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Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.
Zora Neale Hurston
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
Henry Ward Beecher
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping; The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants.
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company.
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
J. Paul Getty
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A man is known by the company he organizes.
If you're working for a good company and you're happy there, and you're being compensated accordingly, and your work satisfies you, you should stay there.
Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like.
Getting things done in this country, if you want to build something, if you want to start a company, it's getting to be virtually impossible with all of the bureaucracy and all of the approvals.
How come liberals never admit that they're liberal? They've now come up with a new word called 'progressive,' which I thought was an insurance company but apparently it's a label.
In other words, don't expect to always be great. Disappointments, failures and setbacks are a normal part of the lifecycle of a unit or a company and what the leader has to do is constantly be up and say 'we have a problem, let's go and get it'.
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
If I could always read, I should never feel the want of company.
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.
Anne M. Mulcahy
Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company. The safest approach is to remove all useful information.
It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company.
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