
Alan Greenspan
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.
Bernard Ebbers
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.
Edward R. Murrow
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.
Evgeny Morozov
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.
Brit Hume
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.
Pierre Omidyar
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.
Ted Wheeler
In 2014, Blackstone was the most profitable money manag

In 2014, Blackstone was the most profitable money manager in the world. I did not anticipate that.
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Betting against entrepreneurs who are changing the world has never been a profitable endeavor.
Chamath Palihapitiya
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.
Susanna Fogel
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.
John Sculley
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.
Ari Melber
What was a profitable business in one era can become a public utility and a recognized public good in the next.
Andrew Yang
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.
Pierre Charron
If a company is profitable, the founder is in control. If it’s not, investors are in control.
Sam Altman
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.
Theo Paphitis
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.
Clayton M. Christensen
My ambition is to figure out how to help people create their own health and how to turn that into a profitable business.
Esther Dyson
When you’re finished, bars are not inherently profitable. You got to work at them to make them profitable.
Jon Taffer
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.
Bhavish Aggarwal
It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
Jackie Mason
What’s immediately profitable is the only kind of logic that capitalism understands.
Susan George
When the price of a drug rises, it becomes profitable and the target of new competition.
Scott Gottlieb
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.
Rain Dove
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.
Ian MacKaye
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.
David Steward
Find people not to envy but to admire. Do not the profitable but the admirable deed. Live by ideals.
Jonathan Sacks
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.
Maxime Bernier
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.
Alain Dehaze