Enterprise Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old enterprise quotes, enterprise sayings, and enterprise proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Free enterprise cannot be justified as being good for business. It can be justified only as being good for society. Peter Drucker
Free enterprise has enabled the creative and the acquisitive urges of man to be given expression in a way which benefits all members of society. Let free enterprise fight back now, not for itself, but for all those who believe in freedom. Margaret Thatcher
In the enterprise you want to start intentionally small. Aaron Levie
Free enterprise is the sure and so far the only known way of constantly improving the well-being of mankind. Raymond C. Hoiles
An enterprise is a community of human beings, not a collection of "human resources". Henry Mintzberg
Those with the enterprise lack the money and those with the money lack the enterprise to buy stocks when they are cheap. Benjamin Graham
Free enterprise is a rough and competitive game. It is a hell of a lot better than a government monopoly. Ronald Reagan
Every successful enterprise has a very clear strategic purpose. Mitch Daniels
Free enterprise has done more to reduce poverty than all the government programs dreamed up by Democrats. Ronald Reagan
An enterprise that is constantly exploring new horizons is likely to have a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talent. Gary Hamel
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
An enterprise's most vital assets lie in its design and other creative capabilities. Lee Kun-hee
The enterprise can fulfill its human and social functions only if it prospers as a business. Peter Drucker
Enterprise is better than ease. Jim Rohn
Private enterprise manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal. Thomas Jefferson
The free enterprise system does not leave people behind. Marco Rubio
If you pour your heart into your work, or into any worthy enterprise, you can achieve dreams others may think impossible. Howard Schultz
The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines. And in a period of rapid change such as the present, the decline will be fast. Peter Drucker
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. Niccolo Machiavelli
In private enterprises men may advance or recede, whereas they who aim at empire have no alternative between the highest success and utter downfall. Tacitus
Free enterprise means that the more enterprising you are, the freer you are. Mark Victor Hansen
Science is an enterprise that can only flourish if it puts the truth ahead of nationality, ethnicity, class and color. John Charles Polanyi
The most difficult of enterprises is to secure the cooperation of others in enterprises those others did not think of first. Murray Leinster
Enterprise is hard work. You have to integrate the client with the optimized systems of all the servers and software. Samuel J. Palmisano
In capitalist enterprise there is no secure income and no security of wealth. Ludwig Von Mises
Business enterprise is an organ of society. There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer. Peter Drucker
A person of greater enterprise than discretion, who in embracing an opportunity has formed an unfortunate attachment. Ambrose Bierce
Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction. Arthur C. Brooks
Free enterprise cannot only make us better off financially, it can make us better people. Mitt Romney
Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective. Jessica Savitch
Great enterprises usually promise vastly more than they perform. Mark Twain
A business enterprise must continue beyond the lifetime of the individual or of the generation to be capable of producing its contributions to economy and to society. Peter Drucker
No worthy enterprise can be done by us without continual plodding and wearisomeness to our faint and sensitive abilities. John Milton
Private enterprise is ceasing to be free enterprise. Private enterprise, indeed, became too private. It became privileged enterprise, not free enterprise. Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the enterprise, the trend is towards smaller, more powerful standardized systems where Dell is uniquely positioned. Kevin B. Rollins
In a free enterprise, the community is not just another stakeholder, but is in fact the very purpose of its existence. Jamsetji Tata
The enterprise, by definition, must be capable of producing more or better than all the resources that comprise it. Peter Drucker
Free enterprise is not a bad idea and has produced art. Ishmael Reed
It is at the heart of our human enterprise, that is to say, at the heart of society, to allow consensus a power it ought not to have. Jesse Ball
Any enterprise of your own is a great enterprise. Josh Becker