"If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."
Red Adair

"The recognition and understanding of the need was the primary condition of the creative act. When people feel they had to express themselves for originality for its own sake, that tends not to be creativity. Only when you get into the problem and the problem becomes clear, can creativity take over."
Charles Eames

"I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical."
Giorgio Armani

"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.... Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art."
Andy Warhol

"Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognise... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished."
Claude Levi-Strauss

"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas."
George Bernard Shaw

"Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them."
Theodor Adorno

"I am the world's worst salesman, therefore, I must make it easy for people to buy."
F.W. Woolworth (1852-1919).

"There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things."
Niccolo Machiavelli

"I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work."
Benjamin Franklin

"The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There's far less competition."
Dwight Whitney Morrow

"Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy."
Karl Marx

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