Profit Quotes

The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source. Juvenal

There can be no profit in the making or selling of things to be destroyed in war. Men may think that they have such profit, but in the end the profit will turn out to be a loss. Alexander Hamilton

When profit is unshared it’s less likely to grow greater. Malcolm Forbes

In business, the earning of profit is something more than an incident of success. It is an essential condition of success. It is an essential condition of success because the continued absence of profit itself spells failure. Louis D Brandeis

The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit. Samuel Gompers

Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value. Arthur Miller

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. Henry Ford

Profits are the lifeblood of the economic system, the magic elixir upon which progress and all good things depend ultimately. But one man’s lifeblood is another man’s cancer. Paul Samuelson

Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart. Scott Adams

Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does. Paul Samuelson

Profit is as necessary as the air we breathe but it would be terrible if we worked only to make a profit, just as it would be terrible if we lived only to breathe. Hermann Joseph Abs