Here's a quick look at some of our favourite 'business'-related quotations.
'A billion hours ago, human life appeared on earth. A billion minutes ago, Christianity emerged. A billion coca-colas ago was yesterday morning'.
Coca-Cola Company 1996 annual report
Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard)'
'Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties'.
'Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers'.
Laurence J Peter
'A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man'.
'Hell, there are no rules here. We're trying to accomplish something'.
Thomas A Edison
'Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they are always tax-deductible'.
'The average person thinks his isn't.'
Father Larry Lorenzoni
'If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion'.
George Bernard Shaw
And three to finish from J.Paul Getty:
'If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars'.
'If you owe the bank $100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100m, that's the bank's problem'.
'The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights'.