"Instructive, well-organized . . . . The Wiley Book of Business Quotations is a worthy addition to your business bookshelf"-USA Today
"This [is] a great book for speechwriters as well as writers . . . appealing to anyone interested in business-or, for that matter, life-as it is practiced today."-Houston Chronicle
This groundbreaking book contains the most provocative, illuminating, and humorous comments about business today.
ON COMPETITION . . .
"I don't like my competitors. I don't eat with them, don't do anything with them except try to waste them."-Hugh McColl Jr., CEO of NationsBank
ON MANAGEMENT . . .
"One's objective should be to get it right, get it out, and get it over. You see, your problem won't improve with age."-Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
ON LANGUAGE . . .
"George Orwell once blamed the demise of the English language on politics. It's quite possible he never read a prospectus."-Arthur Levitt Jr., Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
With more than 5,000 quotations drawn largely from the press and from speeches, this comprehensive reference brings you the unique perspectives of today's business leaders. Inside, you'll find the words of such titans as Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Percy Barnevik, George Soros, Jurgen Schrempp, Michael Eisner, and Jack Welch, as well as hundreds of others who have helped shape the business world over the past two decades. Thoroughly indexed by names and companies, this book is an indispensable resource for business people, writers, politicians, public speakers, and anyone who wants to make sense of today's business world.
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About the Author
HENRY EHRLICH is a professional speechwriter whose clients include some of the world's foremost financial, manufacturing, and entertainment companies.