My 10 Business Quotes Ever

“Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.”
John D. Rockefeller, Founder, Standard Oil Corp.

“If you know exactly how much money you have…then you don’t have  enough.”
Carlos Slim, World’s wealthiest person (2007, 2010-2013).

“It is far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.”
Warren Buffett, Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

“If you do something, and it turns out pretty good, You should go out and do something else wonderful. Don’t dwell on it for too long, just figure out what’s next” 
Steve Jobs, Co-Founder Apple, Inc.

“How you gather, manage and use information will determine whether you win or lose.”
Bill Gates, Founder & Chairman Microsoft, Inc.

“It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many  times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about  your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from  them and those around you because all that matters in business is that  you get it right once. Then everyone can tell you how lucky you are”
Mark Cuban, Self made billionaire

When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough”
Donald Trump, Real Estate Mogul, Self made billionaire

“Embrace change. Envision what could be, Challenge the status quo, and drive creative destruction.”
Charles Koch, Chairman & CEO, Koch Industries

“Whatever you are thinking, think bigger.”
Tony Hsieh, CEO of

“People don’t believe what you tell them.
They rarely believe what you show them.
They often believe what their friends tell them.
They always believe what they tell themselves.”
Seth Godin, American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker

What are yours? …. Share your thoughts

Written by

Ziad K Abdelnour, Wall Street financier, trader and author is currently President and CEO of Blackhawk Partners Inc., a private equity and physical commodities trading firm based out of New York City, Founder & President of the United States Committee for a Free Lebanon (USCFL), Founder & Chairman of the Financial Policy Council, Member of the Board of Governors of the Middle East Forum and Former President of the Arab Bankers Association of North America.