Custom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Custom

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The fact is that surveys which media people openly admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their customers believe they're doing a good job, while the average profit margin in television is in the neighborhood of eighty percent.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


I've gone through back surgery a couple times, and of course, my radiation treatments for six weeks got me to the point where I was not able to play at the level that I was accustomed to.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


As I said before, a big part of my strategy says - and the management team I think is in agreement with this - we don't have to be out there with a lot of noise all the time. What we need to do is paint a vision for customers, promise them deliverables, and go hit at it.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about customer requirements for languages, then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
~By James Frank ~


Last year, customs officials screened only five percent of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States. That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our national and economic interests.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock 'n roll records to trendy customers.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol, with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard, with the Armed Forces.
~By Barry McCaffrey ~


Am I an Apple bigot? No. I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy. But overall, they do better than any other player.
~By Donald Norman ~


Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
~By William Hazlitt ~


It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat.
~By Mario Batali ~


Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security.
~By Kit Bond ~


Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.
~By Bill Alexander ~


It's a growing trend. Viewers are our customers, but so are advertisers. And advertisers want different ways to reach our viewers.
~By Jeff Zucker ~


If you make the customer a promise... make sure you deliver it.
~By Merv Griffin ~


Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
~By John Acton ~


No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
~By Carrie Chapman Catt ~


New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
~By Euripides ~


Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


That's the ultimate gratification in any business situation - do customers buy the product? And do they use it and do they come back and buy more of it?
~By Jim Barksdale ~


All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
~By Tom Peters ~


Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
~By Bill Blass ~


In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed to a little anger and exaggeration. Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well.
~By Edmund S. Muskie ~


We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it.
~By Ray Kroc ~


I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts. When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights with guys and usually punching out boys my age because I was a lot bigger and tougher. So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


Salads was a big indicator of that - there was a huge market out there for it. And why not tap it? Some of the things we are doing now around the globe are responding to customers. It's not because some guy sued you.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


Your company's most valuable asset is how it is known to its customers.
~By Brian Tracy ~


We can believe that we know where the world should go. But unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage.
~By Joel Barlow ~


Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
~By Bill Gates ~


Heavy pillars, carved from the rock, bear the roof. Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light; then they can make out marvelous representations from Indian mythology carved on the walls.
~By Rudolf Otto ~


In the last camp they all ate grass, until the authorities forbade them to pull it up. They were accustomed to having the fruits of their little communal gardens stolen by the guards, after they had done all the work; but at the last camp everything was stolen.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. When you turn your back, you've lost her.
~By Estee Lauder ~


History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
~By Steve Jobs ~


In the 9th grade I began my first wage work for the West Side Drug store delivering prescriptions and sundries on my bicycle to customers who called in orders.
~By Vernon L. Smith ~


There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward.
~By Jeff Bezos ~


Innovation comes from the producer - not from the customer.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.
~By Tim O'Reilly ~


Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
~By Robert Hall ~


I try hard to convince them it's important - but there's a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
~By Steve Jobs ~


A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
~By Steve Jobs ~


Art was carrying me a lot of the time. When you're accustomed to playing with Art, and you play with other drummers, it's as if the bottom dropped out.
~By Benny Green ~


As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.
~By Jef Raskin ~


We want a marriage with our customers, not a relationship.
~By Daniel Drew ~


Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Curious people who have become accustomed to think that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
~By Jesse Helms ~


Not being in tune with your customers is like living in an alternate reality; the way you think your customers feel about your product is not always the same as what your customers really think about your product.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


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.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


We opened a design center in the South of England last year as part of our strategy for being close to our customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets.
~By David Milne ~


We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live.
~By Arthur Blank ~


I don't really like to talk specifically about customers by name - but we work with nearly all the leading manufacturers of consumer products worldwide and at quite a detailed engineering level.
~By David Milne ~


Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~By John Updike ~


There are a lot of people who touch the customer.
~By Roger Staubach ~


It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


The gun dealer is not only paying these two police officers, but more importantly, the gun dealer has said he will never again sell more than one gun to a customer. This is exactly what we're trying to get the gun industry across the country to do.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
~By Steve Jobs ~


Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
~By John Wanamaker ~


Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest - even though the island has been within the national borders, political system and customs territory of the U.S. for a century.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
~By Jean Froissart ~


I've been accustomed to being famous and having a certain level of attention for 14 years, but in the last few months, it's changed. It's like on the arcade game, I've gone up to the next level.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


Consistency is found in that work whose whole and detail are suitable to the occasion. It arises from circumstance, custom, and nature.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America, and they're really, really buying internationally.
~By Jim Balsillie ~


Intel's still our main partner. We have not announced anything with AMD and don't have anything planned, but we're constantly being aware to make sure our customers get the best technology.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


Many people do think it's naive to improvise in front of paying customers. I'm not saying one way is better than another.
~By Lee Konitz ~


And our size: The company this year is going to be close to $50 billion, so if that's the case and you can continue to grow that fast, I would rather put my energies to solving customer problems and growing our business than worrying about integrating and laying people off.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


We have a lot of existing customers which are also considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs, so we're learning from them.
~By Miguel de Icaza ~


We want to set a tone going into our fiscal year that starts Feb. 1, that Wal-Mart Stores is going to be aggressive in taking care of customers, taking care of our associates, communications and merchandising.
~By Lee Scott ~


The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
~By Adam Smith ~


The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
~By Richard Cobden ~


I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
~By Daniel Defoe ~


We don't want to push our ideas on to customers, we simply want to make what they want.
~By Laura Ashley ~


They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers.
~By Frederic Bastiat ~


Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers.
~By Charlie Bell ~


The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment, my story does not lend itself to such treatment.
~By Curt Flood ~


Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.
~By Elizabeth Arden ~


As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
~By Harry Johnston ~


Our customer base is not necessarily a leader, an early adopter.
~By Lee Scott ~


Even if someone is already in your market space, ask yourself whether you can approach it from a different angle and thereby secure your own customer base.
~By Benjamin Cohen ~


I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence.
~By Bernadette Devlin ~


Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


It is not reason which is the guide of life, but custom.
~By David Hume ~


There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
~By Sam Walton ~


Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers.
~By Samuel Butler ~

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